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Reviewed by Pikasho Deka for Readers' Favorite
Ethic by Megan Stockton is a gripping action-packed thriller set in a futuristic dystopia where being homeless is illegal, and estate developers run Sponsorship Programs to provide shelter to people without homes in exchange for labor. Keegan Smith is a middle-aged man who has recently inherited his late father's company, Smith Sponsorship. After receiving a large sum of money from his father's business associate Gerard Sanders for an ex-convict, Keegan is shocked to learn that Sanders intends to use the man named 713 as a fighter in his illegal fights. He takes it upon himself to free the man, but the decision invites danger to himself and his family. Meanwhile, 713 struggles to survive his living hell. However, he is determined to save two trafficked girls trapped in the Sanders' estate alongside him.
Dark, gritty, and unabashedly violent, Ethic is an enthralling page-turner that you just can't put down. I gobbled it up in one sitting. The narrative is relentlessly brutal, forcing you to witness some of the darker aspects of human behavior, but it never revels in it. Instead, author Megan Stockton masterfully showcases people's ability to do good against all odds, even in the darkest of places. Ethic is a character-driven story, and both the POV characters, Keegan and 713, felt complex and realistic in a way that is riveting to read. The plot moves quickly, and I couldn't find a single dull moment in it. Ethic is one of the best thrillers I've read in a long time. Highly recommended.