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The novel is a tautly paced thriller, but it also packs a searing satire of the much-ballyhooed modern world we live in.The Author Of The Summer's Hit Paranoid Fantasy Opens Up|William O’Connor|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This tautly written, tightly plotted time bomb of a fiction covers two generations and 50 years in under 90 pages.
Gordon grinned tautly, stepped through, and pushed the blade against the inner plastic.Police Your Planet|Lester del Rey
Her two hands clutched tautly at his shoulders and her eyes gazed into his.Destiny|Charles Neville Buck
With nerves as tautly drawn as fiddle strings, she remained very still.The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
He questioned, his fingers involuntarily closing tautly about the butt of the revolver at his belt.
His whole body becoming rigid; tautly holding itself with straining, shaking muscles to the position in which he lay.