The Unbroken: Magic of the Lost, Book 1 - Magic of the Lost (Paperback)C. L. Clark (author)
Presenting two strong female characters in a narrative soaked in betrayal, intrigue and rebellion, Clark's astoundingly accomplished debut of love and war is page-turning fantasy of the first rank.
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.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 240 x 126 x 34 mm
'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.' - Andrea Stewart, author of The Bone Shard Daughter
'It doesn't take long to realize The Unbroken is something special. I'm going to need book two ASAP.' - David Dalglish
'Grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. A perfect military fantasy: brutal, complex, human and impossible to put down.' - Tasha Suri
'Get ready to fall in love with Touraine and Luca in one of the best fantasy debuts I have ever read!' - Matt Wallace, Hugo Award winner and author of the Savage Rebellion series
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