Never Go Home | ✔
In a world ravaged by global warming, there is the Offering: A rite in which every eighteen-year-old woman in each village leaves their home in search of a husband. Bloodlines must be varied, the Elders say. Genetic variation is of the utmost importance for their livelihood. But Talia, an Offering, questions the methods and is uncooperative with the Elder's rules.
Never one to follow the road others have set before her, she shirks the constraints of the Offering. As she travels, a chance meeting with an intriguing stranger reveals that nothing is as she thought it was and proves there are people in this world who understand her. Despite her growing attraction to the alluring stranger, she dares not trust him. Armed with her new world-view and fighting unforeseen enemies, her decisions will determine the fate of her home.
PG-13 for violence and swearing
Cover art by @Sarah_Maclean
"One of the most genuine, authentic, and strongest female protagonists I have had the pleasure of reading. Never Go Home is a rip-roaring story and @katkeenan will take you on an unforgettable journey." @SebJenkins
"You just played with my emotions like a kitten with a ball of yarn." @BEWheeler
"Never Go Home is one of those breathtaking page turners set in a futuristic, yet very much real time span...It's like a dash of Sarah J. Maas and a sprinkle of Suzanne Collins, but a hundred percent unique." - Gear, Sci-Fi Judge from the @SummerZodiacAwards team
"Never Go Home is truly a masterpiece of wit, action, and secrets within." - Matthew, Sci-Fi Judge from the @SummerZodiacAwards team
1st Chaos Awards 3 2018 - Science Fiction
1st The Flavored Awards 2018 - Science Fiction
1st The Blossom Awards 2018 - Science Fiction
1st The Dog Summer Awards 2018 - Science Fiction
1st Chillin' Awards 2018 - Science Fiction
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