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Every Stolen Breath

Narrated by: Chloe Dolandis
Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up

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This fast-paced and immersive thriller shows just how hard one girl will fight back against corruption and violence, knowing any breath might be her last.

The Swarm is unrecognizable, untraceable, and unpredictable - a mob that leaves death in its wake. Public places are no longer safe. Every day is a threat. Though it’s been two years since the last attack, Lia Finch has found clues that the Swarm is ready to claim a new victim.

The last victim was Lia’s father, attorney Steven Finch. Devastated and desperate for answers, Lia will do anything to uncover the reasons behind his death and to stop someone else from being struck down. However, the odds are stacked against her: Lia’s PTSD from her father’s attack has left her with a shaky grip on reality, and her debilitating asthma is a time bomb that could kill her at any moment.

After a close encounter with the Swarm puts Lia on their radar, she teams up with a teen hacker, a reporter, and a mysterious stranger who knows firsthand how the Swarm works. Together, they work to uncover the master puppeteer behind the group. If Lia and her network don’t stop the person pulling the strings - and fast - Lia will be the next victim.

©2019 Kimberly Gabriel (P)2019 Blink

Critic reviews

"Original, engrossing, and full of suspense, Every Stolen Breath is an intense YA thriller/mystery and page-turner." (YA and Kids Books Central)

"The concept of this book is original...interesting premise." (School Library Journal)

"Inspired by real-life flash mob attacks in Chicago, Gabriel's debut demonstrates how technology can be used to incite violence, and fans of Barry Lyga and Morgan Baden's The Hive will find a similarly themed, and similarly frightening, story here." (Publishers Weekly)

"Don't miss it. It's a good one!" (Beauty Brite)

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  • K9moma
  • 08-12-19


loved it! couldnt stop listening!! Way to Kimberly!! I want more now!! ? What's coming next for Leah and Ryan?

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  • Dolly Fuston
  • 14-11-19

Excellent Book!

Excellently written book with great narration! A must read! Wanted to keep reading to see what was going to happen next. Loved it!