Friday, March 1, 2013

#24: Edgewood - Karen McQuestion

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Wandering the dark streets at night is Russ Becker’s way of dealing with his relentless insomnia and the angst of life. But that changes forever the night he witnesses a strange astronomical event, then discovers he’s developed incredible superpowers. 

And he’s not alone. Three others in his town—sexy Mallory, arrogant Jameson, and mysterious Nadia—have had the same experience and acquired intriguing powers of their own. As if Mallory isn't special enough with her good looks and high IQ, now she can control peoples’ minds. Jameson thinks he’s the coolest because he moves objects with his thoughts, and shy Nadia struggles to understand her new empathic abilities.

At first the four secretly relish their new-found gifts while keeping them hidden. However, things get serious when they learn they're being hunted by an organization that wants them for its own nefarious purposes. Russ has always picked his battles wisely, but when the bad guys threaten his family, they're about to find out they messed with the wrong teens. What transpires will change all of them in ways they never imagined.


  • Kindle: 446 KB
  • Print Length: 325 pages
  • Publisher: Karen McQuestion; 1 edition (August 26, 2012)
  • ASIN: B0092PPWKC
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Review:
So many wonderful things about this story.
It had an interesting plot. Complete with superpowers and aliens. Has cool characters you'll enjoying reading about, and creates lasting imagery in your mind that urges you to read through to the end.
What a neat premise for a story too, and the author brought it all together really well. You are definitely going to be left wanting the next book.
Personally, I can't wait to see what happens in Peru, as long as they go, which my Spidey-senses are tingling. I see an exciting adventure unfolding the minute they get off the plane.
Geez, now I need to get a copy of Wanderlust.....


5/5


DISCLAIMER: I acquired a copy. I was not compensated. Opinions are my own.

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