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The Lethal Agent

(The Extraction Files #2)

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Mable Wilkinson is close to getting everything she ever wanted. She has a home in a facility in New York, a job extracting parasitic insects, and she's even made some friends. If she can keep up this pace for a few years, she’ll earn a lifetime of security for herself—and for Hadley.

But that doesn’t mean her job is easy. Each time she begins to discover something about the
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Kindle Edition, 420 pages
Published August 30th 2016
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Dianne
Great minds are still being destroyed, falling victims to parasitic insects that burrow into their bodies. Capable of killing instantly or controlling the mind of their victims, removal becomes the job of Mable Wilkinson, a reluctant player in the race to save humanity from both the strange insects and the devastation humanity has wreaked on Earth. They were searching for a new planet to populate when the time came and now they are dying. Brilliant minds lost to unusual insects that ...more
iamnotabookworm
I got this as an eARC I won in R.S. McCoy's giveaway on Instagram. Again, thank you.

The Lethal Agent picks up right where The Killing Jar left off. Good thing I have book two right after I read book one because if it were not, I would have been so restless to find out what happens next. The Killing Jar ended abruptly but not that it will leave you hanging but obvious enough that there is definitely a next book. Fortunately, I was spared that feeling because I have The Lethal Agent available and
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Jessica
Apr 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!

I absolutely loved this book! The different points of view are so brilliantly woven together, and you really go on this crazy adventure right along side the characters. Best of all, you get a little bit of everything: suspense, romance, grief, humor, all the feels.

Great read! Highly recommend.
Nadine
Aug 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Not too long ago in June, I was really lucky to have the ARC and review the Killing Jar and if you have read my review then you know that I loved it!

Shortly after that, Rachel (beloved author) asked me to do the same with the Lethal Agent and I could not be happier! To be honest with you guys, I always feel like it is sheer torture topped with cruel and unusual punishment when we have to wait forever for the next book in a series. I can imagine that a lot of people would feel that way when we
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Heather Lawson
Sep 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Picking up where The Killing Jar left off, The Lethal Agent focuses on the same group of characters as they continue their quest to save humanity. As a reader who doesn’t dabble in science fiction nearly enough as I would like, this series has been an eye opener for the genre and I can’t wait to find more books like it.

The CPI has its hands full as more bugs infect more people and soon there are mass casualties
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Kat
Aug 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
***Gifted in exchange for an honest review***

This is the second book in the sci-fi series that is based in what could be the future of our Earth.

It is a bleak and scary future... scary because I seriously can see this being a very real scenario.

I pray that we as a human species can Stop this path of destruction and hatred that seems prevalent on our news lately.

OK before I start getting off on a tangent, lets get back to this book.

Well for a start you need to read book 1 The Killing Jar. which
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Patricia Hamill
Aug 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Science fiction that blends humanity and science into a thrilling, emotion-tugging package...

The Lethal Agent continues the story right where it left off in The Killing Jar. The bugs are upping their game even as the new CPI recruits up their efforts to figure them out.

Mable still seems to be the highlighted character in the description, but all of the storylines are given equal weight as the story progresses. In particular, I enjoyed the complex relationships, well-handled and realistic, but
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Merissa (Archaeolibrarian)
The Lethal Agent is the second book in The Extraction Files, and as such you will need to read The Killing Jar first for it to make any sense. This is a futuristic, intricate and in-depth story told from multiple points of view.

The characters that we started to know in book one blossom into full glory in book two. Mabel, Dasia, Osip and Theo have their trials and tribulations still, but they learn more about each other, what makes them tick and how to work with their strengths. Of course,
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Clarice
Aug 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Eleni Liakou
Sep 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I couldn't have asked for a more satisfying finale! The Lethal Agent really takes this futuristic, intricate and fascinating sci-fi story to a whole new level of awesomeness!

I loved the multiple point of views even from the first book, and seeing all of the amazing characters grow so much throughout this book was great. The character development was executed so well, and I am still blown away by the wonderfully written and diverse cast of characters!

As for the story itself, I enjoyed every last
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Alisha Frias
Oct 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the second book in the Extraction Files by Rs McCoy. With the way it ended its probably the last. This book was amazing. The author added so many more twists and turns than she did in The Killing Jar. Theo and Mable get sent off Earth for a super important mission. Dasia and Osip grow closer. Georgie and Jane have HUGE troubles with them working together. We find out more about Mables past. Things change a lot since The Killing Jar. This book has so many emotions. The perfect amount of ...more
Brian
Nov 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
She's done it again

A most excellent second book in a series. Lots of exciting action, nasty little bugs controlling people from inside. A little disappointed the author didn't choose another option in some places but not all stories should have a 100% happy ending. To make it more real there needs to be some sadness and hurt along the way.
I really enjoyed following this young group of outcasts as they try to sort out how and why these bugs are attacking and killing people. They have there own
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Penny P
Aug 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
OMG my feels. Let me stop crying and write this. My insides were ripped out and stomped on and my heart hurts in 100 ways. Loved this book. Loved! It was different, really different. But in a really good way. I wish I could forget it happened so I could go back and read it again. Now I have a major book hangover.
Heather Henkel
Dec 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Amazing

I really enjoyed this series and these characters. I love how everything ended and I thought it was a great conclusion.
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Rachel McCoy is a Texan living in Baltimore. Between binge-watching MTV reality shows and baking gluten-free treats, she writes paranormal fantasy and science fiction novels.

She is the USA Today Bestselling author of the Sparks Saga trilogy, The Alder Tales series, and The Extraction Files. Back when she lived in the real world, Rachel earned a degree in marine biology, which contributed to her
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The Extraction Files (2 books)
  • The Killing Jar