Rosie Black has joined the evil Helios group to protect her friend Pip. But trouble is brewing – a rebellion is rising. Who is involved? And how does the mysterious Dark Star fit into these plans?The stakes are high for Rosie. The survival of Pip and the world as she knows it depends on her.Can Rosie save those she loves before it is too late?

Dark Star is the final book in The Rosie Black Chronicles, a thrilling young adult science-fiction series by Australian author Lara Morgan. This action-packed dystopian novel is perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and Divergent. Find out how the adventure started in Genesis (Book 1) and Equinox (Book 2). Read more at

“The pace continues to keep the reader engaged in the action as Rosie shows her development into an independent person still torn by conflicting relationships with her father, guardians, allies and enemies … Dark Star is the ultimate solution to the struggle. Another great read from Lara Morgan.” The West Australian

“An action-packed finale. Rosie’s life hangs in the balance more than once, and there are fights, chases, escapes and battles. In amongst the action is character development, and a satisfying conclusion the series.” Aussie Reviews

“A great third book in the series, it should keep readers hooked up to the last pages.” ReadPlus


Lara Morgan is a first-generation Australian of Croatian and Bermudian descent. She wrote her first book when she was seven – a plagiarised version of The Magic Faraway Tree – and has been writing on and off ever since. She has worked in community arts and at a community newspaper but now spends most of her time writing. Awakening, Book One of her adult trilogy, The Twins of Saranthium, was released in 2008 by Pan Macmillan. Book Two in the series, Betrayal, was released in March 2010.


Fast paced and stylishly written.

The Australian

Will have you on the edge of your bus seat.


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