Carlyle Labuschagne recently launched The Broken Destiny, the first novel in her brand new local sci-fi trilogy:
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.
About the author
Carlyle Labuschagne lives in sunny South Africa, and is married her bad boy high school sweetheart. She shares her creativity with her two young boys. Labuschagne works as a PR and marketing manager by day, and writes by every other moment. She holds a diploma in creative writing through the writing school at Collage SA. She loves to swim, fights for the trees, is a food lover who is driven by passion for everything fantasy. Labuschagne writes for IU e-magazine, an inspirational nonprofit magazine that aims at inspiring the world through words. She was voted third as debut author of the year 2012 for her novel The Broken Destiny on Goodreads. Her ultimate dream is to write songs and direct music videos.