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Publisher Description

In the first explosive book in the Peri Reed Chronicles, Kim Harrison, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Hollows series, blazes a new frontier with an edge-of-your-seat thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end.

Detroit 2030. Double-crossed by the person she loved and betrayed by the covert government organization that trained her to use her body as a weapon, Peri Reed is a renegade on the run. Don’t forgive and never forget has always been Peri’s creed. But her day job makes it difficult: she is a drafter, possessed of a rare, invaluable skill for altering time, yet destined to forget both the history she changed and the history she rewrote. When Peri discovers her name is on a list of corrupt operatives, she realizes that her own life has been manipulated by the agency. Her memory of the previous three years erased, she joins forces with a mysterious rogue soldier in a deadly race to piece together the truth about her fateful final task. Her motto has always been only to kill those who kill her first. But with nothing but intuition to guide her, will she have to break her own rule to survive?

September 1
Gallery Books

Customer Reviews

UndertheWillowTree ,

A new genre, but the same solid writing & top of the line characters

Harrison's precursor short story is excellent and I can't recommend it highly enough. I have finally found time to read the novel this weekend. And it shines just as brightly. This is a thriller on simmer. A stage is set in the now, but bit by bit we also are told the past. And just as she demonstrated in her Hollows series she has no trouble adroitly juggling the different skeins of yarn in her hands.

If you like thrillers with a SF twist, a cast of characters, and an ongoing story read this.

tmhferjen ,

The Drafter

This book could have been at least 150 pages shorter. Repeat, repeat, repeat. I quit caring about Peri Reed and wanted to just finish the book.

Weirdly wired ,

Great Characters

I'm a huge Kim Harrison fan and had no idea she'd written a new series until I read about it on another forum. Poor advertising by the publisher should not deter you from picking up this book. Kim always writes strong female characters and Peri Reed is fantastic. The whole premise of the novel was wonderful and I couldn't put it down. This book is not the Hollows, but you can see the threads that tell you it has the same spirit and fully realized characters.

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