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Book 1 in the Enchained Trilogy

Having spent her entire life secluded in the Martial Training Corps, Noni passes the final test, achieving the coveted position as arbiter of Arel. Placed under the tutelage of a seasoned veteran, Noni will see her city for the first time and learn that not everything is as she had been taught to believe.
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Published 2018
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Neil
May 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
I received a free copy via Netgalley in exchange for a honest review.

Although this is very similar to the Hunger games it felt harsher with the world it is set in a tougher place.
The characters are strong and the story move along at a good pace.
Thoroughly enjoyed it.
Shannon
Mar 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
Thrilling sci-fi novel

Noni lives on a futuristic dystopian planet. She is part of a militaristic caste which is dedicated to protecting the planet and keeping the peace. She passes the brutal gauntlet, which many young recruits don't survive. She is sent on her first assignment away from the training facility and gets her first glimpse at the real world. She arrives at her first assignment a wide eyed,  eager, young recruit. She fully believes in her mission and what she's been told. However, th
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Liz Melton
Dec 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Enchained is enthralling

“Enchained” by Janet McNalty is the first book in this Trilogy and the author already has me hooked. Enchained
Is a series in a dystopian setting, and very similar to the hunger games . In this series children are born and taken away fr their parental units and placed in the “occupation” their body seems “fit” for, and they are separated by color. Unlike the past of the United States where the “darker skinned” were used and traded, in this "world” it is the “lighter skinn
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Sue
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A new world to explore

Enchained by Janet McNulty, as described in the title, is book one of a soon to be trilogy. I gave this book a try as one who comes as a veteran of this genre. Though it has been a while since I've come back to this dystopia style novel, since I've been feeling a little burnt out by the cliches and tired political undertones (not so inconspicuous as the author usually thinks) that follow this genre. I have to say that Enchained has refreshed and rejuvenated my intrigue for
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Ryan McCoin
Jul 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
A standout in the YA field

“Enchained” by Janet McNulty is the first book in a planned trilogy which takes place in a dystopian world characterized by a militarized police state.  The main character, Noni, has been bred and trained her entire life for the purpose of being an Arbiter.  Noni’s life so far has been characterized by intense martial arts training and she has been steeped in violence for as long as she can remember.  This does not change once she passes her final test and is assigned
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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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