Synopsis: Told within 200 pages, 'VOA' follows a young woman as one pivotal but seemingly minimal action leads her straight into the hands of an underground organization. Forced to choose between a complacent reality and a life of misplaced meaning, her life is altered forever. Told from various points of view, VOA weaves a complicated tale of love, anger, evil, the power of relationships and how seemingly unrelated individuals come together to reveal the truth about Darkhouse, a secret government initiative that takes the term vigilante to a new level.
Inspired by the negative potential outcome of the ever-growing problem of social privacy, VOA is complete with eight black-and-white double-page spread illustrations placed in the midst of the novel's most pivotal moments.
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Sabrina Smelko is an illustrator and designer from just outside of Toronto, Ontario. She grew up in the (then) small town of Milton Ontario with the dream of becoming a surgeon. When she realized she was making a huge mistake, she followed her heart & enrolled in Sheridan's BAA Illustration program. Since graduating in 2012, she has worked with such clients as The Globe and Mail, Cadbury (The Hive), Foreign Policy Magazine, Molson Canadian (Rethink), inBusiness Magazine and Spacing Magazine and have receieved recognition from Society of Illustrators, CMYK Magazine, Applied Arts, Behance & the ADAA.