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In the divided society of a mega city on its way to independence, police investigators are dragged into series of dangerous events. A fight against the criminal organization threatening the city results in multiple deaths of people dear to Detective Frank Harris—most importantly, his wife. When Frank’s only daughter returns home after a long year abroad, his colleague goes missing under disturbing circumstances. Jack was last seen in the majestic, modern city of Newbourne, but now can’t be located.
Misled and distracted by different groups shamelessly fighting for power, Frank must rely on his guts and the kindness of strangers on his way to the Alter-City underground. Despite what he thought he knew, Frank soon realizes there is much more to his world than he imagined.


“Hey! Hey!! Is there anyone out there?”

“Hello! Anyone?”

“I’m here.”

“Please, let me out!”

“I’m the one who brought you here.”

“Why? What do you want?”

“You don’t remember? Don’t worry, you will.”

“I don’t understand. Do I know you?”

“I can’t recognize your voice!”

“Of course you can’t.”

“What if I can’t remember?”

“Your memory will come back. We’ll talk when it does.”

“Wait! Are you going to leave me in here?”

“Are you still here?”

“Come back please!”

“Come back!”

“Please, let me out —”  

About the author

Anna Lavrynenko is a Ukrainian writer, singer, artist, linguist, and teacher, who constantly sought perfection while surviving hardships and downfalls of life. Her thoughts, dreams, fears, and dramatic experiences all eventually planted the seed of an idea, which grew larger than she ever expected. view profile

Published on March 12, 2020

Published by Archway Publishing

110000 words

Contains explicit content ⚠️

Genre: Science Fiction