Regina Shen: Vigilance
Young Adult, Sci-Fi>Dystopia
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 15th 2015 by Finlee Augare Books
Abrupt climate change melted ice caps and flooded coasts. Outcast Regina Shen has unique DNA that the World Federation believes can prevent human extinction. Not trusting them, Regina jumps the barrier wall into the Federation to hunt for her sister, kidnapped two years earlier. She reaches the well-guarded university near where they’re holding her sister. Two rival inspectors close in on her. With time running out, can she escape campus and rescue her sister from an obvious trap?
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DISCLAIMER: I received this book in exchange of a review, in honor of this tour. May contain spoilers, but hopefully not. All opinions are my own, and not by any means influenced by others.
As we continue to follow Regina as she sneaks to the other side of the Wall and is about to start a new phase in her life. She is going to the University, and plans to find her sister. There are a few, or several, set-backs as she goes, but Regina continues to push forward and work hard to accomplish her goals. Demarco is still looking for Regina; they may have had a few run-ins, but somehow Regina slips from her almost-clutches.
Getting to continue the story definitely was a must when I finished the last book. I think there was only one part in the story that made me grimace, but I got passed it. The fact that the majority of all the characters are women kind of . . . I guess I was expecting some of the male roles to appear, but it was still a great read, nonetheless.
About the Author
Lance Erlick likes to explore intriguing worlds with mostly strong female characters you can relate to, as they are thrust into extraordinary situations. He writes character-driven, action-packed, science fiction thrillers full of twists and turns.
He is the author of the Rebel series. In those stories, Annabelle Scott is forced to become a warrior to enforce laws she believes are wrong. This year Lance released the Regina Shen series. This series takes place after abrupt climate change leads to the Great Collapse and a new society under the World Federation. As an outcast, Regina must fight to stay free and help her family. Lance is also the author of short stories and novelettes.
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