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Ways of the Doomed
It’s the year 2089 and everything is altered. The revolutions of the early 21st century have created a world divided between the Privileged few and the Native (Celtic)
underclass. Sorlie is enjoying a typical carefree Privileged teenage life until it is smashed apart by the cruel death of his parents and he is spirited away to live with his ice-cold grandfather at a mysterious island penal colony.
Sorlie’s discovery that the captives are being genetically altered to remove all trace of their Native origins triggers a chain of shocking events that reveal his grandfather’s terrible secrets and, ultimately, the truth about himself.
Prizes and awards
The Incomers shortlisted for the Saltire Society First Book Award 2012
REVIEWS OF Ways of the Doomed
'If you liked Divergent and that one about hunger, you're going to love Ways of The Doomed. Moira McPartlins prose is rich but unpretentious, her storytelling, thumping.' - Helen Fitzgerald
'Beautifully written with fully realised characters, vivid settings, and a clever and playful use of language. loved it! ' - Christina Banach, author of Minty
'This is a story that quickly grips you as a reader, and then keeps you turning the page right through to a dramatic conclusion that is nicely unpredictable. The pace is urgent, and the characters and setting are very believable.' - Undiscovered Scotland Read more
"An enjoyable read and proof once again that YA novels can be appreciated by all. I look forward to reading the sequels." - Jackie Law, NeverImitate Blog Read more