The Compound – by S A Bodeen Description:

The Compound – * A high-wire act of a first novel a thriller that exerts an ever-tighter grip on readers. . . . The audience will feel the pressure closing in on them as they like the characters race through hairpin turns in the plot toward a breathless climax. –Publishers Weekly Starred Review Debut novelist Bodeen effectively builds the claustrophobic suspense with each chapter as readers slowly discover the Compound is not the refuge it seems. Combining elements of Margaret Peterson Haddixs Running Out of Time (1995) and Kazuo Ishiguros Never Let Me Go (2005) published for adults this post-apocalyptic thriller will also pique the interest of Nancy Werlin and L.J. Adlington fans. –Booklist Suspenseful and riveting this debut novel raises serious issues about what it means to survive. –Kirkus Reviews The Compound – by S A Bodeen