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Series: Elysium Chronicles


REVELATIONS by J.A. Souders
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Just another dystopian-romance middle volume, with the usual flat present-tense narration and swoony make-out scenes, though a rather higher body count than many. (Dystopian romance. 14 & up)"
Former child soldier-cum-broodmare-to-be Evelyn Winters is now safe on the Surface with hunky rescuer Gavin, but she can't escape her past. Read full book review >
RENEGADE by J.A. Souders
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"As the bodies pile up, readers should join Evie in her dawning horror at what Mother has wrought; instead, those who have stuck with her will just be dying to escape. (Dystopian romance. 12-16)"
In yet another grim, dystopian near-future, another pair of star-crossed lovers resists a megalomaniacal overlord. Read full book review >