In Michelle Gagnon’s debut YA thriller, Don’t Turn Around, computer hacker Noa Torson is as smart, tough, and complex as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s Lisbeth Salander.
The first in a trilogy, Don’t Turn Around’s intricate plot and heart-pounding action will leave readers desperate for book two.
Sixteen-year-old Noa has been a victim of the system ever since her parents died. Now living off the grid and trusting no one, she uses her hacking skills to stay anonymous and alone. But when she wakes up on a table in a warehouse with an IV in her arm and no memory of how she got there, Noa starts to wish she had someone on her side.
Enter Peter Gregory. A rich kid and the leader of a hacker alliance, Peter needs people with Noa’s talents on his team. Especially after a shady corporation threatens his life in no uncertain terms. But what Noa and Peter don’t realize is that Noa holds the key to a terrible secret, and there are those who’d stop at nothing to silence her for good.
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This amazing young Scandinavian lady's name is Noa Torson, and, like Salander, she is small, tightly wound, rather strange, highly principled, very strong, and in deep trouble.Sep 02 2012 | Read Full Review of Don't Turn Around
I don’t know about you, but if I were to wake up chained to a hospital bed, having no idea what day it is or why I’m there, I don’t think I would think as clearly as Noa, who immediately figures out that this is a place where she’s not safe.Sep 21 2012 | Read Full Review of Don't Turn Around
Noa and Peter soon realize the two events are linked together and must figure out what is going on.Sep 12 2012 | Read Full Review of Don't Turn Around
As she tries to learn the truth about what's happened to her, she teams up with Peter Gregory, a high school "hactivist" who has received sudden, brutal attention from some very scary corporate security types somehow connected to his neglectful parents.Aug 28 2012 | Read Full Review of Don't Turn Around
But what Noa and Peter don't realize is that Noa holds the key to a terrible secret, and there are those who'd stop at nothing to silence her for good.Sep 07 2012 | Read Full Review of Don't Turn Around
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