The Culling

By Steven dos Santos

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Recruitment Day is here…if you fail, a loved one will die For Lucian “Lucky” Spark, Recruitment Day means the Establishment, a totalitarian government, will force him to become one of five Recruits competing to join the ruthless Imposer task force. Each Recruit participates in increasingly difficult and violent military training for a chance to advance to the next level. Those who fail must choose an “Incentive”—a family member—to be brutally killed. If Lucky fails, he’ll have to choose death for his only living relative: Cole, his four-year-old brother. Lucky will do everything he can to keep his brother alive, even if it means sacrificing the lives of other Recruits’ loved ones. What Lucky isn’t prepared for is his undeniable attraction to the handsome, rebellious Digory Tycho. While Lucky and Digory train together, their relationship grows. But daring to care for another Recruit in a world where love is used as the ultimate weapon is extremely dangerous. As Lucky soon learns, the consequences can be deadly…

About the Author

Steven dos Santos (Miami, FL) spent most of his working career in the legal field, even going to law school for a couple of years before realizing that if he was going to be telling “creative truths,” he’d prefer to be writing novels.

  • Paperback ISBN: 9780738735375
  • Ebook ISBN: 9780738735610
  • Reading Age: from 12 to 18 years
  • Interest Age: from 12 to 18 years
  • Paperback dimensions: 5.19 x 8 in
  • Publication date: Mar 08, 2013
  • Rights/Sales territory: Worldwide
  • Format: Paperback | Ebook
  • Pages: 432
  • Series: The Torch Keeper
  • Imprint: Flux
  • Subjects:
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Dystopian
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / General
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / LGBT

Reviews of The Culling:

"A heart-pounding page turner." —VOYA

Awards received by The Culling:

Named an ALA Rainbow List Top Ten Book (2014)

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