Ford Street Publishing
K H Canobi
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*Longlisted for the 2020 Davitt Awards: YA Crime*

Age range 14+

Who can you trust when nothing is as real as virtual reality?

In a time when nothing is as real as virtual reality, sixteen-year-old Eila is shortlisted in a competition by a global technology giant. But then law enforcement officers force her to spy for them, underground activists reveal a murderous plot and someone uses virtual reality to fill her head with a stranger's thoughts. Amid secrets, lies and distortions, Eila must decide how far she will go to protect innocent lives.
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'Tech-savvy readers searching for sophisticated YA science fiction with a contemporary cyberpunk twist will find Canobi's debut a must-read.' — Catherine Moller, Books+Publishing

'It's always refreshing to read science fiction thrillers with strong female lead characters…combined with relatable characters and fast-paced action makes for an enjoyable read.' — Readplus

'A spectacular, fast-paced read!' — Chemical Book Dragon