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Review: Control by Kim Curran

Scott Tyler is not like other teenagers. With a single thought he can alter reality around him. And he can stop anyone else from doing the same.

That's why he's so important to ARES, the secret government agency that regulates other kids like him: Shifters.

They've sent him on a mission. To track down the enigmatic Frank Anderson. An ex-Shifter who runs a project for unusual kids - as if the ability to change your every decision wasn't unusual enough. But Anderson and the kids have a dark secret. One that Scott is determined to discover.

As his obsession with discovering the truth takes him further away from anyone he cares about, his grip on reality starts to weaken. Scott realises if he can't control his choices, they'll control him

My Thoughts
A cracking sequel to a really different series which I enjoyed.

What I really liked about this book was that I didn't need to reread book one to get it. I've been struggling of late with sequels purely because due to the volume I read it is hard to keep in my head what has happened in book one after a week let alone after a year. What I liked is that the first sections gave you a nice reminder of what had happened previously without being over the top and dull.

The story itself is fast paced and exciting exactly how I would have expected it to be and kept me hooked from the first to page to the last. I loved meeting Scott and Aubrey again and following their story and I cannot wait to read book three after that amazing ending which I can't tell you about.

A brilliant read and series which is well worth a look.