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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Laura Lam Narrator: January LaVoy Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2016 ISBN: 9781427277688
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Orphan Black meets Inception: Two formerly conjoined sisters are ensnared in a murderous plot involving psychoactive drugs, shared dreaming, organized crime, and a sinister cult.

Raised in the closed cult of Mana’s Hearth and denied access to modern technology, conjoined sisters Taema and Tila dream of a life beyond the walls of the compound. When the heart they share begins to fail, the twins escape to San Francisco, where they are surgically separated and given new artificial hearts. From then on they pursue lives beyond anything they could have previously imagined.

Ten years later, Tila returns one night to the twins’ home in the city, terrified and covered in blood, just before the police arrive and arrest her for murder—the first homicide by a civilian in decades. Tila is suspected of involvement with the Ratel, a powerful crime syndicate that deals in the flow of Zeal, a drug that allows violent minds to enact their darkest desires in a terrifying dreamscape. Taema is given a proposition: go undercover as her sister and perhaps save her twin’s life. But during her investigation Taema discovers disturbing links between the twins’ past and their present. Once unable to keep anything from each other, the sisters now discover the true cost of secrets.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Gritty and wise, your own pulse will be racing as you get caught up in this exciting tale.”

    Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award–winning author

  • "[An] encompassing, fast-paced murder mystery in a cyberpunk, late twenty-first-century San Francisco… Alternating first-person perspectives from each twin, Lam expertly explores themes of identity, totalitarian governments, cults, mind control, and familial love…[with an] accurate portrayal of San Francisco’s diverse populace.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “January LaVoy’s confident narration takes listeners on a wild ride…Subtle but distinct variations in the twins’ voices make the dual points of view easy to follow, and LaVoy’s skilled nuances work equally well for the story’s secondary characters.”


  • “Gorgeous prose, vividly rendered characters, and a story that moves like a ballistic missile.”

    Wesley Chu, author of Time Salvager

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About the Author

Laura Lam is UK-based writer known for her award-winning young adult fiction.

About the Narrator

January LaVoy is an American actress best known for her character Noelle Ortiz on the ABC daytime drama One Life to Live. In addition to working extensively in television, including roles on Law & Order and All My Children, LaVoy has worked on and off Broadway as well as in regional theater. She currently works and resides in New York.