Here's a real thriller for people who love dystopia with a twist - this time it's all in the mind. Sixteen-year-old Kyla's been Slated - her memories wiped clean by a government who think she's a terrorist. But is she?
So she has to learn to live with her new family, to go to a new school where some of the students are hostile to 'Slaters', and to endure therapy sessions to make sure she's not going to dangerous emotional extremes. She even has a device. called a Levo, strapped on her arm to remind her - on pain of knocking her unconscious - not to get too angry or anxious. But Kyla isn't like the other 'Slaters': she still has dreams. Horrendous nightmares in which she is tortured and imprisoned.
When she meets Ben, who has also been Slated, they start to wonder why this has happened to them? Together with a friend, Mac, who has an array of illegal computers, they make a discovery: It is possible to get rid of the hated Levo devices, but the physical and emtional cost could be too high ...