WE, THE WATCHED by Adam Bender

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“Fueled by a brilliantly nebulous backdrop, this briskly paced, action-packed novel is undeniably a page-turner of the highest order. …A deeply allegorical and powerfully thought-provoking dystopian must-read.”


Break through the government propaganda and avoid surveillance cameras in the dystopian novel acclaimed by Kirkus Reviews as “a page-turner of the highest order.”

Told from the first-person perspective of an amnesiac, We, The Watched places the reader in the shoes of Seven as he struggles to go unnoticed in a surveillance society.

Seven enters a dystopia where the government conducts mass surveillance and keeps a Watched list of its own citizens. The Church has become as powerful as the State, and people who resist are called Heretics and face execution. Seven’s amnesia gives him a blank-slate perspective that helps him see through the propaganda, and he soon gets involved with a group of rebels called the Underground. But this same perceptive power could get him into trouble with the government police force known as the Guard.

The critically acclaimed novel was a Library Journal SELF-e selection.

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“The dialog was excellent and the situations seemed driven by curiosity, which is a great way to pull you into an adventure…The author captures the imagination of the reader.”


“Action, romance, and social commentary woven into a brilliant story.”



Written by Adam Bender
Cover design by Belinda Pepper
Book layout by Elisabeth Sowerbutts
Text copyright by Adam Bender © 2008

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We, The Watched