Author: Lindsay Cummings
Series: The Murder Complex #1
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Date: June 10, 2014
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An action-packed, blood-soaked, futuristic debut thriller set in a world where the murder rate is higher than the birthrate. For fans of Moira Young’s Dust Lands series, La Femme Nikita, and the movie Hanna.
Meadow Woodson, a fifteen-year-old girl who has been trained by her father to fight, to kill, and to survive in any situation, lives with her family on a houseboat in Florida. The state is controlled by The Murder Complex, an organization that tracks the population with precision.
The plot starts to thicken when Meadow meets Zephyr James, who is—although he doesn’t know it—one of the MC’s programmed assassins. Is their meeting a coincidence? Destiny? Or part of a terrifying strategy? And will Zephyr keep Meadow from discovering the haunting truth about her family?
Action-packed, blood-soaked, and chilling, this is a dark and compelling debut novel.
WOW. That’s the one word I want to use after reading this book. I love a good dystopian story and this one did not disappoint me. It had everything I hoped it would – action, suspense, danger, broken society, a corrupt system that has lied to everyone, and a strong main character that won’t back down from a fight.