The mind-blowing action fromElusion about the seductive nature of a perfect virtual world continues as Regan goes deeper into the deceptive world. Full of mystery, romance, and intriguing technology, thisInception-inspired thriller is perfect for fans of dystopian and sci-fi novels such asUgliesby Scott Westerfeld, Matchedby Ally Condie, andPartialsby Dan Wells.Regan and her friend Josh now know the truth about Elusion but they, along with Regan s dad and other users of Elusion, are stuck beyond the firewall in bleak Etherworld. They must fight Elusion from within, but the longer they stay, the less likely they ll be able to return to the real world. And even if they do escape, the next battle to stop Elusion may be even more difficult. They ll face corporate cover-ups, personal betrayals, and the terrifying realization that the danger may have grown beyond anyone s control.' Elusion(r) was hailed as an exciting leap in technology a confectionary, euphoric virtual world of crystal beaches and orange skies until users began to disappear amid rumors of addiction. At first, Regan Welch refused to believe her father's invention could be harmful, but her search for the truth led her and her new boyfriend, Josh, to Etherworld, another dimension located behind the program's firewall, where more shocking secrets about Elusion are finally exposed.Etherworld may be dark and bleak, but to Regan's surprise, it's actually a refuge. Her father and others are here for protection from the enticing stimuli of Elusion, but the longer they stay, the less likely they'll be able to return to the real world. In order to escape they must attack Elusion from within the program, but even if they succeed, Regan and her friends will have to prevent the powerful company that developed Elusion from distributing it to the masses. Regan can only hope that they'll be able to stop the company before it's too late, but the danger may have grown beyond anyone's control.This enthralling sequel to Elusion is a fast-paced thriller with romance, action, and worlds layered with deception.'