Altered (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the Altered series.

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They were made to forget. But they'll never forgive.

Everything about Anna's life is a secret. Her father works for the Branch, at the helm of its latest project: monitoring and administering treatments to the four genetically altered boys in the lab below their farmhouse. There's Nick, solemn and brooding; Cas, light-hearted and playful; Trev, smart and caring; and Sam . . . who's stolen Anna's heart.

When the Branch decides it's time to take the boys, Sam stages an escape. Anna's father pushes her to go with them, making Sam promise to keep her away from the Branch, at all costs.

On the run, with her father's warning in her head, Anna begins to doubt everything she thought she knew about herself. She soon discovers that she and Sam are connected in more ways than either of them expected. And if they're both going to survive, they must piece together the clues of their past before the Branch catches up to them and steals it all away.

About the Author


Jennifer Rush is the author of Devils & Thieves and the Altered Saga. She currently lives in Michigan with her family, where the winters make her grumpy and the summers make her forget the winters. When not writing, she can be found curled up with a good book or out wandering, either by foot or by car. She dreams of seeing the world someday (as long as it's not winter).

Praise For…


"Within minutes, this medical-engineering thriller will have readers glued to their seats....Riveting."
Kirkus Reviews

"Action-packed...[Anna's] interactions with the boys...keep the story moving quickly, along with a steady unfolding of revelations and events."
Publishers Weekly

"A rapid-fire thriller....Fans of the Hunger Games and Maze Runner series seeking more dystopian titles would likely enjoy this new adventure."
Booklist

"Rush keeps it fresh with this fast-paced novel, full of last-minute surprises and unexpected twists . . . The mysteries laced throughout the action add suspense, making the moments of romance even hotter."
Romantic Times

"A thrilling, fast-paced, and romantic story... Government conspiracies, special abilities, family, friendship, and love all melt together so beautifully to create an amazing debut novel."
Julie Cross, author of Tempest

"Jennifer Rush's debut had me turning pages long into the night. Thrilling and suspenseful, Altered surprised me in the best possible way."—Michelle Hodkin, author of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer


Product Details
ISBN: 9780316197090
ISBN-10: 0316197092
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: December 3rd, 2013
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Altered