M. T. Anderson meets Cory Doctorow in this thrilling science fiction series from #1 New York Times bestseller Sean Williams. Action and danger fuel this near-future tale of technology, identity, and the lengths one girl will go to save her best friend. Now in paperback, with extras--including a never-before-published short story set in the Twinmaker universe!When a coded note promises improvement--the chance to change your body any way you want, making it stronger, taller, more beautiful--Clair thinks it's too good to be true, but her best friend, Libby, is determined to give it a try . . . only to fall into a deadly trap. With the help of the school freak and a mysterious stranger, Clair races against the clock and around the world to save Libby, even as every step draws her deeper into a deadly world of cover-ups and conspiracies.
- Paperback | 528 pages
- 135 x 203 x 29mm | 295g
- 07 Oct 2014
- Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
- United States
"Give this one to teens who enjoy action-packed books such as Veronica Roth's "Divergent" trilogy"--School Library Journal
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When Clair's friend Libby receives a coded note promising Improvement--the chance to change your body any way you want--Clair thinks it's a hoax. Sure, the advanced technology of a d-mat booth will transport you anywhere instantly--from a small town in Maine to an abandoned research station in Switzerland--but can it really make you taller, stronger, and more beautiful? Despite Clair's skepticism, Libby is determined to give it a try.What starts as Libby's dream turns into Clair's nightmare when Libby falls into a deadly trap. With the help of Jesse, the school freak, and a mysterious--but powerful--stranger called Q, Clair's attempt to protect Libby leads her to a world of conspiracies and cover-ups. Soon her own life is at risk, and Clair is chased across the world in a desperate race against time.Action and danger fuel Sean Williams's near-future tale of technology, identity, and the lengths to which one girl will go to save her best friend.