Theater of the Stars
“Neither a mystery nor a romance, but it is both mysterious and romantic. It's a novel about secrets -- secret actions and the secret emotions that provoke them -- with the lethal secrets of nuclear research at its center.”
–The Washington Post
Lucienne Kundera, an astrophysicist, has uncovered a black hole as mysterious as the secrets in her own life. After her mother's suicide attempt, Lucienne becomes dangerously obsessed with uncovering the past, while at the same time attempting to solve a celestial mystery so dark and dense that its nature cannot be revealed.
“Spellbinding . . . ingenious . . . as psychologically loaded as it is suspenseful . . . penetrating . . . searing.” –Booklist
“ . . Kelby's writing has a dreamy quality that succeeds in capturing the world's romantic vision of astronomy and physics.” –San Francisco Chronicle
Book Sense 76 Pick
Utne Reader Book Club selection