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The Unbroken

C. L. Clark

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Fantasy

War. Oppression. Rebellion. In a political fantasy unlike any other, debut author C. L. Clark spins an epic tale of revolt, espionage, and military might on the far outreaches of a crumbling desert empire.

WAR. OPPRESSION. REBELLION.

Touraine is a soldier. Stolen as a child and raised to kill and die for the empire, her only loyalty is to her fellow conscripts. But now, her company has been sent back to her homeland to stop a rebellion, and the ties of blood may be stronger than she thought.

Luca needs a turncoat. Someone desperate enough to tiptoe the bayonet's edge between treason and orders. Someone who can sway the rebels toward peace, while Luca focuses on what really matters: getting her uncle off her throne.

Through assassinations and massacres, in bedrooms and war rooms, Touraine and Luca will haggle over the price of a nation. But some things aren't for sale.

In a political fantasy unlike any other, debut author C. L. Clark spins an epic tale of rebellion, espionage, and military might on the far outreaches of a crumbling desert empire.

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Praise for The Unbroken

  • Clark gives us an unflinching story of colonialism and revolution and the people caught between. The Unbroken grabs you by the collar, breaks your heart over its knee, and mends it. An astonishing debut

  • Grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. A perfect military fantasy: brutal, complex, human and impossible to put down

  • The Unbroken is a thrilling examination of love and loyalty under the crushing weight of empire. It's high adventure on a human scale--don't miss it

  • Compelling and persuasive . . . a deeply needed look at the myths we make, the stories we tell, and the bitterly binding ties of both blood and bondage

  • It doesn't take long to realize The Unbroken is something special. I'm going to need book two ASAP

  • Get ready to fall in love with Touraine and Luca in one of the best fantasy debuts I have ever read!

  • Rife with political, familial, and romantic tension, The Unbroken is a riveting epic fantasy about a city on the knife's edge of rebellion, a tangle of alliances, and a desperate search for magic and hope

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C. L. Clark

Cherae has been a personal trainer, an English teacher, and an editor, and is some combination thereof as she travels the world. When she's not writing or working, she's learning languages or reading about war and post-colonial history. Her short fiction has appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, FIYAH, PodCastle and Uncanny. The Unbroken is her debut novel. You can follow her on Twitter @c_l_clark.

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