Phoenix Germaine has been trying to earn back her mother's trust after going into rehab and kicking Onadyn -- the drug of choice for New Chicago teens. But when a party in the woods turns into an all-out battle with the most ferocious aliens Phoenix has never seen, she's brought home in what appears to be an Onadyn-i...more
Quick & Dirty: Fun story with engaging characters, awesome writing, and tons of action. I would highly recommend this to any YA sci-fi fans that love aliens!
Opening Sentence: I’d always loved the night, where anything could happen and everything usually did.
Phoenix Germaine has a serious drug problem with Onadyn. It is a drug that was designed to help aliens deal with our oxygen levels, for humans it will give you the most amazing high. It is ve ...more
Phoenix is freshly out of rehab when she is at a party tha ...more
I really enjoyed it and loved the non-annoyingly rebellious main character, Phoenix. She wasn't a rebel without a cause (view spoiler)[Showalter created a character with legitimate issues namely having to overcome her past drug addiction, the ruined relationship with her mother, and an absentee father (hide spoiler)] and proves her worth and can save herself, rather than waiting for prince charming to solve her problems. (view spo ...more
Former Onadyn addict Phoenix finds herself at a party that's invaded by aliens, and when she comes home her mom is convinced she's been using again. Forcibly taken from her school, Phoenix assumes she's being sent back to rehab. Instead she's been recruited into an academy for A.I.R. agents - the deadly force that protects New Chicago from the threat of predatory aliens. She can stay clean, sure, but can she stay away from sexy Ryan, the instructor who saved her life at ...more
Tohle bylo to, co si sedmnáctiletá Phoenix myslela a co ji učili ve škole. Ale jako závislá na droze Onadyn, která je nutná pro přežití mimozemšťanů/=Outerů a smrtelně nebezpečná pro lidi, Phoenix byla už dvakrát na odvykačce.
Čtrnáct dní co se vrátila z té poslední se vyplíží na párty v lese, kde se zjeví tajemný ...more
Red Handed is an action packed and highly-enjoyable read. While the first few chapters are a little predictable for some, the story soon develops into a incredibly imaginative world where humans and aliens alike battle together for the safety of planet Earth.
I remember reading one of the YA Alien Huntress books a few years ago – and I remember really enjoying it. Mistakenly, I thought it was this one, and decided to re-read to complete the series (it’s only two books so far and I’m not sure i ...more
Phoenix has been through rehab twice already and is trying to kick her addiction to Onadyn for good. Still she needs to see her friends sometimes, so she sneaks out to a party to meet up with them. There she meets the super ...more
She has been chosen. Phoenix Germaine has been trying her best to earn her mother's trust back after once again being put into rehab and kicking her Onadyn habit, the drug of choice for New Chicago teens. Unfortunately for her, a party in the woods ends up in a battle with the worst aliens Phoenix has ever seen, and she is brought home in what seems to be an Onadyn-induced state. Reform school is now in her future. Except, the reform school isn't what it seems. ...more
Rated: 5 stars
Okay despite the fact that i've read this book more than a few times and love it, i very vaguely remember it.
BUT, what i remember from this book is pure awesomeness.
She's been chosen to fight the elusive enemy among us....
Phoenix Germaine has been trying to earn back her mother's trust after going into rehab and kicking Onadyn -- the drug of choice for New Chicago teens. But when a party in the woods turns into an all-out battle wi ...more
Wrong!!! The story grabbed me within the first two pages and I was hooked. If I hadn't of had to go to work, this book would have been dusted in one session, unfortunately I have to pay my bills some ...more
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