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Caragh M. O'Brien


Caragh M. O'Brien

Caragh M. O’Brien is the author of the young adult, dystopian novel BIRTHMARKED and its sequels, PRIZED and PROMISED. Ms. O'Brien lives with her family in Connecticut, and recently resigned from teaching high school English in order to write.

Caragh M. O'Brien

Books by Caragh M. O'Brien

by Caragh M. O'Brien - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Driven by fear when Dean Berg kidnaps her family, Rosie Sinclair strikes out across the country to rescue them. When an elusive trail leads her to Grisly Valley, Rosie has to consider that Berg may once again be manipulating her, priming her for a final, lethal dream mining procedure. Rosie unearths the ultimate vault of dreamers and the hint of a consciousness more powerful and dangerous than any she's imagined before. Faced with unspeakable suffering and otherworldly beauty, Rosie must discover how to trust her mind, her friends and reality itself.

by Caragh M. O'Brien - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

The entire country was watching when Rosie Sinclair was expelled from Forge, the prestigious arts school that doubles as a reality TV show. But few know how Dean Berg was mining students' dreams in laboratories deep below the school. And no one, least of all the Dean himself, knows that when Rosie's dreams were seeded into the mind of another patient, Rosie's consciousness woke up in that body --- a girl far from Forge, a girl with a completely different life from Rosie, a girl who is pregnant.

by Caragh M. O'Brien - Thriller, Young Adult 12+

The Forge School is the most prestigious arts school in the country. The secret to its success: every moment of the students' lives is televised as part of the insanely popular Forge Show, and the students' schedule includes twelve hours of induced sleep meant to enhance creativity. But when first year student Rosie Sinclair skips her sleeping pill, she discovers there is something off about Forge. In fact, she suspects that there are sinister things going on deep below the reaches of the cameras in the school. What's worse is, she starts to notice that the ridges of her consciousness do not feel quite right. And soon, she unearths the ghastly secret that the Forge School is hiding—and what it truly means to dream there.

by Caragh M. O'Brien - Fantasy, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

After defying the ruthless Enclave, surviving the wasteland, and upending the rigid matriarchy of Sylum, Gaia Stone now faces her biggest challenge ever.  She must lead the people of Sylum back to the Enclave and persuade the Protectorat to grant them refuge from the wasteland. Is Gaia ready, as a leader, to sacrifice what--or whom--she loves most?