In this high-flying, adrenaline-fueled thriller,
America’s best hope is the elite teen fighter pilots of the United Star
to the last drop of fuel. Fight to the last drop of blood.
Showoff, reckless, maverick—Chase Harcourt, call
sign “Nyx,” isn’t one to play it safe. In the year 2048, America is locked in a
cold war, and the country’s best hope is the elite teen fighter pilots of the
United Star Academy. Chase is one of only two daredevil pilots chosen to fly an
experimental “Streaker” jet. But few know the pain and loneliness of her past.
All anyone cares about is that Chase ace the upcoming Streaker trials, proving
the prototype jet can knock the enemy out of the sky.
But as the world tilts toward war, Chase cracks open
a military secret. There’s a third Streaker, whose young hotshot pilot,
Tristan, can match her on the ground and in the clouds. And Chase doesn’t play
well with others. But to save her country, she just may have to put her life in
the hands of the competition.
Cori McCarthy’s taut, romantic action-adventure will
shoot your pulse straight into overdrive with her brilliantly imagined and
frighteningly possible future.
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“The author isn’t afraid to play a bit rough, making
this feel less like a novel capitalizing on current trends and more like a
great story being told in a very cool way. Smart, exciting, confident—and quite
possibly the next big thing.”