Don't Turn Around (Don't Turn Around Trilogy, Book 1) by Michelle Gagnon

By Michelle Gagnon

In Michelle Gagnon's debut YA mystery, Don't flip Around, desktop hacker Noa Torson is as clever, tricky, and intricate as The woman with the Dragon Tattoo's Lisbeth Salander.

The first in a trilogy, Don't flip Around's difficult plot and heart-pounding motion will depart readers determined for publication two.

Sixteen-year-old Noa has been a sufferer of the approach ever for the reason that her mom and dad died. Now residing off the grid and trusting not anyone, she makes use of her hacking talents to stick nameless and on my own. but if she wakes up on a desk in a warehouse with an IV in her arm and no reminiscence of the way she obtained there, Noa begins to need she had somebody on her side.

Enter Peter Gregory. A wealthy child and the chief of a hacker alliance, Peter wishes individuals with Noa's abilities on his group. in particular after a shady company threatens his existence in no doubtful phrases. yet what Noa and Peter don't notice is that Noa holds the foremost to a poor mystery, and there are these who'd cease at not anything to silence her for solid.

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The Spackle keep their distance from me as best they can while I work. Which, I gotta say, is okay by me. Cuz I find I can’t really look ’em in the eyes. I keep my head down and carry on shovelling. indd 63 18/03/2013 13:09 or cooks but one of the Mayor’s first orders was for everyone to keep ’em locked away in their homes till the army collected ’em last night while I slept. “People had ’em living in their back gardens,” Davy says, watching me shovel as the morning turns to afternoon, eating what’s sposed to be lunch for both of us.

This is a democracy, Todd,” he sighs. ” “No idea,” I say, still looking, still not finding. ” I look at him. ” His eyes flash at me. “ You are either forgetting or do not know that we already fought a great war, a war to end all wars, at just about the time you would have been born. ” He sighs again. ” He rests his head against the brick. “Not everything is black and white, Todd. ” “But what if–” Ker-thunk. The lock on the door slides back and Mr Collins enters, pistol pointed. He looks straight at Mayor Ledger.

Indd 30 18/03/2013 13:09 hiding in their houses, so quiet they might be dead. Not one of them lifting a hand to save theirselves from what’s coming, hoping if they’re meek enough, if they’re weak enough, then the monster won’t eat ’em. This is where we spent all our time running to. I see movement down on the square, a shadow flitting, but it’s only a dog. Home, home, home, I can just about hear him think. Home, home, home. Dogs don’t got the problems of people. Dogs can be happy any old time. I take a minute to breathe away the tightness that comes over my chest, the water in my eyes.

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