Rachel Cohn

Elysia is created in a laboratory, born as a sixteen-year-old lady, an empty vessel without existence adventure to attract from. She is a Beta, an experimental version of a teenage clone. She used to be replicated from one other teenage lady, who needed to die to ensure that Elysia to exist.

Elysia's objective is to serve the population of Demesne, an island paradise for the wealthiest humans on the earth. every little thing approximately Demesne is bioengineered for perfection. Even the air induces a wierd, euphoric excessive, which merely the island's workers-soulless clones like Elysia-are resistant to.

At first, Elysia's lifestyles is idyllic and pampered. yet she quickly sees that Demesne's human citizens, who should still wish for not anything, yearn. yet for what, precisely? She additionally involves notice that underneath the island's wonderful external, there's an under­current of discontent between Demesne's employee clones. She understands she is soulless and can't think and shouldn't care-so why are overpowering sensations cloud­ing Elysia's brain?

If someone discovers that Elysia is not the unfeeling clone she needs to faux to be, she's going to undergo a destiny too poor to visualize. while her one probability at happi­ness is ripped away with breathtaking cruelty, feelings she's regularly had yet by no means understood are unleashed. As rage, terror, and hope threaten to weigh down her, Elysia needs to locate the desire to outlive.

The first in a dazzlingly unique technological know-how fiction sequence from best-selling writer Rachel Cohn, Beta is a haunting, unforgettable tale of braveness and love in a cor­rupted world.

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