The Registration (Hardcover)
A 2023 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Medal Winner
A 2023 IPPY Award Bronze Medal Winner
A 2023 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award Finalist
“A journey with twists and heart.” —Marni MacRae, international bestselling author
“It was everything I hoped it would be and more.” —Kristy Gardner, author of The Stars in Their Eyes
You can’t outrun the Registration.
Imagine it’s legal to commit one murder in your lifetime?if you Register the victim and accomplish the kill within fourteen days. So when Lynell Mize stands in line to Register the man who abused her as a child, she’s shocked to hear a stranger Register her to be killed. Why would anyone who doesn't know her squander his one legal murder on her? Desperate to survive the next two weeks, she must find out who wants to kill her?and why.
Easier said than done as Lynell soon discovers that multiple strangers have used their Registration on her. Along the way, she reunites with her estranged husband who is determined to dig up a past Lynell prefers to keep buried. With only days left to live, Lynell fights to uncover the truth and survive a destiny not of her choosing.
For readers who enjoy The Chemist by Stephanie Meyer, All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover, Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris, and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
About the Author
Author Madison Lawson writes speculative fiction novels full of suspense, social commentary, and complex relationships. She has published a dozen short stories, many of which won awards such as the Koresh Award and the Gordone Award. She received her B.A. in English from Texas A&M University and is currently earning her M.A. in English at North Carolina State University. Born and raised in a small Texas town, Madison began escaping through reading and writing as soon as she could. To stay updated, follow Madison on social media and head to madisonlawson.com.
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