Monday, August 27, 2018

The Completionist by Siobhan Adcock

The Completionist
by Siobhan Adcock
narrated by Jacques Roy

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Just released: June 19, 2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Genre: Dystopia
Hardback: 320
Rating: 5

First sentence(s):
Everything is heavy here: his weapon, the metal and synthetic particles in the air, the way the light falls through them.

After months of disturbing behavior, Gardner Quinn has vanished. Her older sister Fredericka is desperate to find her, but Fred is also pregnant—miraculously so, in a near-future America struggling with infertility. So she entrusts the job to their brother, Carter.

Carter, young but jaded, is in need of an assignment. Just home from war, his search for his sister is a welcome distraction from mysterious physical symptoms he can’t ignore...and his slightly-more-than recreational drinking.

Carter’s efforts to find Gardner lead him into a dangerous underground, where he begins to grasp the risks she took on as a Nurse Completionist. But his investigation also leads back to their father, a veteran of a decades-long war just like Carter himself, who may be concealing a painful truth, one that neither Carter nor Fredericka is ready to face.

My two-bits:

Engaging and eerie (kind of mystery) story that came across as a warning.

Got me thinking of future families and relationships as well as environmental issues.


* Listened to audiobook version.

* part of BookSparks Reading Challenge, Summer (here)

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