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Dan Wells


Dan Wells

Dan Wells is the author of the John Cleaver series: I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, MR. MONSTER and I DON'T WANT TO KILL YOU. He has been nominated for both the Hugo and the Campbell Award and has won two Parsec Awards for his podcast Writing Excuses. He plays a lot of games, reads a lot of books, and eats a lot of food, which is pretty much the ideal life he imagined for himself as a child.

Dan Wells

Books by Dan Wells

by Dan Wells - Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 13+
For all the mysteries teen hacker Marisa Carneseca has solved, one has always eluded her: When she was two years old, she was in a car accident in which she lost her arm and a mob boss’s wife, Zenaida de Maldonado, lost her life. The secrets from the past rise violently to the surface when Zenaida's freshly severed hand shows up at the scene of a gangland shooting. The truth is out there, and Marisa will have to thread together lost friends, corporate assassins, a gang lord’s digital brain and what might be a literal ghost from the past in order to find it.
by Dan Wells - Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+
Overworld. It’s more than just the world’s most popular e-sport --- for thousands of VR teams around the globe, Overworld is life. It means fame and fortune, or maybe it’s a ticket out of obscurity or poverty. If you have a connection to the internet and four friends you trust with your life, anything is possible. Marisa Carneseca is on the hunt for a mysterious hacker named Grendel when she receives word that her amateur Overworld team has been invited to Forward Motion, one of the most exclusive tournaments of the year. 
by Dan Wells - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+, Youth Fiction

Los Angeles in 2050 is a city of open doors, as long as you have the right connections. That connection is a djinni --- a smart device implanted right in a person’s head. In a world where virtually everyone is online 24 hours a day, this connection is like oxygen --- and a world like that presents plenty of opportunities for someone who knows how to manipulate it. Marisa Carneseca is one of those people. She lives on the net --- going to school, playing games, hanging out, or doing things of more questionable legality with her friends Sahara and Anja. It’s Anja who first gets her hands on Bluescreen --- a virtual drug that plugs right into a person’s djinni and delivers a massive, nonchemical, completely safe high. But in this city, when something sounds too good to be true, it usually is, and Mari and her friends soon find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy that is much bigger than they ever suspected.

by Dan Wells - Dystopian, Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

The Partials --- an engineered species of organic beings identical to humans --- has all but destroyed the humans, and now the last of the race are on the brink of death. But for Kira, a 16-year-old medic-in-training, she quickly finds that the survival of humans and Partials alike rests in the connections between them.