First off, let me just say I have a bone to pick with the author.
WHY WOULD YOU END IT LIKE THAT?! Now I have to wait… 😥
Second, wow- what a thrilling read! I have to admit that the first 40ish pages were a bit dry (well written, just slow moving) as they set the stage for our plot, which is why the score isn’t a perfect 5 stars. But given how incredible the rest of the story was, it’s too deserving for anything less!
I’ve never heard of a concept like this one. Colleen Scott’s story certainly doesn’t fit into a genre box- there’s a mix of thriller, romance, spirituality and mystery. Did I mention this is set in a futuristic world?
This story follows a journalist (Dominique), a businessman (Travis), and a police detective (Houston) who are all trying to thrive in a world where no one is getting pregnant.. except in Ohio.
An eccentric old man believes he knows the reason for this unexplained phenomenon, but it’s so far fetched that Dominique would have to be crazy to pursue the story. Travis is in over his head as he fights to keep his business afloat and his family in the dark about their scary predicament. Houston is kept busy with the tragic murders of pregnant woman missing one thing: their baby.
It’s so easy to get swept up into the world Colleen has created. I cried when her characters cried, laughed when they laughed, and sat stunned and shell shocked at the ending…
Speaking of, still sitting here. Still stunned. Still shell shocked.
Perhaps the author will give me a peek at the next book sooner than later. One can hope! 🙂
And while you’re at it, why not give Colleen’s Facebook Page a like? I’m sure she’ll appreciate it and you’ll get the pleasure of being updated on her author-powers. 🙂
Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.