Emma Pass
"Jenna Strong is a futuristic Jason Bourne."--Justine MagazineFans of Matched and Divergent will be hooked by this fast-paced, nail-biting survival story, featuring an unforgettable heroine reminiscent of Katniss Everdeen and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s Lisbeth Salander.   The year is 2113. In Jenna Strong’s world, ACID—the most brutal controlling police force in history—rule supreme. No throwaway comment or whispered dissent goes unnoticed—or unpunished. And it was ACID agents who locked Jenna away for life, for a horrendous crime she struggles to remember. But Jenna’s violent prison time has taught her how to survive by any means necessary. When a mysterious rebel group breaks her out, she must use her strength, speed, and skill to stay one step ahead of ACID and try to uncover the truth about what really happened on that terrible night two years ago. They’ve taken her life, her freedom, and her memories away from her. How can she reclaim anything when she doesn’t know who to trust?Winner of the North East Teenage Book Award "Great suspense . . . excellent characters and gripping action."

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  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction

Age Level: 

  • Mature Young Adult
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Jenna Strong is a prisoner of ACID—a brutal police force in the year 2113. ACID watches everyone and everything, and no word against them goes unpunished. Jenna is locked up after killing her parents, the only girl in a prison full of men.  Prison time has taught Jenna all too well how to defend herself.  But when a resistance seems to rescue her and attempt to give her a new life, Jenna can't help but question everything that has happened to her in her past.  Will she figure out the truth, or will ACID find her first?

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