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Dreamspinner Press, Aug 1, 2011 - Fiction - 280 pages
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In a future where the United States has split along party lines, Agent Matt Tennimore's job is to get people out of the Confederated Red States, whether they're captured special ops agents from his own country or gay CRS citizens who've petitioned for asylum. He never expected to have to retrieve his high school crush, aka the guy who ostracized him for being gay.
Rescuing James Ayala isn't going to be easy: he's crawling with tracking nanos and has a cybernetic brain implant that's granted him psychic power he isn't sure how to control. That's the good news. The bad? The implant is compromising James's mental stability.
So they're on the run, avoiding surveillance by AI aircraft and hiding from enemy militia. Then James confesses he tormented Matt in high school because James wanted him. Matt can't resist the temptation James offers, but he wants so much more than sex, assuming they ever make it home alive. Is James really a good bet when he's got a ticking time bomb in his brain and there's the question of how much he's actually changed?

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User Review  - Bitchie - LibraryThing

Everything was there, likable characters, great plot, interesting world, laughs, a few tears on my part, and plenty of action. This was a great, kinda scary take on the future of the US, where things ... Read full review

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User Review  - TanaT - LibraryThing

I really didn’t expect to enjoy this story as much as I did. I kept seeing it and would pass it by when I read the information on it. Then I saw a review from a friend here on Goodreads who rated it 5 ... Read full review

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