• by Elsie Chapman
  • Narrated by Alicyn Packard
  • 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Two of you exist.
Only one will survive.

The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of safety is high. Everyone has a genetic Alternate - a twin raised by another family - and citizens must prove their worth by eliminating their Alts before their twentieth birthday. Survival means advanced schooling, a good job, marriage - life.
Fifteen-year-old West Grayer has trained as a fighter, preparing for the day when her assignment arrives and she will have one month to hunt down and kill her Alt. But then a tragic misstep shakes West’s confidence. Stricken with grief and guilt, she’s no longer certain that she’s the best version of herself, the version worthy of a future. If she is to have any chance of winning, she must stop running not only from her Alt, but also from love . . . though both have the power to destroy her.
Elsie Chapman's suspenseful YA debut weaves unexpected romance into a novel full of fast-paced action and thought-provoking philosophy. When the story ends, discussions will begin about this future society where every adult is a murderer and every child knows there is another out there who just might be better.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


Elsie's book dualed was really worth it. Every chapter of the book builds very well towards the climax, and the connection between the reader to the Protagonist made me really want to start writing. So definitely a 5 star story.
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- Snipe

Wholly dissatisfying

That feeling when Katniss would go on and on about Gale or Peeta and you'd roll your eyes wishing they would just get on with the story........generally sums up this whole book.
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- Michael

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-26-2013
  • Publisher: Listening Library