Author(s): Lynne Matson
On the island of Nil, the rules are set. You have exactly 365 days to escape or you die. Rives is now the undisputed Leader of Nil City, but keeping the City united is tougher than ever.Raiders have grown bolder, supplies are dwindling, and non-human inhabitants have taken a turn toward the deadly. New arrivals cause rifts within the City, putting the Search system at risk, and calling everything Rives knows into question. Desperate for answers, he teams up with the only other person searching for them: Skye, a new arrival with a mysterious past of her own. Soon the duo find themselves locked in a desperate race to save all the residents of Nil and possibly destroy the island forever. But at what cost? And who will pay the price?"Nil Unlocked" by Lynne Matson is the stunning, action packed second book in the Nil series, a thrilling, island adventure and mystery story. Rives and Skye s narratives will ensnare readers quickly. The island setting is akin to William Golding s "Lord of the Flies," but the story of teens working together to escape will appeal to fans of James Dashner s "The Maze Runner." "School Library Journal" This is a fast-paced, tension-filled story with engaging characters and a strong romantic plot. "VOYA""
"This is a fast-paced, tension-filled story with engaging characters and a strong romantic plot." --VOYA"Rives and Skye's narratives will ensnare readers quickly. The island setting is akin to William Golding's Lord of the Flies, but the story of teens working together to escape will appeal to fans of James Dashner's The Maze Runner." --School Library Journal"A fast, tense gift for readers wanting to return to Nil." --Kirkus Reviews
Lynne Matson grew up in Georgia in a house full of books and a backyard full of gnarly pines. She attended the University of Florida, where she met and married her husband, the cutest boy she's ever seen. Now, Lynne is mother to four amazing boys. A former attorney, she is thrilled to be making a new career in YA fiction, starting with her first book "Nil, " its sequel "Nil Unlocked," and the soon to be published finale in the Nil series, "Nil on Fire."