The Rising

The Rising

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Alex Chin has the world on a plate until a football accident lands him in the hospital. Then his world is turned upside down: his doctor is murdered and then, his parents. Alex and Samantha race desperately to stay ahead of Alex's attackers long enough to figure out why they are hunting him in the first place. The answer lies with a secret buried deep in his past, a secret his parents died to protect. Alex always knew he was adopted, but he never knew the real reason his birth parents abandoned him. He never knew where he truly came from until now.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2016.
ISBN: 9780765337917
Characteristics: 397 pages ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Land, Jon - Author

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SEBoiko
Sep 01, 2017

Victims were far easier to deal with than witnesses.

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SEBoiko
Sep 01, 2017

I never stop thinking about the failures.

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SEBoiko
Sep 01, 2017

Life is the greatest miracle of all, as well as the least appreciated.

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SEBoiko
Sep 01, 2017

- friends didn't betray friends.

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vslucky1
Oct 23, 2017

I finished the book because I wanted to see if it got better. It didn't. The first half was better than the second half and I thought the book was better suited for YA Scifi instead of adult.

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yesucan
Aug 26, 2017

I really liked this book. I hope there is a sequel. The personality of the characters was consistent, and I could not put the book down. Loved how it flowed and how everything seemed believable. I hope you all enjoy it like I did.

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barryandlinda
Jan 29, 2017

I am a very big fan of Heather Graham. This is the first book that I have read by both Heather Graham and Jon Land. I found it very hard to get into. I understood the basic story line, but didn't understand all the scientific language that takes place in most of the story. The main character Alex (Dancer), and Samantha are being chased by drones and aliens throughout the story. The ending wasn't what I expected, but I will most likely read the next book if and when it comes out.

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