How do you fight an enemy when they're inside your mind?
A gargantuan glass-walled tower looms over a deadly wilderness. They say it's all that's left.
The Tower's survival is humanity's survival, and each must serve it faithfully...
Twenty-year-old Liana Castell must be careful what she thinks. Her life is defined by the number on her wristband - a rating out of ten awarded based on her usefulness and loyalty to the Tower, and monitored by a device in her skull. A device that reports forbidden thoughts.
Liana is currently a four, the lowest possible acceptable score, and despite her parents' perfect scores of ten, she struggles to increase it. Rebellious ideas come all too easily, and resentfulness seems part of her being. She is an overseer-in-training, but her future will be dark if she cannot raise her worth...
Threes require drug treatment.
Twos are isolated.
When Liana's worst nightmare comes to pass and she drops to a three, desperation spurs her down a path few dare to tread. A chance encounter with a cocky young man whose shockingly dissident attitude toward the Tower couldn't possibly have earned him the perfect "ten" on his wrist, sets her on a trail to save herself - even at the risk of dropping lower.
Stalking the young man seemed like a simple enough task, but after events take an unexpected twist, Liana finds herself taking a treacherous dive into the darkest depths of the Tower... and the decades' old secrets buried within.
In a society where free thinking can make you a criminal, one girl dares to try...
An unforgettable tale brimming with suspense, mystery and romance - The Girl Who Dared to Think will thrill fans of The Gender Game, Divergent & The Hunger Games.
Bella Forrest is an American fantasy author who focuses her writing in the vampire romance and paranormal subgenres. Bella Forrest is a self-published author who released her debut novel on December 14, 2012. Forrest’s passion for writing began at the age of five when she began to produce her own original stories using crayons. As a child, Forrest would spend her time writing rather than watching television. While in school, Forrest loved to study creative writing.
Bella Forrest has made a name for herself all by herself. Forrest’s ventures in self-publishing have been very successful. She has published over forty books that have sold over five million copies. Her first series, A Shade of Vampire, has landed her on Amazon’s Overall Top 10 Bestseller list.