The Radical (Unity Vol.1) by S.M. Lynch (Review by J. Hooligan #NerdGirlPlatypire)


Title: The Radical (Unity Vol.1)

Author: S.M. Lynch

Published Date: March 27th 2014

Genre: Dystopian


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In the first instalment of S.M. Lynch’s dystopian adult romance series… 

The year is 2063 and Big Brother has control; 40 years previously Officium took over global intelligence, government, supply and policing. In the wake of viral disaster they offered to return the world to order, but at a cost. 

New York journalist Seraph Maddon has been trying to link the death of her British parents to the group that has rinsed the world of all hope – but more than ten years of investigations have turned up nothing. It is only when she leaves her job behind to travel to England for a funeral that she starts to unpick her family’s involvement in a movement known as UNITY. 

Someone intends Seraph to cross paths with Dr Ryken Hardy and when they meet, it is not long before they are running for their lives – their combination a significant threat to those who believe themselves beyond surveillance. 

Seraph’s rollercoaster journey of reawakening and newfound love is a battle to finally break free of the shackles of oppression. Secrets and lies are the norm amongst a frightened population and the truth may be best kept hidden. 

But someone is determined… the truth will out, for better or worse… 

The story continues in UNITY Vol.2


***Contains Graphic Sex, Strong Language and Adult Situations. Not for young readers***
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***J. Hooligan – #NerdGirlPlatypire’s Review***
This book… I need a moment to think. There was so much going on here. Not in a bad way even … but holy crap balls.

The main character, Seraph, is awesome. Even with all this crap thrown at her, she doesn’t let it control her. I could take some lessons from this woman!

When the guy (not sure if saying his name is a spoiler, so I’m leaving it out) first showed up, I wasn’t sure about how I felt about him. I didn’t want to read a story with some romance that changes the story from awesome action to sex all the time. It was done quite well.

Then there was Camille – she’s not what I was expecting either. I think this book was the most times I was thrown off by an author.

When it got to the end, I may have screamed some obscenities out loud. Multiple times. I look forward to seeing what happens in The Informant.

4/5 Platypires


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