THIS SIDE OF PARADISE

THIS SIDE OF PARADISE

By: Layne, Steven L

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2001 Hal Clement Award Winner for Best New Science Fiction Novel for Young Adults 2001-2002 Best of the Best for Young Adults, Missouri Library Association 2002-2003 Read Aloud Books, Too Good to Miss, Indiana Library Federation 2003-2004 Texas Lone Star Top 20 List 2003 Young Adult Choice Title, International Reading Association "An entertaining, suspenseful thriller with a genuinely chilling villain. Good fun." -- Kirkus Reviews "Layne's tale is a heady mix of conspiracies, alternate identities, and sinister underground laboratories with a creepy schitzophrenic villain that readers will love to hate. Recommend this title to thriller fans who will enjoy the ride." --VOYA Something wicked this way comes; in this case it's high schooler Jack Barrett's father, whose inherent drive for perfection has spiraled into a raging obsession ever since he began working for the mysterious Eden Corporation. When his father forcibly relocates the family to Paradise, a village that is literally owned by Eden's enigmatic CEO, Jack uncovers a sinister plot that threatens the lives of everyone he loves. Delving even further into the secrets of the village, he soon learns just how high the price for perfection can be . . . and to what lengths some people are willing to go to obtain it.

Title: THIS SIDE OF PARADISE

Author Name: Layne, Steven L

Categories: Teens, Kids - YA and Teens (see Teens),

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company: 2005

ISBN Number: 1589802543

ISBN Number 13: 9781589802544

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 48647

Description: New, Unread Copy. No wear or creases; no marks or writing. ; After his father begins working for the mysterious Eden Corporation, Jack uncovers a sinister plot that threatens the existence of his entire family. Hal Clement Award for Best Science Fiction Novel For Young Adults in the U S ; 215 pages

Keywords: Cloning - Teen Diction Utopias - Teen Fiction,