Happy Tuesday! Today I have a review of The Line Between by Tosca Lee publishing today via Howard Books/Simon Schuster!
Wynter Roth has been a member of a doomsday cult, and when she finally escapes, she enters a chaotic end-of-world scenario the cult predicted.
A long extinct disease re-forms in Alaska, emitting itself from the permafrost as it melts. The disease causes dementia in humans no matter the age.
Utter chaos is ensuing and an apocalypse is looming if something doesn’t change fast. Wynter’s sister arrives one night with medical samples that may offer understanding and perhaps uncover something much more sinister.
The power grid is failing, and as the situation continues to become more bleak, Wynter needs to take the samples to Colorado, and to get there, she needs the help of Chase, former military and someone she hopes she can trust.
The Line Between is action-packed and thrilling, while also having a possible romance on the horizon; all on the backdrop of an impending apocalypse. The cult perspective fascinated me, and Wynter and Chase were characters I loved right out of the gate. The story feels plausible, and I’m still pondering that this could actually happen.
With chapters alternating between past and present, I enjoyed both of the seamless timelines. Tosca Lee has written a page-turning, genre-spanning novel that left me breathless and full of adrenaline. Wow!
Thank you to the author for the complimentary copy. All opinions are my own.
In this frighteningly believable thriller from New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee, an extinct disease re-emerges from the melting Alaskan permafrost to cause madness in its victims. For recent apocalyptic cult escapee Wynter Roth, it’s the end she’d always been told was coming.
When Wynter Roth is turned out of New Earth, a self-contained doomsday cult on the American prairie, she emerges into a world poised on the brink of madness as a mysterious outbreak of rapid early onset dementia spreads across the nation.
As Wynter struggles to start over in a world she’s been taught to regard as evil, she finds herself face-to-face with the apocalypse she’s feared all her life—until the night her sister shows up at her doorstep with a set of medical samples. That night, Wynter learns there’s something far more sinister at play and that these samples are key to understanding the disease.
Now, as the power grid fails and the nation descends into chaos, Wynter must find a way to get the samples to a lab in Colorado. Uncertain who to trust, she takes up with former military man Chase Miller, who has his own reasons for wanting to get close to the samples in her possession, and to Wynter herself.
Filled with action, conspiracy, romance, and questions of whom—and what—to believe, THE LINE BETWEEN is a high-octane story of survival and love in a world on the brink of madness.
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Have you read The Line Between, or is it on your TBR? Happy Reading! ~ Jennifer THR