Zoe Cannon

9992ed4a3deb0a7e9d9afd.L._V402056238_Zoe Cannon writes about the things that fascinate her: outsiders, societies no sane person would want to live in, questions with no easy answers, and the inner workings of the mind. If she couldn’t be a writer, she would probably be a psychologist, a penniless philosopher, or a hermit in a cave somewhere. While she’ll read anything that isn’t nailed down, she considers herself a YA reader and writer at heart. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and a giant teddy bear of a dog, and spends entirely too much time on the internet.

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The Torture's Daughter

The Torture’s Daughter

When her best friend Heather calls in the middle of the night, Becca assumes it’s the usual drama. Wrong. Heather’s parents have been arrested as dissidents – and Becca’s mother, the dystopian regime’s most infamous torturer, has already executed them for their crimes against the state.

To stop Heather from getting herself killed trying to prove her parents’ innocence, Becca hunts for proof of their guilt. She doesn’t expect to find evidence that leaves her questioning everything she thought she knew about the dissidents… and about her mother.

When she risks her life to save a dissident, she learns her mother isn’t the only one with secrets – and the plot she uncovers will threaten the lives of the people she loves most. For Becca, it’s no longer just a choice between risking execution and ignoring the regime’s crimes; she has to decide whose life to save and whose to sacrifice.

It’s easy to be a hero when you can save the world, but what about when all you can do is choose how you live in it? THE TORTURER’S DAUGHTER is a story about ordinary teenage life amidst the realities of living under an oppressive regime… and the extraordinary courage it takes to do what’s right in a world gone wrong.
What Is Being Said About The Torture’s Daughter
“The Torturer’s Daughter proved not only a dystopian, but a thrilling novel. It was a roller-coaster ride filled with paranoia, confusing choices, and doubtful principles.” – gongjumonica
“The Torturer’s Daughter by Zoe Cannon is a fast-paced, supremely well-written YA dystopian. Cannon masterfully wraps up the intrigue in the psychological ups and downs of the protagonist, Becca.” – MeNMine
“I’ve never read a book that has kept me on the edge of my seat like this one.” – The Figment
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