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Control (Splintered Earth #1)

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"The System knows what goes on down here, trust me. And the City? You might enjoy some level of protection but it's not so different from Below. The System just uses a different method. You're just as much controlled as we are, perhaps more so.”

Rebecca is tired of her job in the City. The System’s rules don’t allow asking too many questions and she’s close to losing her j
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Kindle Edition, 238 pages
Published May 27th 2016 by Amazon Digital Services
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David Reiter
Jan 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In the 2nd edition of this book, the author's clearly taken on board suggestions from goodread.com readers, and the advice of IP's editors, on how to refine the book. Looking forward to the next book!
Y.I. Washington
Jun 12, 2016 rated it liked it
Decent Story

I chose to give this book 3 stars because there is some good, but more not so good about the novel.

The good - Laura did a great job of creating a utopian/dystopian mix of our planet in the future. I felt the difference between The City and Below in her dichotomous descriptions of the surroundings and the people. Everyone lived in fear in both, but there was also ignorance and complacency in the City, and prejudice, acceptance for some for their situation and a desire from others to f
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Trevor
Jul 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
To be honest, Y.I. Washington says everything I felt about the book. Jason was grouchy throughout the story and I wondered how he commanded such respect and trust from the rebels. Rebecca was ok but I never got that connection you usually do with the main characters. What I did like was that it was pacey and the description of the City and Below and the way you were led to the conclusion that they were all trapped. The ending was a real disappointment, though I too would not be surprised if ther ...more
Det Cornforth
Jun 15, 2016 rated it liked it
Control

I expected more from this story. It really was a poor ending. Control with no power or strength of control. What were you thinking L K
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