Evelyn’s life is just about perfect. She is the Daughter of the People, raised to rule Elysium, the utopic city beneath the sea. But when a chance encounter with a dangerously sexy Surface Dweller named Gavin unleashes memories she never knew she had, Evelyn must fight to reclaim her identity, and save her people from the monster they know as Mother. Renegade is the haunting first book in J.A. Souders’s young adult science fiction series, The Elysium Chronicles.