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Fifteen-year old Will awakens in a vast underground bunker called the Beachhead, controlled by a supercomputer named REX. Will, like the other twenty-three teenage occupants, cannot remember his past life and immediately vows to escape. But two years later he’s still there. Soon there comes a turning point in Will’s life: REX opens an enormous steel door to the outside wor ...more
Kindle Edition, First edition, 178 pages
Published September 17th 2016 by Books We Love Ltd.
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Stanley Mortensen
May 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
At last, a YA dystopia that didn't insult my intelligence!
Stanley Mortensen
An exciting and fresh take on the dystopian sub-genre. Really moves along, with classic adventure aplenty.
Joely Bennett
Jul 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Excellent YA debut. The pace never lets up.
Mary Short
Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Excellent reading for Young Adults.
Mac Delaney
Jun 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Had my palms sweating buckets.
John Clarke
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Man (boy) on the run, done really well.
Raymond Kolbe
Apr 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A terrific YA thriller.
Max Richter
Aug 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Pulsating.
Aylmer Dennison
Sep 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Had my heart pounding.
Mary Short
Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Super reading for teens.
Helmut Nagel
Sep 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Terrific adventure story. I cared about these teenagers.
Jody Roche
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this YA dystopian adventure.
Margery Dawes
Jan 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The first volume in a thrilling and highly intelligent YA series.
Jock MacTavish
May 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A bloody good read.
Terry Clark
Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It was nice to get this one in hardcopy - an attractive softcover for my "keepers" shelf!
Jock MacTavish
May 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A stonkin' good yarn.
Richard MacDonald
Sep 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
'The Prisoner' TV series updated for today.
Hal Hartnell
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Recommended.
Terry Clark
Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Terrific YA novel. The dystopian genre is stuffed and overdone but this one brings a fresh and new angle on it. Hard to put down!
Edmund Harrington
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Joanne Anderson
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Mike Scott
Sep 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Survivalist struggle, against an interesting antagonist. Bear Grylls has nothing on this!
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Mar 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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David Anderson lives in Vancouver, Canada but is originally from Northern Ireland, where he graduated from Queens University, Belfast with a philosophy degree.

His short stories have been anthologised alongside Bram Stoker, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and other acclaimed authors. His thrillers 'Earthly Powers' (2014) and 'Meaner Things' (2015) were published by leading e-publisher Endeavour Press and repu
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