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Third Life: Taken

(Life First #3)

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When Kelsey Reed fled her country to escape a forced kidney transplant, she was sure she’d never return. However, when her brother-in-law shows up on her doorstep, he commits an act of betrayal by kidnapping Kelsey and Luke's daughter.

Forced to head back to the nation that tried to kill her, Kelsey will need the help
Kindle Edition, 240 pages
Published September 10th 2014 by Amazon Digital Services LLC
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This was a good ending to a good series. It was good because it offered plenty to think about. When a government can tell a person what they can or can't do with their bodies, where does it end? Can they make you give up a kidney because it can save someone else? And who is held responsible when something goes wrong? And though there are scientists that can prove or disprove as much in the scientific realm as theologians can do the same with the Holy Books who can we trust?

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Kelsey and Luke are living in safety, thinking that all their problems are behind him after coming to a deal to keep all of them secure. So Kelsey has no reason to be concerned when her brother-in-law comes for a surprise visit-until something terrible happens, putting her entire family at risk. Returning to a country that wants her dead is a huge risk and it will take the combined efforts of Kelsey, her father, Luke, Susan and Rob to find a solution.

This was the best book of the series and the
Tony Parsons
Jan 07, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Being a fugitive from the Federation of Surviving States (FoSS), is not a problem anymore. There is no more bounty for my capture. The Life 1st policy is to preserve human life. You must donate your organs.
Greg Wilkerson (Kelsey brother, Emmie husband) kidnaps Kelsey (narrator) & is turning her in to the FoSS. Penelope (18 months, Luke/Kelsey daughter) is also in the car.
In return Greg will get Emmie (wife, sister-in-law) back.

Luke (Emmie brother, Kelsey husband, St. Francis Hospital admin
Mar 22, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2015, kindle
This is the third book in Crayton’s Life First series. As with prior books, it takes place in a dystopian future and revolves around characters who have had conflicts with new laws that are intended to maximize the number of people who live long lives, but in the process they trample many individual rights.

For me, although all of the series thus far have had the elements of a science fiction thriller, the dystopian world, how it worked, and what the repercussions of that were took center stage i
Feb 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I was given an electronic copy of this book by the author for an honest review. Considering that this is book three to a series, I was pretty skeptical that I would be able to follow the story. I was pleasantly surprised, however, that the author was skillfully able to weave the essential plot points from the previous two books into this one. There was enough background information given that I was easily able to follow the present story as it related to the past. It did make me wish I had read ...more
Jul 27, 2015 rated it liked it
This book continues the story from Susan and Kelsey's POV's. Trouble continues to follow them even when things seemed to be going so well. As the fight is on to save Penelope, both couples learn to communicate with each other and not continue to act so independently. The ultimate rescue will require all of them to work together, pulling in all their friends to assist.
This book was a little boring TBH. The series as a whole is a much slower-paced plot then I prefer, though it certainly lacks no d
Sep 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great conclusion to the three book series. I wonder if governments will require all peoples to be chipped in the guise of health issues. So many times, changes in procedure or guidelines have began as voluntary or temporary, but soon was made into law, with penalties for non-participation. This novel deals with the consequences of those laws that impinge on an individual's freedom. And it deals with what may happen when there are non-accountable covert units in government who have extremists in ...more
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RJ Crayton is the author of the three book series. The Prophecy of Light series includes Trapped, Unleashed and the soon to be released Foretold. The Virus series includes Concealed, Exposed, and Contained. The fast-paced dystopian Life First series include Life First, Second Life and Third Life:Taken. She's also author of the paranormal novel Scented and the short-story collection Four Mothers. P ...more

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