[ Reading ] ➿ Balance (Balance, #1) Author Kurt Bartling – Ivogue.co.uk

Balance (Balance, #1) 2050 Since The Secession, Most Of The Civilized World S Population Lives Destitute For Michael, Alone, Fighting To Survive By The Cages, Everything Changes The Night He Meets Rena, The Enigmatic Redhead With Turquoise Eyes Discovered, Abducted And Secreted Away To The Military Facility For One Of The Most Powerful And Ruthless Men In The World Under The Watchful Eye Of The Dangerous Takada, Head Of Counter Intelligence, Michael And Rena Form A Team, Their Purpose The Infiltration And Assassination Of All In Their Mysterious Benefactor S Way.But All Is Not As It Appears Michael S Physical Feats Defy Explanation Rena Is Not Whom Everyone Believes Her To Be Playing A Game Of Human Chess To Keep Michael And Herself Alive, Rena Navigates Her Own Secret Agenda An Agenda Made Complicated By The Introduction Of Megan, An Unlikely Street Urchin Brought In As Leverage Leverage To Get Michael And Rena To Do Takada S Bidding.


10 thoughts on “Balance (Balance, #1)

  1. says:

    This is a dystopian adventure set in the near future where governments per se have collapsed and the world is run by wealthy individuals and their personal armies.We have two of the best kick ass heroes you will ever come across Michael reminded me a little of the hero from the Matrix and Rena is both hot and than able to handle herself in an argument I should probably also mention for the female readers that Michael is equally hot There is a very gripping start to the book and great twists at the end In between our lead characters train as field agents for their new bosses, kick ass and fall in love The story...


  2. says:

    First off I am the Author of this book and the series.I know this section is normally reserved for reviews, and being the author my review is not relevant I m going to shout from the roof tops that Balance is the greatest story ever written So, instead of doing that, I thought I d provide the casual peruser a brief explanation of the book, beyond the generic word limited blurb above.I ve always been fascinated by the concept of the anti hero, Riddick, Wolverine, Dominic Torreto, Sherlock Holmes A character that resides in the grey area between good and evil, while still abiding by a moral compass of right over wrong To me, that seemed to provide a wider breadth for a character s actions What I couldn t really recall was the great female anti hero I m sure there are some, but nothing that really came to mind.Something else I ve always really liked was the Machiavellian plot, the story built in several pieces with so much depth, when you get to the reveal, you realize all the pieces were there all along After seven books of Harry Potter, you discover that almost every aspect of his life was orchestrated by Dumble...


  3. says:

    Wow Took me completely by surprise By a selfie ta boot I was looking for an adult book, adventure, low key scifi fantasy, with a plot And something that wasn t built solely around the unrequited sappy love story Found it on BN nook for couple bucks, the cover caught my eye me and my covers and the sample was good fast paced interesting The plot was thick, though its clarity didn t come through unto the end If you love the JJ Abrams Easter egg approach to story telling This is it As I was reading this, at first I wasn t even sure if the main characters were protagonists or antagonists, and whose side everyone was on Shades of gray.The story is set in the near future, after the governments collapsed by, you guessed it greed and corruption The explanation of this at the end of the book was enlightening and logical plot follows two people, Michael and Rena discovered together and invited basically kidnapped After being taken to a military base, they re turned into specialized spies assassins The story reminds me of a blend of a tiny bit Hunger Games and Bourne Identity Michael has some ve...


  4. says:

    I loved this book Right from the start I was hooked Some books take a bit for you to get into the story Not this one Though its set in the future, a few decades from now, there are many parallels to draw to past current times The charactersI m in love The way i...


  5. says:

    Incredible BookThis book was excellent It was incredibly hard to put down The characters are well defined and the storyline is fast paced, holding your attention constantly It is well written with a believable plot I do not believe in spoilers, so you won t g...


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