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Daughters of Forgotten Light

By: Sean Grigsby
Narrated by: Morgan Hallett
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A floating prison is home to Earth's unwanted people, where they are forgotten...but not yet dead, in this wild science-fiction adventure.

Deep-space penal colony Oubliette, population: scum. Lena "Horror" Horowitz leads the Daughters of Forgotten Light, one of three vicious gangs fighting for survival on Oubliette. Their fragile truce is shaken when a new shipment arrives from Earth carrying a fresh batch of prisoners and supplies to squabble over. But the delivery includes two new surprises: a drone and a baby. 

Earth Senator Linda Dolfuse wants evidence of the bloodthirsty gangs to justify the government finally eradicating the wasters dumped on Oubliette. There's only one problem: The baby in the drone's video may be hers.

©2018 Sean Grigsby (P)2018 Recorded Books

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  • 16-10-18

Extremely Poignant Cyberpunk Sci-Fi

I’ve had this one since I requested it as an ARC – unfortunately life got in the way and I wasn’t able to finish it in time (or even near pre-release). But, I’m glad that I checked this one out. It was a well thought out adventure.

I honestly picked this up synopsis-unread because of Sean’s first book Smoke Eaters. I loved that book so much that I knew I needed to read whatever else he put up. Plus, check out that sweet cover. It’s awesome, isn’t it?

Daughters of Forgotten Light tells a story of a space colony where girls are sent by mothers and families who don’t want them anymore. They are sent up to pay debts. They are sent up because the girls are considered broken or other incredibly messed up reasons.

Grigsby throws in a lot of the political turmoil that our country is currently going through into Daughters. He talks a lot about “a mothers right to choose” and then about the regrets (or not) associated with making a life-altering decision. I won’t get into the major pros and cons of this approach but know that this book was needed. And reading it around the time of the whole Kavanaugh debacle – made it even more poignant.

Daughters is part thriller, part political, part sci-fi, and a big part cyberpunk. The characters in it were real and memorable. The stories they told were unique and needed. The book itself was a blast to read – I finished it in a couple days and I’m glad I picked it up on audio.

Honestly, I can’t really talk about any of the plot because it’ll give away too much. Just know you’re in for Tron-like bike riding, girls/women who know exactly what they want, cannibals, and a corrupted political system.

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