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About Joy Chappell
View all of Joy's published books on her website at joychappell.com and follow her on Instagram and Facebook @joyrchappell.
This isn't an escape from reality. This is an escape to reality.
Danielle is one of the newest players inside the virtual reality game, Hero Up. Finally, she can explore the world her father helped create and can be who she dreams of being, but her insecurities follow her in no matter how much she imagines herself as a high-level hero.
Jordan, Dani’s brother, used to intern under their father at Hero Up’s headquarters, but after their father died at the HQ, Jordan became protective of his little sister. He fears Hero Up isn’t as safe as everyone thinks, but despite his protests, Dani joins the game.
Alex just wants to have fun and be himself. Inside Hero Up, he finally doesn’t have to worry about judgements. No one can tell he’s different, and wit and charm can go far. It’ll be a summer to remember.
Fae. Her name is known across the nation. The first girl to make it to level 60, not to mention her dramatic persona that drew the attention of everyone wanting to play Hero Up. Now she works under the creator, Link, doing his bidding inside the game. Sometimes she wants to do her own thing, but with him threatening to expose her secret past, she’s trapped to do his will.
Inside Hero Up, an unforeseen virus is unleashed, endangering every player—they are now trapped inside the game. Looking for a hidden exit built by their own father, Dani and Jordan join Alex and Fae in an unlikely team to save everyone. But navigating Hero Up proves to be difficult. Not only are the game’s beasts programmed to kill the heroes, but tensions are rising throughout the team, and it seems as if someone is trying to deter their quest…