The Unlocked by J.D. Stonebridge

Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Supernatural Thriller
File size: 1709 KB
Pages: 263

The Unlocked by J.D. Stonebridge, the first book of the Charlie Hartley Series, will leave you wanting to know the rest of the story. From the time Charlie Hartley was rescued from a burning car, she displayed telekinetic abilities. Her adoptive parents did their best to shield her from those who could exploit her and to keep her talents a secret.

One day after high school graduation, Charlie saves a young woman by stopping what she thought was a bullet. It turns out this young woman is a superhuman-in-training at a special institute for similarly abled young adults. She mistakes Charlie for Jeanne, another attendee at this institution. From this revelation, Charlie learns that not only is she adopted but also that she has a twin.

Charlie decides to forego Harvard and her dream of becoming a journalist to attend A.D.D.R.E.I, the school for special young adults and to find her sister. Once there, Charlie discovers that all is not as it seems to be. Will she find her sister? Will she be able to save her? Will she survive?

The book is exciting and paced relatively quickly. Charlie’s younger character seems too idyllic, but she becomes a strong protagonist who struggles with her abilities and doing what is right.

ThoughThe Unlocked could be classified a YA, I enjoyed the read.