April 8, 2013

The Rosie Black Chronicles #2

Equinox by Lara Morgan

A Choice That Will Have Dire Consequences!


'Five Hundred Years Into The Future' and the world has changed. Society is segmented into the 'Centrals', those living with all the conveniences money can buy, the 'Bankers', those living on the banks of the river and barely getting by, and the 'Ferals', those who live wild with nothing but there wits to sustain them. Though different in many ways they all have one thing in common, anyone of them is susceptible to the deadly MalX, get bitten from the wrong mosquito and there is no cure only death.

Rosie is no longer living on the banks, exposed to the MalX, living day to day on the items she sold from the ruins of the old city. In fact Rosie never has to worry about the MalX ever again, thanks to Pip she was now immune, her father saved and she is living safely in the 'Central' part of the city with her aunt. However millions of others are not so lucky, MalX is still killing by the thousands, Helios is far from defeated and Pip has disappeared from her life. But worst of all she is expected to become a regular girl at a Central school.

When Pip finally surfaces again the reunion is not a happy one, and when the resistance is compromised Rosie again finds herself on the run, only this time it is not to the moon but the desert she is heading for. With the key to the resistances survival locked in her head, Rosie is now the only hope the resistance has left to fight Helios, but will she decide to fight against the monsters who created this nightmare disease , or will she chose to betray all she loves to keep them safe.

Equinox continues the fight to bring down Helios and discover a cure for the deadly MalX that is rapidly killing the world’s population. But there are complications as new allies and new enemies lead to explosive decisions and traitorous deals. Helios will stop at nothing to get Pip back and with him control the cure for the MalX, and the only way for Rosie to save him may just be to give Helios what it wants. Not to mention the fact that Helios may by the key to saving her own life.
On sale: 01 November 2011
Price (US): $22.95
ISBN: 9781921529405
Recommended age: 14+
In a word: Equinox Gate
Re-read it: yes
Recommend: yes
Star rating: four out of five

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