QUARANTINE by Lisabet Sarai
Quarantine by Lisabet Sarai
Total e Bound
Science Fiction M/M – IR
Reviewed by Lisa
He would do practically anything to change the future that stretches before him. A plague hit seven years ago where millions died and the gays were blamed as the cause of it all. Any male who didn’t pass a simple blood screening was consigned to a desolate quarantine camp in the middle of nowhere where they are watched over by robot guards and a handful of heterosexual, human men. This is the empty future of one Dylan Moor, captured and then forgotten at the tender age of seventeen, all those years ago.
Choosing guard duty at Camp Malheur rather than prison Rafe Cowell is counting down the months till he’s released from watching the ‘homos’. Spying on the inmates each night, Rafe can’t stop checking on Dylan. There’s something about the green eyed flirt that intrigues and frustrates the straight guard.
Using discarded, broken electronics to piecemeal a controller unit, Dylan causes enough trouble to get a face to face meeting with Rafe. From there the young inmate begins a calculated seduction; his only goal is his escape. With meticulous care Dylan manages to charm the guard into helping him. But when the breakout turns deadly Rafe must also flee in order to keep Dylan alive. Through fate or folly they land in Sanfran and unearth a devious plot to take care of the ‘fags’ once and for all. The race is on to unmask the real enemy and set the innocent free.
Quarantine offers the ideal amount of tension, character development, and action packed plotline for readers everywhere. Dylan is a clever mix of innocence and moxy while Rafe is a straight man trying to come to terms with his feelings and need for his lover. There are several layers to this alternate reality, manipulative, immoral villains and decent, complex heroes that Dylan and Rafe come in contact with. A thought provoking drama, Quarantine will keep the reader thoroughly engaged from the first page to the last.