The Problemthe Earth s ozone layer is set to be destroyed by a gamma ray explosion from a distant star In one mighty blast, the Earth will be engulfed by the relentless searing heat of the Sun.The Solutionbuild a vast underground structure, a breeding colony, to save the Human Race from extinction to accommodate 6,570 young men and womenthe Chosen.The Hopethat one day the Chosen will rise up, from the depths, to the surface and set about re populating the Earth But not todaynever today.Jonathan and Sarah have had their eighteen years in the Colony and their Deathdays are fast approaching One is born every day one dies every day That is the way of the Colony Like Jonathan, Sarah has successfully completed her breeding programme, a soulless clinical procedure and is ready to re join the Colony and prepare for her Deathday a time of celebration when, the contribution each colonist has made to its mission, is fulfilled It s a moment of glory, a moment of recognition, a moment ofsacrifice It s all they have This is your destiny That s what they ve always been told But when Jonathan, a model colonist, loses a week s supply of his Supplementthe Supplement he believes contains only vitamins and minerals, he starts to realise that he s been dead for yearswalking the corridors of the City in a drug induced haze of compliance Without its influence, Jonathan begins to experience all the signs of puberty He starts noticing things that he s never noticed before, in particular Sarah With his body no longer under his control, Jonathan struggles with his attraction to her and his growing sexual awareness He also notices Zack, a Security Response Unit officer and two things become apparent One that Zack, and an ever increasing number of SRU officers, are becoming a threat to the Colony And twoZack has designs on Sarah Fuelled by love, jealousy and the hormones his body s been denied for years, Jonathan takes him on But his biggest enemy is not Zack, it s time itself And time is running outfast.SOMETIMES YOUR DESTINY IS NOT ENOUGH Logan s Run meets Lord of the Flies in this dystopian debut told from a compelling dual perspective The story continues inResurrectionHappy Deathday 2 New Download [ Happy Deathday ] by [ Sue Yockney ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tbjewellers.co.uk
Sue Yockney, was born in London and spent most of her childhood there After studying art at Central St Martins, she went on to qualify as a chartered librarian, eventually becoming a School Library Advisor.Now settled in Devon, her interest in writing began when, as a member of an amateur dramatic group unable to find suitable material to perform, she wrote and directed three murder mystery plays For many years, she concentrated on short stories and enjoys writing in a variety of genres.In 2013 Sue published her debut novel, a SF dystopian romance thriller,Happy Deathdayand its sequel,ResurrectionHer third novel, a satirical romp with a dystopian twist entitled,Outside the Boxwas published in 2016 In April 2019,Viral CityHappy Deathday Part 3 was published It can be read as a standalone novel in its own right or as a follow on from Parts 1 2.When she s not writing Sue enjoys, reading, cinema, contemporary jazz and travel Sue and her husband have been to Alaska twice, did a five week road trip of New Zealand and a tour of Patagonia Their most exciting and challenging trip to date, was driving the Dempster Highway the Ice Road Truckers road up to and beyond the Arctic Circle in the summer As Sue points out, doing it in the winter, would just be suicidal.
- 390 pages
- Happy Deathday
- Sue Yockney
- 13 December 2018 Sue Yockney