Author: Carlyle Labuschagne
Genre: Young Adult Dystopian Romance
Expected Release Date: October 2014
Publisher: Hallowed Ink Press
Blurb: In a dark and desolated After Earth, love still does exist, but the cost of bearing such a flaw is death. World War III has left Earth in utter turmoil. People’s beliefs are said to be the cause of the worldwide destruction. After The Clearing new laws are set about - to show certitude in anything besides the law is weak and chargeable as mutiny. To be illogical and have faith in religion is illegal, to be limitless is dangerous. And Illness is seen as a defect – all flaws that are inexcusable. But to love is the greatest betrayal of all mankind. It is a fault the world has long forgotten and punishable by death, a fatal risk Aecker and Opel are fully prepared to take - because in love there is freedom. But how far can they push back before it claims their lives and of those they care about?
Opel is hiding with Aecker and his brother. She doesn't know who she is and even what she is. Aecker's brother, want her to leave because he thinks that she is a danger for their community. Aecker doesn't want to see her leaving because he has strong feelings for her. Opel has strong feelings for him too but somewhat it seems wrong. When peoples searching for her discover where she is, she has no choice but to flee and try to find shelter elsewhere. Aecker will help her but to escape. They will soon discover that the people searching for her will not stop until they get Opel and that they are determine. It seems that Opel has something or know something very important for some peoples. What is it? Will Aecker and Opel open to each other? Will they be able to escape? At what price?
I really enjoyed this story. It is different and refreshing and I love the main characters Aecker and Opel. What they mean for each other, how they are ready to sacrifice everything to be together. It means that no matter how our world turns at the end, love will always be there strong. The story is full of suspense and with no dull moments. I am sure that it will not be the end of the adventure for Aecker and Opel. I recommend that you discover that story with me because Carlyle is an amazing woman and a amazing author!!
Carlyle Labuschagne is a South African award winning author working her way into the hearts of international readers with her first two books in the Broken Trilogy. Her first young adult dystopian novel "The Broken Destiny" reached top 3 in its YA debut Category. The Sequel Evanescent won YATR literary award for best Sci-Fi book 2013. Her become a published author prgramme for students launched Feb 2014. She is not only an author, but works as a marketing manager by day. She holds a diploma in creative writing through the writing school at College SA. Carlyle loves to swim, fights for the trees, and is a food lover who is driven by her passion for life. Carlyle also writes for IU e-magazine India, an inspirational non-profit magazine that aims at inspiring the world through words. The drive behind her author career is healing through words. Carlyle is also the founder of the first annual book drive – Help Build A Library in Africa Project. And hopes to launch her very own Indie book festival in Johannesburg March 2015. “My goal as an author is to touch people’s lives, and help others love their differences and one another.”
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