This is the most explosive thriller of the year - you won't be able to put it down.
D. B. John has lived in South Korea and is one of the few Westerners to have visited North Korea. He co-authored The Girl With Seven Names, Hyeonseo Lee's New York Times bestselling memoir about her escape from North Korea.
"Extraordinary ... smart, sophisticated, suspenseful - and
important. If you try one new thing this year, make it Star of the
North. " * Lee Child, bestselling author of the Jack Reacher
"Tense and compelling." * James Swallow, Sunday Times bestselling author of NOMAD *
"A superior thriller...steeped in the intrigue, culture and family of a closed regime." * Andrew Gross, New York Times bestselling author *
"[Y]ou should read this forensic exposure of the horrors of [Kim Jong-un's] regime in this Tom Clancy-style evocation of what life there is actually like... Fast-moving and compelling, it provides the perfect fictional backdrop to the summit diplomacy we are now witnessing." * Daily Mail *
"[John] parlays his knowledge into a grim but incisive narrative.... This is a masterly evocation of life under the Kim Jong-il regime." -- Barry Forshaw * Guardian *