Laura Steven’s latest YA fiction novel Every Exquisite Thing is out today with Electric Monkey UK (Harper Collins).
Every Exquisite Thing is a feminist YA horror-thriller-romance retelling of The Picture of Dorian Gray for the the TikTok generation.
Penny Paxton is the daughter of an icon. Her supermodel mother has legions of adoring fans around the world, and Penny is ready to begin her journey to international adoration, starting with joining the elite Dorian Drama School.
When Penny’s new mentor offers her an opportunity she cannot refuse, to have a portrait painted by a mysterious artist who can grant immortal beauty to all his subjects, Penny happily follows in the footsteps of Dorian’s most glittering alumni, knowing that stardom is sure to soon be hers.
But when her trusted mentor is found murdered, Penny realises she’s made a terrible mistake – a sinister someone is using the uncanny portraits to kill off the subjects one by one. As more perfectly beautiful students start to fall, Penny knows her time is running out . . .
We’re so excited for readers to indulge in this smart, seductive and searing new sapphic love story from award-winning author of The Society for Soulless Girls.
Buy your copy here