A Nation of Addicts
By Lee Penney
Published: July 3, 2013.
A warming climate has brought disease and anarchy. Protected by the sea, Britain maintains order, but daily medication needs have left the pharmaceutical companies in charge.
Emma works for them, but when they refuse to treat her mum she turns to those who fight them. When word of a possible cure reaches them, they ask Emma to steal it. If she's caught, she's dead, but her mum needs help.