Journalist Rags Goldner is battle-scarred and heartbroken after covering a devastating pandemic that rages in Baltimore for five years. She leaves the city with her partner in search of a simpler life in small-town Maryland—only to discover nothing in Canary is simple. A teenager is missing and it falls to Rags to fight the forces of apathy, paranoia, and creeping fascism to learn the shocking truth about Effie Rutter’s fate—and the fate of thousands like her.
Advanced Praise for "The Potrero Complex"
"A scarily prescient novel that deftly explores the fraught connections between individuality, society, public policy, and technology."
Courtney Harler, Harler Literary LLC
“This book was gripping, from the moment I picked it up, I couldn't put it down. I would highly recommend it, especially to middle schoolers or older.” – a 13-year-old reader
“This story is not just another teen angst but a story of redemption, forgiveness and self-actualization. It’s mouth-dropping plot element are sure to keep the reader wondering the next move.”
– Daneace Jeffery, Author/High School Educator
“A suspenseful story full of teen obstacles that provide humor, compassion, and despair. This page turning story is relevant and paints a clear picture of how unexpected events can lead to an appreciation for friends and family.”
– Stacey Nunn, Library Media Specialist
Fran Singer is a regular 8th grader, when suddenly, everything changes. A tragic accident with major consequences shoots her out of her ordinary world into one racked with guilt, shame, and complete alienation. Starting over after all that is not easy— but is it possible? Will Fran’s life be better, the second time around?
A collapsing economy destroys the town of Willing, unleashing a dangerous refugee camp where hundreds of desperate jobless end up living, tearing the King and Martinez families apart, culminating in a sudden, violent death. Scarily possible.
Archaeologist Pauline Marsh has a talent for finding priceless ancient artifacts with ease, but finding love—and the right guy—takes a lot more digging.
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