Trigger Locked: The Mind Control Assassins by Sekina May
Touka and Yuuto are skilled assassins. They attend High School by day, and work on assignments by night. Receiving information about a government controlled microchip, Touka and Yuuto set out to find the man behind it. After discovering some important information that includes their friend Shiori, things take a sudden turn for the worst.
As interesting as this sounds, Trigger Locked didn’t live up to my high expectations. The prologue and first chapter are mostly info dumps, and listing off the characters involved. By Chapter two, things start to get better and the story begins to unravel. However, I got lost throughout the novel as there weren’t any character descriptions or surrounding detail.
Sekina does do a great job at researching the history of the CIA and the mind control program, MKUltra, which took place in the early 1950’s (and is still probably going on now), and relays it with a twist. I feel the author needs to make one or two more edits, although, what it lacks in grammar it makes up with in a lot of information and an interesting story.
I would liked to have seen some illustrations throughout the novel, but I understand as an independent author, that can be impossible sometimes. Trigger Locked is on kindle for FREE, so I recommend it to anyone who loves a fast pace novel and isn’t too bothered about grammar and repetitive information. Keep in mind, paperback is 14.99
RATING: 3/5 RAMEN!