Book Title: CHILD OF ETHERCLAW by Matty Roberts
Category: Young Adult Fiction (13-18+), 348 pages
Publisher: Twilight Fox LLC
Release date: August 2, 2022
Formats Available for Review: print (softback) (USA and Canada) and ebook (EPUB and PDF)
Tour dates: August 2 to August 22, 2022
Content Rating: PG-13 PG-13 for some profanity and mild violence.
The bonds of family go well beyond blood.
But can those bonds hold when the blood itself carries a devastating secret?
Fenlee’s opal necklace had always radiated a certain warmth since her mother’s death. But now, at sixteen, her world begins to unravel as the stone sparks to life, revealing itself to be an otherworldly artifact of untold power.
Between her mechatronics studies at the academy and scavenging expeditions beneath the sprawling city of New Cascadia, Fenlee and her adopted brother, Elliot, try to decipher the mysteries of her necklace and its link to events in Fenlee’s past.
But they’re not alone in their search.
Strange undercity dwellers offer cryptic warnings, drones track their movements, and deadly corporate agents lurk in the shadows. When tragedy rips Fenlee’s family apart, she must learn to use the artifact’s power to save those who are deeply precious to her. But nothing can prepare her for the dark truths that she will uncover on that journey…
“Lee,” Elliot mumbled. “I’m not who you think I am.”
A young adult dystopian that will have you on the edge of your seat. Mankind has been given a second chance, the world is destroyed and they are trying to rebuild. There's different levels to living. The prestigious up top and the less fortunate the person is the lower down they live. That's where Fenlee and her brother live, struggling to make it. When they discover an artifact that's where the story really takes off. Full of tension, suspense and page turning action. I love the diversity of characters, they were all well drawn out. The plot was refreshing and unique. Overall, it was a phenomenal book. I'll be impatiently waiting for the next one!
Huge thanks to iRead Book Tours and Matty Roberts for my gifted copy!
Matty Roberts began their career in journalism where they earned an Emmy and had the privilege of working on several other award-winning projects. They hold an MS from Johns Hopkins University and are now an engineer in renewable energy in Denver, Colorado where they live with their wonderful partner, two extraordinary kids, and the best doggie ever. In addition to writing, engineering, and parenting, Matty is a vegan enby nerd who is in love with this world and will forever be doing all they can to make it a better place. And they may be known to occasionally play in a punk band here or there.
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