In this dark sequel to The Levels,160;it's back to160;Newport City where men and women walk the streets, their lives literally ticking away
The Clocks are victims of a new serial crime, their existence kept secret by the authorities for fear of a wave of spreading160;panic. Kidnapped by the mysterious Curator and subjected to the Curse151;a medical procedure which ensures a fatal drug will be released into their nervous system one year after implantation151;they are headed for certain death. But now they are fighting back. A suicidal Clock, determined to bring their plight to the public's attention, has detonated a bomb, killing dozens. Journalist Maya Cassinelli, whose ex-boyfriend is one of the dead, and cop Charlie Garrett, whose Clock girlfriend is about to die, are on a desperate search for answers, closely shadowed by members of the elite Foundation, who want control of the Curse's revolutionary and lucrative biotechnology. With everyone hunting the Cure, who will find it first? The Clocks are ticking.
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