The Broken Destiny

The Broken Destiny : Book One of the Broken Series

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An amazing new sci-fi, urban fantasy series begins with The Broken Destiny: Book One of the Broken Series. Ava s people have been exiled to the planet Poseidon where, through a series of awful events, Ava discovers that their existence has been fabricated by the Council and that she has a Destiny that could save them. Her soul is a key to a secret weapon that has been lost to an ancient race. To live up to her Destiny, Ava needs to go through a sequence of changes that will reveal her true purpose. Throughout her journey she will become what she hates in order to save the ones she loves; and through it all she will find herself for that is her Destiny. The next in the series, Evanescent, is not to be missed. Carlyle Labuschagne lives in Johannesburg South Africa. She has always been a daydreamer, wanting to inspire others, and now finally her dreams have come true with her debut novel. Follow the author at http: //twitter@CarlyleL and www.carlylelabuschagne.com. Publisher's website: http: //www.sbpra.com/CarlyleLabuschagne
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Product details

  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1612048722
  • 9781612048727
  • 1,564,986

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"The Broken" is a race of genetically enhanced humans, survivors of the destroyed earth who have migrated to Poseidon, an exotic dystopian planet. Three races cohabit this new planet: the Broken (humans), the Minoans, the Zulus-but strict apartheid segregation rules forbid them to interact. Poseidon is ruled by The Council. It is here 16-year-old Ava, third generation of The Broken, questions her existence, challenges the boundaries and gets into trouble. Meanwhile some evil Zulus want to take over the planet for sinister purposes and they want Ava because she alone has the key to save the planet-whether she is willing or not. Ava learns more about herself after being abducted by the Zulus and saved by the Minoans. Apparently, she is The Chosen One. She has been predestined to be the planet's Savior. And her path isn't easy. It involves internal and external struggles-and boys and black magic and various dangers. Dealing with these complex issues, the headstrong girl reluctantly journeys from being a self-absorbed teen to become a responsible savior. Yeah, this part reminds me of a book from the 80s about a reluctant Jesus who'd rather stick with his day job as a mechanic instead of becoming the Savior as predestined, if only he had a choice. However, despite traces of influences from the South African local politics and a rigid salvation dogma, the talented and imaginative Carlyle Labuschagne has invented a highly original new world packed with actions and tangled with intrigues that is sure to delight fans of dystopian fantasy. THE BROKEN DESTINY is a complex weave of dystopian science fiction and urban fantasy, paranormal, mystery, and YA romance with mild sexual references. An entertaining coming-of-age novel with message. (The Broken Destiny, reviewed by Ia Uaro of http://sydneyssong.net/ )show more
by Ia Uaro
The Broken Destiny is about a world like no other, Ava is trying to figure where she belongs and who she is. You go along this journey with her and your heart goes out to her, there's no way a reader can't connect with Ava on some level. Ava has always been the one that doesn\'t fit into the crowd, but she has her best friend Sam who knows everything about her and has been there for her. Their relationship is nothing but trouble in the faculties eyes and they are determined to separate them. Along with school problems, Ava meets a guy named Enoch. He ends up saving Ava and she finds herself falling in love with him, but she doesn\'t know if she can trust him. I loved the idea of prophesy and I can barely wait to uncover more of these secrets that the council are hiding from everyone. I loved all the twists and turns and each time a new secret got uncovered or a new piece of information was learned, I got even more excited. I look forward to other work from this very talented writer. Thank you Carlyle Labuschagne for this amazing book!!!show more
by Sabrina
WOW Carlyle Labuschagne blew my mind away with this fantastic read. Our journey is with Ava a heroine who knew she was different but never realized she was destined to do great things. Ava faces difficulties that even we do some on a daily basis. I could not help but to love Ava's character. Her character grew so much throughout the whole story.I will admit I was sadden when I heard that some people had trouble connecting with Ava. I can not see how someone could not connect with her character it was more like she was a real person and not a fictional one. She acted like most girls her age and her character continued to grow and develop throughout the whole book. Ava thought she was no body special she did not have abilities but was that all about to change ........ Sorry No Spoilers Here. But I Highly Recommend That You Go And Get Your Self A Copy Of This Fantastic Read. I loved exploring the worlds that Carlyle created for us her writing is smooth and flowing. Her description is amazing I love it when an author uses so much description that you can feel and see the emotions and worlds that they have created for us to explore. I can not wait for book two in this series.show more
by Anna Dase