I was under the impression that The Walled City involved some sort of dystopian/monster/Maze Runner thing all the way up until I read it. It’s actually an action-filled story set in a realistic world. The Walled City, based on an actual city, is a place where criminals live. Our story focuses on three characters: Dai, Jin, and Mei Yee. Dai is secretly working to take down the owner of the city’s biggest drug business. He recruits Jin as his runner, whose job is to run the drugs while Dai waits as collateral. Jin is secretly a girl who is trying to rescue her sister. Mei Yee is that sister, who was sold into prostitution.
Anyways, it’s pretty cool, and unique in that it features non-white characters and also non-paranormal story.
You can read my full review here.