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Adam

(Perfect World #1.5)

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Adam Larimore is on a mission of self-destruct. After learning that he was genetically engineered for the sole purpose of inheriting his father’s empire, Adam has been determined to ruin his father’s life and in the process his own. When Ivan Williams, the man soon to become the Head of the London Security Agency (L.S.A), approaches Adam with the offer of a business partne ...more
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Published March 12th 2016 by Farnhurst Publishing
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L. S.
May 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Set in the future where the rich can buy the traits they want for their kids, Adam is one such person. He's a rebellious kid, and because of that, he's always in trouble. Right when he thinks he's got his life back on track, it keeps knocking him down. Maintaining relationships doesn't seem to be Adam's strong suit.

The opening had me convinced that Adam was going to be another "bad boy loner" type character. I expected quite a few common tropes to make their way into the writing. That didn't hap
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Dax Munro
Jul 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
Set in London of 2115, where a troublesome new council reigns over all, we follow young Adam, a genetically-engineered 'perfect' son. Yet, Adam is far from perfect in his father's eyes.

Adam presents as a mentally unstable young man who craves affection and understanding. His third person perspective seems cold and calculating at first, painting him as a villain, before we eventually get to know his character better. I felt great sorrow for Adam at times as he only appears to seek two things in l
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Larissa
Jan 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
First of all, thank you to the author for providing me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review!

I spent several late nights reading this book - Adam is such a compelling character and I kept wanting to know what happened next! The book begins several years before Perfect World takes place, back when Adam Larimore was just the misbehaving, wayward son of the head of a powerful tech company. The novel follows his life to the events leading up to the government smearing him as the "supe
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E.P.
Dec 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
"Adam" is a companion to the "Perfect World" series, about a post-apocalyptic future in the 22nd century, after much of human civilization has been destroyed by the Great Tsunamis. The United Kingdom has broken back up into warring countries, and England is trying to rebuild. Only it's turning into a dystopian dictatorship.

"Adam" is told from the point of view of Adam Larimore, the anti-hero of the first "Perfect World" book. In it, we get Adam's backstory, and see how he became the anti-hero he
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Tony Parsons
May 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
2049, several tsunamis had destroyed most of the world. War, poverty & pestilence ran ramped.
PPL were killed, & the crime rate soared.
England had formed the London Security Agency (LSA) to protect itself from enemy countries.
Ivan Williams was head of it.

Dome shaped sensor shields were built to protect the cities inhabitants.
The London Hospital of Advanced Genetic Sciences (LHAGS) controlled the DNA & birth rate.
2071, Victor Larimore (father, Larimore Systems chairman/owner) had
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Shari Sakurai is a British author of paranormal, horror, science fiction and fantasy novels that almost always feature a LGBT protagonist and/or antagonist. She has always loved to write and it is her escape from the sometimes stressful modern life!

Aside from writing, Shari enjoys reading, watching movies, listening to (loud!) music, going to rock concerts and learning more about other societies
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