C is for CARLYLE LABUSCHAGNE, she is the author of The Broken Destiny: Book one of the Broken series.
Ava is third generation of The Broken kind who reside on a planet called Poseidon. The Broken share this planet with an ancient race known as the Minoans. The Broken are a breed of humans who evolved from a program that was constructed to save human kind from harsh conditions back on Earth. But Ava knows much more, and feels much more than she is allowed to. When she starts questioning her origins and the destruction of Earth, things go horribly wrong for her. She is saved by a Minoan boy from an attempted kidnapping on her life – the perpetrators are evil Zulus and their dark ancient magic. Humans and Minoans are forbidden to interact with each other, and as she is taken back to their village she finds out why – they know of her, her kind and her destiny to save a dying race. Ava must rid them from the Council’s ruling and free the galaxy of The Shadow. Her destiny is to rise above the fall, because within her soul is the key to an archaic weapon that has been missing in the mix of a genetic code since the time of the ancients. As the prophecy unfolds she learns of her bloodline – a bloodline that makes her less human than she could ever have imagined. She alone has the power to destroy or save, but the mind-shift is a horrible thing. Ava will become what she hates to save the ones she loves. Beaten, poisoned, possessed and betrayed by her own emotions, she has no choice but to rise above it all… for that is her Destiny.
This story is about Ava, a teenage girl looking for her destiny and where she belongs. This cover called out to me!
I’m so glad I read The Broken Destiny, it was delightful and refreshing. It’s full of mystery, intrigue, paranormal, romance and betrayal.
Her worldbuilding and plot is fantastic and creative. I really enjoyed her foreshowing about the past. At some point I wish I was living on Poseidon. With the turn of every page there’s a twist.
I loved Ava she was easy to relate too and she continued to grow within the story. Carlyle Labuschagne takes Ava on a journey from being no one to the girl who will save the ones she loves.
I recommend this book to anyone and everyone!