Author – Lauren Destefano
Age – 14+
In the future where DNA engineering to save the human race has gone drastically wrong – women die at the age of 20 and men at 25. Girls are kidnapped in groups and offered as wives to wealthy men. Rhine is sixteen and becomes one of three new wives to a rich young man called Linden. Desperate for her freedom and worrying about her twin brother she has left behind, Rhine constantly plans her escape. But she and the other wives are given every luxury by her new husband and over the following months, Rhine has to remind herself she is being held against her will.
The first in a trilogy. Teen girl readers will enjoy reading Rhine’s internal struggle between her new life and her freedom.
(Future, Dystopian, Relationships, Genetic Emgineering)