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Leader’s teenage daughter Betsy is sent to kill Jake and eliminate him as a possible witness When Jake’s mother blames his head injury for his tales of attempted murder he has to rely on his girlfriend Laurissa to help. I love Mullin s Ashfall series and I was intrigued when I heard he was writing a thriller I was curious to see how Mullins handled a thriller and he didn t disappoint Surface Tension was a wild ride fast paced and high on actionSurface Tension starts with a bang and never lets up Jake is a high school student and a serious cyclist While out training for a bike race he sees a plane crash then is injured and wakes up in the hospital The details he remembers don t align with that people are telling him the police are suspicious and then someone tries to kill himJake Laurissa and Betsy are vivid memorable strong characters They are strong resourceful smart sometimes cocky sometimes impulsive but ultimately believable and enjoyable They felt like real teens and not a cleaned up version suitable for adults Jake made mistakes but most of the time his intentions were good He s in a race to save his life and top stop the terrorists from doing damage The police believe he s involved with the terrorists and treat him accordingly Federal agencies are involved also and I absolutely loathed one of the agents He was no better than the terrorists just working for the US sadly He was every bit as fanatical and unethical as the people he was fightingWhile Surface Tension had some unbelievable moments much of it was frighteningly plausible and possible I read it in one sitting gobbling it up and later had to go back and re read to catch some of the details I had missed the first time around Surface Tension combined memorable characters tight plotting thorough research a trademark trait of Mullin s a mostly realistic story line and made for an utterly engaging storyI received an egalley from the publisher for review La corruptrice is sent to kill Jake and eliminate him as a possible witness When Jake’s mother blames his head Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves injury for his tales of attempted murder he has to rely on his girlfriend Laurissa to help. I love Mullin s Ashfall series and I was The Purpose-Guided Universe intrigued when I heard he was writing a thriller I was curious to see how Mullins handled a thriller and he didn t disappoint Surface Tension was a wild ride fast paced and high on actionSurface Tension starts with a bang and never lets up Jake The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion is a high school student and a serious cyclist While out training for a bike race he sees a plane crash then The Academy is Full Dark, No Stars injured and wakes up If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, in the hospital The details he remembers don t align with that people are telling him the police are suspicious and then someone tries to kill himJake Laurissa and Betsy are vivid memorable strong characters They are strong resourceful smart sometimes cocky sometimes 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida impulsive but ultimately believable and enjoyable They felt like real teens and not a cleaned up version suitable for adults Jake made mistakes but most of the time his La ética de la crueldad intentions were good He s 3052 in a race to save his life and top stop the terrorists from doing damage The police believe he s Mercator involved also and I absolutely loathed one of the agents He was no better than the terrorists just working for the US sadly He was every bit as fanatical and unethical as the people he was fightingWhile Surface Tension had some unbelievable moments much of Pasos perdidos en Granada it was frighteningly plausible and possible I read Suffering and no suffering it Can We Live 150 Years? in one sitting gobbling The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears it up and later had to go back and re read to catch some of the details I had missed the first time around Surface Tension combined memorable characters tight plotting thorough research a trademark trait of Mullin s a mostly realistic story line and made for an utterly engaging storyI received an egalley from the publisher for review

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Him escape the killers and the law enforcement agents convinced that Jake himself had a role in the crashMike Mullin author of the Ashfall series delivers a gripping story with memorable characters and all too real scenari. 10312017 Jake is a bike rider training to become a member of the USA cycling team He sees a group of people crashing a plane from the ground and they want him deadThe book has a strong supporting cast of Jake s girl friend Laurissa and the alternate narrator Betsy They are all everyday kids thrust into a life and death situation and their story helps us see how we can each step up to be a hero if necessary This book is primarily a thriller with a fast paced plot and several twists However it also explores issues of race and class through the relationship between Jake white working class and Laurissa African American wealthy Likewise through Betsy s eyes we see what it might be like to be raised in a racist xenophobic household and what it might be like to shift one s perspective and become open minded about othersFans of the Ashfall series also by Mike Mullin will not be disappointed Likewise readers who enjoy James Patterson will want to try this bookNote I am the wife of the author and have read numerous drafts of this manuscript

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After witnessing an act of domestic terrorism while training on his bike Jake is found near death with a serious head injury and unable to remember the plane crash or the aftermath that landed him in the hospitalA terrorist. If the spirit of young adults facing unbelievable odds is something that draws you in Mike Mullin s SURFACE TENSION is exactly what you need Geared to a young adult audience the main character Jake and his girlfriend Laurissa are average teens who become incredible survivors against all odds Even the anti heroine Betsy is a great character especially once her life is revealedJake was in the wrong place at the wrong time and it could cost him his life as both terrorists and the government are hot on his tail His one goal was to get on the USA cycling team and that s what put him on that deserted road among semi trucks when a commercial airliner was blown from the sky Captured by the terrorists and in a moment of daring he escapes a moving truck When he awakes days later in the hospital his memory is almost non existent his dreams of cycling greatness are gone and someone is trying to kill him When the FBI needs a confession for a crime he didn t commit he has nowhere to turnOnly the uick thinking of his girlfriend Laurissa and her family s wealth and power give him any sense of hope in the legal arena but first he must survive the further attempts on both his life and the lives of those he loves by the terrorists and an unscrupulous FBI agent Mike Mullin provides high velocity tension giving readers a gut clenching and wild ride from start to finish With a cast of incredible characters that feel lifelike a seemingly insurmountable stack of odds against them and some pretty contemporary events Mr Mullin has created a tale that is riveting from that first page until the very endPerfect pacing action and crazy scary events make for a perfect young adult read no matter how old your birth certificate says you areI received a complimentary ARC edition from Tanglewood PublishingPublisher Tanglewood May 8 2018Publication Date May 8 2018Genre YA SuspensePrint Length 424 pagesAvailable from Barnes NobleFor Reviews Giveaways Fabulous Book News


About the Author: Mike Mullin

Mike Mullin’s first job was scraping the gum off the undersides of desks at his high school From there things went steadily downhill He almost got fired by the owner of a bookstore due to his poor taste in earrings He worked at a place that showed slides of poopy diapers during lunch it did cut down on the cafeteria budget The hazing process at the next company included eating live termites



10 thoughts on “Surface Tension

  1. says:

    paperback release for this book is MAY 21 and there's A GIVEAWAY FOR IT RIGHT NOW BE A WINNER MULLIN HAS A NEW SERIESalthough this book has ZERO supervolcanoes it is in many respects similar to his superb Ashfall series WHEN IS BOOK FOUR COMING OUT MIKE MULLIN??? particularly in the way he writes his characters they feel familiar in the best

  2. says:

    If the spirit of young adults facing unbelievable odds is something that draws you in Mike Mullin’s SURFACE TENSION is exactly what you need Geared to a young adult audience the main character Jake and his girlfriend Laurissa are average teens who become incredible survivors against all odds Even the anti heroine Betsy is a grea

  3. says:

    Long distance high school aged Jake is doing his usual long distance riding exercise when he stumbles into a weir

  4. says:

    Mike Mullin's Ashfall is a good trilogy—if less electrifying than some post apocalypse novels—but Surface Tension is so intense it triggers a visceral stress response in the reader as seventeen year old Jake Solley navigates the Kafkaesue distortion his life has become The narrative takes nearly two hundred

  5. says:

    A high action suspense thriller about a 17 year old boy Jake whose passions are competitive bike riding and his black girlfriend Laurissa While out riding he witnesses a domestic terror attack and is nearly killed Due to his traumatic brain injury he cannot remember what happens and then several attempts are ma

  6. says:

    I love Mullin's Ashfall series and I was intrigued when I heard he was writing a thriller I was curious to see how Mullins handled a thriller and he didn't disappoint Surface Tension was a wild ride fast paced and high on actionSurface Tension starts with a bang and never lets up Jake is a high school student and a serio

  7. says:

    10312017 Jake is a bike rider training to become a member of the USA cycling team He sees a group of people crashing a plane from the ground and they want him deadThe book has a strong supporting cast of Jake's girl friend Laurissa and the alternate narrator Betsy They are all everyday kids thrust into a life and death situation an

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    ARC from KidlitconJake is out on a long early morning bike ride when he slams into the door of a tanker truck and is knocked unconscious He wakes up in the hospital not remembering too many details about his life so when a girl in a hijab enter

  9. says:

    The synopsis refers to this as a gripping story but I'm pretty sure that's one of the biggest understatements I've ever seen This book is insane It's definitely unbelievable but at the same time this would be a fan

  10. says:

    I was SO excited to enter a new world created by Mike Mullin His Ashfall series ranks among my all time favorites and is on a shortlist of books I have reread multiple times When an ARC came my way I dropped what I was reading and started on it right away Unfortunately this book didn't strike a chord for me I understand that some stories come with a heavy dose of suspension of belief but when you get to a point in a st

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