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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Blog Tour: Chasing Liberty by Theresa Linden

This fabulous author shared her book with me and I really enjoyed it! Read my review below! But let's get to know the book and author first!

Book Description:

Liberty 554-062466-84 of Aldonia lives in a responsible society that cares for the earth and everyone on it. They have learned to balance resource consumption with replacement initiatives, unavoidable pollution with clean-environment efforts. Science ensures that every baby born is healthy. The government ensures that every baby born is needed. All are cared for, taught, and given a specific duty to perform, their unique contribution to society. Why is Liberty so unsatisfied?

In less than two weeks, Liberty must begin her vocation. Every girl in Aldonia wishes she had Liberty's vocation. Liberty would rather flee from Aldonia and live on her own, independent of the all-controlling government, the Regimen Custodia Terra. The high electrical Boundary Fence crushes any thought of escape. The ID implant imbedded in her hand makes it impossible to hide. She has no choice but to submit. Liberty is slated to be a Breeder.

As vocation day draws near, a man with an obsession for Liberty attacks her and injects her with a drug. She’s about to lose consciousness when someone comes to her rescue, a man in a mottled cape and dark glasses. She wakes in an underground facility where people watch over Aldonia with an array of monitors and surveillance equipment. These people are full of secrets, but she discovers one thing: they rescue a man scheduled for re-education. They rescued him. They can rescue her.

You can grab your copy on Amazon right now!

Let's get to know a bit about the author and read my review below!!

Author Theresa Linden!

Author Bio:

Theresa resides with her husband and three boys in northeast Ohio. She was born in California and moved every three years (her father was in the Coast Guard). This probably accounts for her love of traveling and desire to see the world. Living by the ocean, under the palm trees in Guam and Hawaii, helped spur her imagination. She began writing illustrated short stories with her sister in grade school, borrowing characters from favorite movies and shows. Now, writing is her passion. Her favorite genres include Fantasy, Western, Contemporary, Supernatural and Futuristic. Other interests: painting with acrylic, drawing with ink, hiking, traveling and American History. Theresa is a member of the Catholic Writer's Guild, a local writers' group, and Critique Circle, an online critique group. She has an Associate's Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Drafting and a Catechetical Degree from Catholic Distance University.



This book is so full of intriguing and frightening ideas of an ideal world and the blessing/curse that could be. I was fascinated by the world Theresa created and this story definitely kept moving. I was never bored or zoning out - but fully invested in Liberty's story. I held my breath as she dealt with life, running from the regiment, and tried to find freedom. The author was amazing at connecting readers with the character and you will find that you actually care what happens and can't put the book down until you know things are OK .... with the problem being that with this book world it's hard for anything to be OK. I loved the story, it was well written and touched on real issues every one of us deals with, but on a bigger level. I am so anxious to read the next book in this series to discover what happens! And I would easily recommend this to anyone, even if this is not typically your time of book. It's worth the read!

Please come see what others are saying about this book and read snippets from the first chapter throughout the posts below!

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