"The Hunger Games" meets "Matched" in this high-concept thriller where citizens must prove their worth by defeating the other version of themselves their twin.
Two of you exist. Only one will survive.
West Grayer is ready. She's trained for years to confront her Alternate, a twin raised by another family. Survival means a good job, marriage life.
But then a tragic misstep leaves West questioning: Is she the best version of herself, the version worthy of a future?
If she is to have any chance of winning, she must stop running not only from herself, but also from love . . . though both have the power to destroy her.
Fast-paced and unpredictable, Elsie Chapman's suspenseful YA debut weaves unexpected romance into a chilling, unforgettable world.
Praise for "Dualed: "
"A gripping, thought-provoking thriller that keeps your heart racing and your palms sweaty. . . . The kind of book Katniss Everdeen and Jason Bourne would devour." Andrew Fukuda, author of the Hunt series
"Full of unexpected turns. . . . Fans of the Divergent trilogy will want to read this imaginative tale." "VOYA"
"A fast ride from first to final pages, Dualed combines action and heart." Mindy McGinnis, author of "Not a Drop to Drink"
"Intense and swift, "Dualed" grabbed me by the throat and kept me turning pages all the way to the end. Romance and action fans alike will love it." Elana Johnson, author of the Possession series
"Stylish, frenetic, and violent, . . . the textual equivalent of a Quentin Tarantino movie." "Publishers Weekly"
"A double dose of intensity and danger in this riveting tale of survival, heartache, and love." Kasie West, author of "Pivot Point"
"This thought-provoking survival-of-the-fittest story will leave you breathless for more." Ellen Oh, author of "Prophecy"
"Clever suspense here, stalking is a two-way street." "Kirkus Reviews"
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About the Author
ELSIE CHAPMAN grew up in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, before graduating from the University of British Columbia with a BA in English literature. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and two children, where she writes to either movies on a loop or music turned up way too loud (and sometimes both at the same time). "Dualed" is her first novel.
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"This is one debut novel that will have readers hooked from the first line...It is a logical next-read for Hunger Games fans with potential for authentic class discussions on survival of the fittest, and making tough choices in a true 'kill or be killed' world."