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Publisher: Whitman Books
Publication Date: August 31, 2017
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About the Book
My name is Aeris Thorne. I am a genetically modified human.
Discover the exciting, long-awaited sequel to The Butterfly Code, the sci-fi romance thriller that’s captivating readers around the world.
All I wanted was to spend a last few weeks with the man I love before tearing myself away to lick my wounds.
I know Hunter and I can never be together–too many differences lie between us. He’s a member of an elite group of superhumans. And what am I? His mistake.
But we will have no tender respite. No final few magical days. Not us. Not now that I’ve learned a death sentence hangs over my head. Powerful forces are descending upon the cozy little town of Deep Cove, Maine. Beneath the cover of whispering trees, along the shores of wave-tumbled beaches, people are vying for power.
And I have become the center of the war.
For Hunter’s sake, I’m desperate to run away. Far away. To hide so that no one can find me. For if I stay, I’ll destroy us both.
But there’s a child involved now. A seven-year-old girl who’s been pulled into my deadly vortex.
There can be no running. No hiding. Not with the child’s life at stake, too.
Startling changes are beginning to take hold of me–I can feel them burning through my veins. My only ally is the man I love, the one I can never be with. I’m desperate to hide the truth from him. He can’t know what I’m becoming. For if I put my faith in him, if we stand together, we’ll both be dead.
Romantic. Dangerous. Action-packed. Discover the exciting sequel to the sci-fi romance thriller that’s captivating readers around the world. For fans of The Pretties, Twilight, and The Mortal Instruments. If you love exciting romances, nail-biting action, urban fantasy, fated mates, young adult dark romance, and some devilish bad boys, then the world of THE GIRL ON FIRE SERIES awaits you!
I received this eBook from Xpresso Book Tours.
I really wanted to enjoy this book as much as I did the first. But I honestly had some issues with it.
Before I delve into the issues, I do want to say what I do like about the book though, because it wasn't all terrible.
Aeris is definitely a lot easier to read about in this book. She's far less scatterbrained, more composed. Although it is obvious that her genetically modified genes are causing quite the ruckus for Hunter and the rest.
Hunter is also more focused and less confused. He handles Aeris quite well, even if he is a little evasive to her questions at times.
Okay so my issues: who in their right mind puts a child in that kind of danger? Whether they hoped Aeris would rescue the child or not. I really hope that man sleeps with his gun because if I was the mama, he'd be in major trouble. (To make matters worse, the child is also gravely ill. More points for that dad.)
The other issue is the Tribunal. Like, do they act outside of the laws of regular society? Also, being Winterborn survivors, their rule is biased when it comes to helping other human beings. Clearly money and immortality makes them above the law, heh. Which also made me wonder about the last book too. Where were the law when there was this massive battle? So many questions, so little time!
But as a writer, I know that every story does have a lot of ironing out to do. It's not a perfect science and everyone will question things from time to time. So I am still invested in learning about where this story will go and how it will progress. I'm definitely interested to see if Gage will come out of it and be rescued or rescue himself. It will be interesting.
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Sue Wyshynski is a small town Canadian girl who moved to the United States to pursue the American dream. Sue grew up in the same place as musician Justin Bieber. Her last name is pronounced wish-in-ski.
Sue’s style has been described as immersive, emotional, and action-packed.
According to Sue, “Writers must do more than write; they must try to speak to the hearts of the world.”
The Butterfly Code, coming this fall, is Sue’s first New Adult romantic suspense.
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