Code : (Virals 3) Hardback
by Kathy Reichs
Part of the Tory Brennan series
Tory Brennan, great niece of Dr Temperance Brennan, and the Virals return for their most terrifying adventure yet.
Life appears peaceful on Loggerhead Island - rescued from financial disaster, the research institute is flourishing once more.
But the tranquility is quickly shattered when Tory Brennan and her technophile gang discover a mysterious box buried in the ground.
A seemingly innocent treasure hunt soon turns into a nightmarish game of puzzles, as it becomes clear that one false move will lead to terrible, explosive consequences.
The clock is ticking. Can Tory and the Virals crack the code in time to save the city - and their own lives?
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 03/01/2013
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780099543855
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Review by LemurKat
I enjoy this series - in which the main character is a teenage girl that hangs around with a bunch of somewhat geeky guys and they solve mysteries and deal with the genetic change wrought on them in the first novel - an abheration which allows them heightened senses and strength and some other abilities.<br/><br/>"Code" is more of a thriller than "Seizure" and contains some truly gripping moments, it's easy to see that Reichs carves her mark in the thriller/forensics novel business, and Tory takes after her aunt in many ways. She's also willful, charismatic and occasionally very blind to certain things going on around her. Just like a typical teenage girl.<br/><br/>I really enjoy these books, as they do not get into that whole, nauseating and frankly unrealistic "you were my first love, my one love, my true love" rubbish that so many of the teen semi-paranormal genre are guilty of. Tory and her gang are just four teens having adventures and solving mysteries - like a modern day Famous Five, in some ways.
Review by wyvernfriend
The pack are having issues with their place in it and how to deal with people outside pack, they all want to be genuinely good at what they can do but they also fear it, they fear loss of autonomy and because there is only one girl and she appears to be looking outside pack for a partner while still being pack is causing tensions, particularly with Ben.Tory has to try to to cope with life and the pack, including her father's relationship with Whitney and Whitney's determination to make her come out and be part of another pack, a pack Tory barely understands. The pack gets caught up in a serial killer's plans and their skills will be needed to save them and their families.Interesting but sometimes it felt a bit slow and belaboured.