The Hating Game meets Mission: Impossible in Stars and Smoke, a smoldering new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu about a superstar tapped to become a secret agent and the reluctant young spy assigned to be his partner.
Meet Winter Youngârookie backup dancer turned global pop phenomenon. His star power has smashed records, selling out stadiums from LA to London. Now heâs bringing his swoon worthy assets to a whole new arena. . .
Infamous criminal tycoon Eli Morrison has just one weaknessâhis daughter, Penelope. And Penelope has just one wish for her nineteenth birthdayâa private concert with Winter Young. When covert ops organization The Panacea Group approaches Winter with this once-in-a-lifetime chance to infiltrate Morrisonâs inner circle, Winter must use his fame, cunning, and charisma to pull it offâonly he wonât be on his own.
Posing as Winterâs bodyguard is the fiery Sydney Cossette, Panaceaâs youngest spy. Sydney may be the only person alive impervious to Winter's charms, but as the mission brings them closer, she's forced to admit there's more to this A-lister than slick dance moves and a handsome face. Panacea's unlikeliest partners just might become its biggest heroesâand maybe even moreâif they can survive each other first.