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Escape is the first novel in the Lake of Sins series by L.S. O'Dea. This novel is beyond unique and is far from another dystopian novel I have had the privilege of reading. Being in a league of it's own, this novel has excellent writing and character development. The entire storyline is fascinating and frightening at the same time. The world created by O'Dea is absolutely one of a kind and is one you would not want to find yourself being a part of.
Each character we are introduced to plays an important role in the novel no matter how small his or her initial part may seem. This is a story of how the teenage mind sees the importance of acceptance from her peers. What begins as an innocent adventure soon turns into a wild and epic series of events both positive and negative. The relationships you build with each character will change throughout this novel. You will see that, even in this world, everyone has good and evil warring inside of them.
Escape is an incredible novel that is worth the read simply for the unique storyline. Besides that, you have fantastic writing, page turning adventures, seemingly insurmountable obstacles and life lessons all in one epic adventurous novel. This is a must read for any reader of any age and any genre preference. O'Dea keeps the action going and leaves you on the edge of your seat as you wait for the chance to read the follow up novel.