The Infinity Bloom
Katherine Espano, author
Anna Purnell, a painter and teacher, can no longer coast in life after a new plant of possible alien origin is discovered. The personalities of children and adults change, no longer human. Even the government is controlled by the changed. The infinity bloom is the key. When Anna meets the mysterious Jake Kinley, a wealthy scientist, she is courted by the elite social set of the Department. She soon learns the Department is in the pocket of the government. Anna is drawn to Jake, but can he be trusted? Anna must protect her eight-year-old niece from having her innocence stolen. Time is running out for Anna to find the resistance, people struggling to save humanity. As Anna unravels the secrets of the infinity bloom, she faces unnerving questions: What does the Department want with her? And is anywhere safe? A thought-provoking dystopia, The Infinity Bloom explores identity, memory, and what makes us human.