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Evil Genius

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Cadel Piggott has a genius IQ and a fascination with systems of all kinds. At seven, he was illegally hacking into computers. Now he's fourteen and studying for his World Domination degree, taking classes like embezzlement, forgery, and infiltration at the institute founded by criminal mastermind Dr. Phineas Darkkon. Although Cadel may be advanced beyond his years, at heart he's a lonely kid. When he falls for the mysterious and brilliant Kay-Lee, he begins to question the moral implications of his studies. But is it too late to stop Dr. Darkkon from carrying out his evil plot?

An engrossing thriller with darkness and humor, freaks and geeks, Evil Genius explores the fine line between good and evil in a strange world of manipulations and subterfuge where nothing is as it seems.

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Evil Genius Cadel Piggott is a 14-year-old genius studying for his World Domination degree with criminal mastermind Dr. Phineas Darkkon. But at heart he's a lonely kid. When he falls for the mysterious and brilliant Kay-Lee, he begins to wonder if it is too late to stop Dr. Darkkon from carrying out his evil plot. Full description

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  * "Jinks has created an intricate, well-constructed and layered reality in this hefty novel, and as the complex deceptions that have shaped Cadel''s life come to light, his emotional unraveling and awakening will likely engross readers." --"Publishers Weekly "(April 2, 2007 - starred review)

* "Jinks has created an intricate, well-constructed and layered reality in this hefty novel, and as the complex deceptions that have shaped Cadel''s life come to light, his emotional unraveling and awakening will likely engross readers." --Publishers Weekly (April 2, 2007 - starred review)

* "Carried along by much peeling back of layers of deception and repeated thickenings of plot, this hefty but engrossingly complex tale features a young super-brain being groomed for world domination...Jinks fills out the cast with brilliantly conceived friends and adversaries. His emotional maturity realistically lagging behind his intellectual development Cadel ides right up there with Artemis Fowl as a sympathetic anti-villain." --Kirkus Reviews (April 1, 2007 - starred review)

[set star] "Jinks fills out the cast with brilliantly conceived friends and adversaries . . . Cadel rides right up there with Artemis Fowl as a sympathetic anti-villain."--"Kirkus Reviews "(starred)[set star] "Whiplash-inducing suspense writing will gratify fans of Anthony Horowitz's high-tech spy scenarios."--"Booklist "(starred)[set star] "As the complex deceptions that have shaped Cadel's life come to light, his emotional unraveling and awakening will likely engross readers."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred)

* "As the complex deceptions that have shaped Cadel's life come to light, his emotional unraveling and awakening will likely engross readers."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "Jinks fills out the cast with brilliantly conceived friends and adversaries . . . Cadel rides right up there with Artemis Fowl as a sympathetic anti-villain."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
* "Whiplash-inducing suspense writing will gratify fans of Anthony Horowitz's high-tech spy scenarios."--Booklist, starred review

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