The world as we know it has been ravaged by violence and environmental disaster. Society has been split into exclusive zones to protect what little is left. Divided by Air, Water, Soil and Fire, each zone trades what it can to survive. Certainly, life is difficult, particularly as a fifth zone, the Prestige Zone, regularly takes what they like to ensure their privileged life continues to thrive. But when 16-year-old Lawlie Pearce’s mother is killed, it becomes clear that the tenuous peace between the zones is on the verge of unravelling. With a thirst for vengeance, Lawlie leaves AirZone to discover the truth and seek justice for her mother – even if she has to bring down the biggest enemy of all, Sceptre, the leader of the Prestige Zone that dominates the world that is Virozone

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Sarah Cole has been a public Secondary English teacher for thirteen years. Working with teenagers to develop and encourage their love of reading inspired her to write Virozone, her first dystopian YA fiction text. Virozone follows a strong, brave female lead character which Sarah hopes will instill confidence, leadership and courage within her readers.


Jessie S. A’Bell is a freelance illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. She paints digitally and mainly works with fantasy, sci-fi and wildlife themes, with a major love of creature concepts. Alongside her illustration work, Jessie is also currently entering the world of indie game development and following her passion for creating games, their worlds, and their stories.

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