Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Date: November 2013
Duration: 12 hours 9 minutes
You can be improved. . . .
Can you really change your body just by carrying around a coded note? Sure,the advanced technology of a d-mat booth will transport you anywhere instantly, but can it also make you taller, stronger, more beautiful? Clair is pretty sure the offer is too good to be true. But her best friend, Libby, is determined to give it a try, longing for a new, improved version of herself.
What starts as Libby's dream turns into Clair's nightmare when Libby falls foul of a deadly trap. With the help of Jesse, the school freak, and a mysterious,but powerful,stranger called Q, Clair's attempt to protect Libby leads her to an unimagined world of conspiracies and cover-ups. Soon her own life is at risk, and Clair is chased across the world in a desperate race against time.
Action and danger fuel Sean Williams's near-future tale of technology, identity, and the lengths one girl will go to in order to save her best friend.
Sean Williams is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of several novels for adults as well as the coauthor of the middle-grade series Troubletwisters with Garth Nix. As a resident of South Australia,which he reports is a lovely place a long way away from the rest of the world,Sean has often dreamed of stepping into a booth and being somewhere else, instantly. This has led to a fascination with the social, psychological, and moral implications of such technology. When not pondering such weighty matters, Sean can generally be found eating chocolate (actually, he eats chocolate while pondering these matters, too).
Twinmaker is Sean's teen debut in America.