Rise and Run by RJ Plant
Mystery & Thrillers , Sci Fi & Fantasy
Pub Date 13 Feb 2018
Rise and Run is a dystopian thriller that shows R J Plant’s potential as a writer. The premise is an interesting take on the Jeckyl/Hyde duology. Felix is a genetically engineered chimera with two distinct and competing sets of DNA. Medication suppresses his brother Conor. As his adoptive father, Rian’s enforcer, Felix is tasked with infiltrating GDI and protecting Kaitlyn, a scientist in their employ, from death threats. Felix quickly discovers the situation is a setup when the leader of GDI infects him with a lethal, fast-acting virus. Conor is forced to take control, and must ally with people he doesn’t trust in the hopes of finding a cure and preventing GDI from destroying what’s left of humanity.
The novel’s biggest flaw is that it ends rather suddenly. The issues raised are far from resolved, and there is little indication of when the next book in the serie...