London Eye is a fast paced post-terrorist rush. Newspaper headlines, radio broadcasts, and news reports are scattered throughout at the beginning of chapters, so little by little readers get a glimpse into this terrifying reality that is now London. This post-apocalyptic novel jumps right into the lives of a few teenagers left over without much supervision with little preamble. It took me a couple chapters to gather my footing with the storyline and fast paced plot, but once I did the story raced on by. Marketed as The Hunger Games meets Xmen whose settings can be hard to imagine and somewhat unlikely to happen in the near future, London Eye is sure to surprise and awe readers with a more relatable and highly likely scenario.
Big Ben looms above the smoldering remains that was once London. Known as Doomsday, a terrorist attack leaves London an ashy mess. Those who were not able to escape London are trapped there, and it's well known that once someone enters city limits, they don't come back. Two years later, a teenage boy Jack and his band of misfit friends are beginning to piece together what happened that eventful day, and what they can do to find their lost loved ones. As they come closer to the truth of what and who lies within the city, the feared military patrol known as Choppers creep closer to them.
The Hunger Games meets The X-Men in an exciting post-apocalyptic debut. Two years after London is struck by a devastating terrorist attack, it is cut off from the world, protected by a military force known as Choppers. The rest of Britain believe that the city is now a toxic, uninhabited wasteland. But Jack and his friendssome of whom lost family on what has become known as Doomsday know that the reality is very different. At great risk, they have been gathering evidence about what is really happening in London and it is incredible. Because the handful of Londons survivors are changing. Developing strange, fantastic powers. Evolving.