Born to Darkness by Suzanne Brockmann

Audiobook narrated by Melanie Ewbank and Patrick Lawlor 

Set in an exceedingly grim near future, Suzanne Brockmann has created a world where the US government has given up, the economy is broken, and law enforcement is in corrupt private hands. The Obermeyer Institute is a privately funded entity actively engaged in a war against a deadly drug epidemic. The drug wreaking havoc is known as Destiny, lab-concocted by eeee-villll scientists ¬†from the blood of kidnapped adolescent girls who are regularly terrorized and raped by their captors. It’s a very risky and ugly premise to hang a plot on unless you’re a skilled crime writer. There are several disturbing, repulsive graphic scenes that Brockmann does not have the chops to pull off. You’ve been warned.

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