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Tempered Steel

(Dystopia #2)

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Like steel, an individual’s strength is forged by fire.

Exiled from Dystopia, Dana is forced to wander in the barren wasteland until she chances upon a small settlement. There she meets a man named Sampson who introduces her to a new way of life; one that involves independent achievement. Learning the value of living independently, for the first time Dana is abl
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Hardcover, first, 168 pages
Published February 26th 2015 by Mmp Publishing (first published August 1st 2012)
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Melissa ownsbey
im sorry i loved the stsrt book in the series
but i just couldnt get into this one
it annoyed me
Kayla D
*I RECEIVED A FREE DIGITAL COPY OF THIS BOOK FROM THE AUTHOR IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW*

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I have this long standing theory that every author in the world has some kind of animosity towards me. There was James Patterson and Iggy, Lauren Oliver and Alex, Rick Riordan and Nico…then we come to Janet and Mad Dog. Seriously. WHY WHY WHY DID HE HAVE TO DIE??? I was at the top of the Dana/Mad Dog ship but then the other half of that ship had to cease to exis
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Christy
Mar 16, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Once again we are with Dana. She has discovered the truth of her government and freed the rebellion but at great cost to herself. With no family left and running for her life she jumps a train to the wild lands. Though she wanders for a couple of days fate blesses Dana with Sampson and his little town of Libre, here things are ran very differently then what she grow up believing.
Dana grows in this book. As she see how her hardwork pays off and makes new friends she is happy and building a life
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Brandon
Sep 20, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rating: 8.0/10.0

Review: The first chapter of the book immediately hooks you in. It grabs your attention so hard that you’re not going to want to put it down. Though this is the 2nd book of a trilogy, don’t let that dissuade you from picking this up. It could very well be a stand-alone without a hitch of knowledge of the first book (which I have none, yet ;-) ). The book was well written, and the characters were full of depth. I’d recommend this book to any dystopian fans out there. ...more
Harasllekram
Aug 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I am absolutely thrilled to say that 'Tempered Steel' is a phenomenal book! I need to thank the author, Janet McNulty, for writing such a thrilling read. The moment I started reading I was hooked. Be prepared to be immersed into this book, it is truly amazing. I could not put the book down! The plot and the characters is simply well written and completely entertaining. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone looking for a fantastic read.
Jenna North
Dec 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Better than the first book!

Amazed that the 2nd book was better than the 1st. Captivating story that makes you think of the ways of the world. Capitalism, democracy, socialism...what really works? Time for book 3!
Laurie Hopkins
Aug 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh wow

This second book is so emotional, I couldn't put it down. Poor Dana, finally able to start a life her way, then disaster in the name of Kenny comes to town. So much heartache, am starting the next right away.
T. Jackson
Fantastic Story. Could not put it down.
Tyler Moore
Aug 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tempered steel

Good book. Well written and it was full of suspense and many twists and turns. I hope Dana can achieve from for everybody.
Marshan Alma
I liked the first one better, but I'm still intrigued enough to read the third. Looking forward to it.
Maggie
Oct 24, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Although quite a short book, this is worth the read. Quite a few disturbing bits in this book, and a few sad bits. I liked it enough to buy the next (and last) in the trilogy!
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Ms. McNulty has published in a variety of genres, not wanting to be tied down to just one thing. She began her writing career with her fantasy series entitled Legends Lost. Since then, she has gone on to publish in the popular dystopian genre with her Dystopia Trilogy and has even published a cozy mystery series entitled Mellow Summers. Her most recent work is her space opera, science fiction adve ...more

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