Katie Khan is guest author in #LitChat on July 17, 2017 at 4 p.m. ET. Follow #LitChat on Twitter or login to our dedicated channel at www.twubs.com/litchat.
In Katie Khan‘s startling and evocative novel, harkening to both One Day and Gravity, Hold Back the Stars shows how the choices we make can change the fate of everyone around us.
Trapped in the vast void of space, Carys and Max have only ninety minutes of oxygen left to live. None of this was supposed to happen. After a freak accident, Carys and Max are left adrift in space with nothing to hold onto but each other. As they fall, they can’t help but look back at the world they left behind. A world whose rules they couldn’t submit to, a place where they never really belonged; a home they’re determined to get back to because they’ve come too far to lose each other now. While their air ticks dangerously low, one is offered the chance of salvation—but who will take it?
A graduate of the acclaimed Faber Academy writing course, and a fan of love stories with epic settings both on the page and on screen, Katie has spent 10 years working in digital technology and editorial, including four years as Head of Digital at Paramount Pictures UK, before joining Warner Bros. in April 2017 to work on a major film production. Named in the 40 Under 40 working in European Cinema at CineEurope 2016, and The Drum’s Top 50 most influential people in social media marketing in the UK, Katie was also selected as a Rising Star by The Media Eye. Katie is from London.
Follow Katie Kahn on Twitter: @katie_khan.