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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

RELEASE BLITZ & REVIEW - The Killing Jar by R.S. McCoy



Title: The Killing Jar
Author: RS McCoy
Genre: Science Fiction Romance
Cover Designer: Kit Foster Design
Release Date: June 28, 2016

  


Blurb: 
Earth is dying, circling the drain on life support. The future of the human race depends on space exploration, but they’re running out of time. Parasitic insects are systematically killing the best scientific minds but no one knows why. 

Mable Wilkinson is the last hope to figure it out, she just doesn’t know it yet. For years, her resourcefulness, intelligence, and penchant for problem-solving have put her at the top of a very short list of researchers, only she doesn’t want to be part of it. 

Cast out at sixteen, Mable wrote off the problems of the world long ago. Now, her focus is on Hadley, her adopted little sister, and teaching her to survive in the cut-throat underground. Instead, both Mable and Hadley fall into the hands of the program’s recruiter, Silas Arrenstein, and he’s determined to have one of them. Mable can join up with the man and program who killed her brother, or she can leave Hadley to the same fate.

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4 out of 5 (very good)


Now, before I start, let me say that R.S. McCoy is an author that I have long admired, for the twists and turns she can put on her books. So I was expecting something 'different' when I started reading The Killing Jar, but not what I got! 

This book is told from multiple points of view which, although slightly confusing to begin with, quickly becomes necessary as you learn about the characters, their world, their situations and what lies ahead of them. 

With an intricate and in-depth story, fascinating characters, backstories and plot twists, this was a thoroughly enjoyable Sci-Fi. This is a slow-burner of a book, don't expect to be swept away from the very beginning. However, if you stay with it, you will be pulled into this world, with it's class system and rules. By the time you are partway through, you will be completely bound to this book, needing to know what happens next. 

With no editing or grammatical errors that jumped out at me, I would have no hesitation in recommending this. 

* I received this book from the author in return for a fair and honest review. *

Merissa
Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!


Author Bio: 
Rachel McCoy is a Texan living in
New Jersey. Between binge-watching MTV reality shows and baking gluten-free
treats, she writes paranormal fantasy and science fiction novels.

 She is the
self-published author of the
Sparks Saga
trilogy,
The Alder Tales series, and The Extraction Files Part One and Two.
Back when she lived in the real world, Rachel earned a degree in marine
biology, which contributed to her die-hard love of manta rays.
  

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