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She was created for a purpose so revolutionary, someone was willing to kill for it.

Seventeen-year-old Lexi Matthews keeps two secrets from her elite boarding school classmates - she's the daughter of a famous and controversial geneticist, and she can influence people's thoughts.

But after new student Jack DeWeese heals her broken arm with an anything-but-simple touch, he forces Lexi to face a new reality - her abilities reach much further than speaking to the minds of others.

After Lexi's father goes missing and she receives threatening emails, she can't decide whether to fall into Jack's arms or run and hide.

As Lexi seeks answers to what she and Jack are, she discovers a truth more unsettling than anything her science books can teach. And letting Jack into her life of secrets is not only a threat to her very existence, but it just might break her heart wide open.

©2013 Heather Sunseri (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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  • Houston Armstrong
  • 24-07-2020

Meh

This book is the literary equivalent of blue balls. I realize it is a series and not all answers can be given in the first book but I have never felt so - unnecessarily - teased by a book. Question after question after question all while treating the protagonist like they should or already do know all the answers. This mixed with the incredibly meaningless and ping pong like dialogue made for a thoroughly unsatisfying read and even more so as audio. It didn't actually get interesting until the last few paragraphs. Which is all the more disappointing because the following books might - possibly, maybe - be good but no, I just can't.

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  • Tamara S.
  • 25-10-2020

Meh

Lots of twists and turns. However, I was so annoyed with the female lead character that I almost couldn’t finish the story. If you’re looking for a story about a girl who asks the wrong questions over and over again and trusts the wrong people, this is your book!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 05-09-2019

whole series to final ending.

good narration but you have to read the whole series to get true final satisfaction.

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  • Jeanette
  • 07-11-2020

Weak

Wow, I made it to chapter 6 and still listening to the main character complain over and over about what, I’m not sure . We also get
To hear the main characters anger then anxiety then repeat over and over; this is a perfect example for a weak female character. No point or direction to this book. I would not waste any time on this book.

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  • Chrystal
  • 10-12-2020

Great until....

It was really very good until the last few minutes when she was being forced to get a little to close to the jerk who's been controlling her mind. As soon as he told her she would wake up the next day and feel a desire towards him I turned it off!! I hate it when authors do that so, I won't be reading the rest of her books! I'm going to call and get my money back too.

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  • Suzette Kramer
  • 23-09-2020

Main character doesn't react appropriately

The concept behind this story is intriguing and toward the end, it got better. In fact I'll read the next in the series because of it, but the heroine in the story drove me crazy most of the book. A weak, whiny girl who is confused and fighting herself most of the story has a lot of bad things happen. She overreacts to most of it and underreacts to the rest. The narrator did a nice job performing the book.

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  • Virgil Perryman
  • 10-05-2020

coming of age tale with frightening twist

When a women just entering adulthood discovers a gift that seems like a curse in the middle of a world of secretes the challenges of coming of age becomes almost impossible. The story moves quickly and negatives would be too much action without building a back drop to carry so much going on at the same time. It is also a good mystery and all and all an enjoyable listen.

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  • Lylah
  • 05-05-2021

Had potential but…

While I realize this is a YA book, the indecisiveness of the main character and all the vacillation really got annoying. I had to finish it however, because I really wanted to know what happened. It was sort of a science fiction book, ruined by an annoying protagonist and a romance that took away from the storyline, rather than adding to it.
With that said, the storyline could be fun to read and it might be thrilling and fun for the age group it is aimed toward. While I like YA occasionally, I don’t fall within that group. I am giving it three stars. I assume the books get better, since there seems to be many books in the series and I did like the premise. It will probably be unappealing to readers outside the Age group.

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  • Lara Santos Abulawi
  • 22-03-2021

Interesting plot

I liked the plot. Hated the voice that narrated it. But the plot was interesting enough to make me go get the second one.

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  • Andrea
  • 15-03-2021

Interesting storyline

I have never read or listened to a book like this one. I was on the edge of my seat almost the whole time. On to the next one!!

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