Susan Elizabeth Phillips, author of First Star I See Tonight, on tour August/September 2016

Posted By on July 31, 2016

First Star I See Tonight coverAbout First Star I See Tonight

• Hardcover: 384 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (August 23, 2016)

A star quarterback and a feisty detective play for keeps in this sporty, sexy, sassy novel—a long-awaited new entry in the beloved, award-winning, New York Times bestselling author’s fan-favorite Chicago Stars football series.

Piper Dove is a woman with a dream—to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. Problem? Graham’s spotted her, and he’s not happy.

Which is why a good detective needs to think on her feet. “The fact is . . . I’m your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just . . . mildly unhinged.”

Piper soon finds herself working for Graham himself, although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he’s hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop’s life might be in danger, and Piper’s determined to protect him, whether he wants it or not. (Hint: Not!) If only she weren’t also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants of fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding Piper find her very dead husband.

And then there’s Cooper Graham himself, a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants—even if what he wants is a feisty detective hell bent on proving she’s as tough as he is.

From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can’t stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most.

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About Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Susan Elizabeth PhillipsSusan Elizabeth Phillips soared onto the New York Times bestseller list with Dream a Little Dream. She’s the only four-time recipient of the Romance Writers of America’s prestigious Favorite Book of the Year Award. A resident of the Chicago suburbs, she is also a hiker, gardener, reader, wife, and mother of two grown sons.

Visit Susan at her website,, like her on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Tour Stops

Wednesday, August 24th: Books and Bindings

Monday, August 29th: From the TBR Pile

Wednesday, August 31st: Staircase Wit

Thursday, September 1st: A Soccer Mom’s Book Blog

Friday, September 2nd: Into the Hall of Books

Sunday, September 4th: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom

Tuesday, September 6th: As I turn the pages

Wednesday, September 7th: Leigh Kramer

Thursday, September 8th: Queen of All She Reads

Friday, September 9th: Seaside Book Nook


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