Author: J. Barton Mitchell

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Sep 18
Midnight City by J. Barton Mitchell

Midnight City by J. Barton Mitchell

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Midnight City is a strong, well paced and ultimately enjoyable debut novel that tells the story of a futuristic Earth after an alien invasion. The aliens have incapacitated the human population through a mysterious kind of mind control that only affects adults. Thus the only people outside alien control are children, who are slowly and inexorably succumbing to the mind control as they age. Barton builds up his world cleverly, avoiding information dumps and choosing instead to explain aspects of his world as they naturally arise in the narrative. This does mean that sometimes I had questions about the world and...

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