Author: Ivy Logan
Book: Broken (The Breach Chronicles, #1)
Published: December 2017
Publisher: Ivy Logan
The damage was done not by an act of cruelty, but an act of compassion. When the sorceress Ava saved the child Damien from the human’s war with the supernaturals, she set events in motion that she could not foresee. She leaps forward in time with him and finds him a home with a king and queen. The incident damaged the boy’s health. While the queen loves him, the king is abusive. The abused Damien eventually strikes down his father. Now he searches for sorceresses whom he blames for his sickly state.
Caitlin in a new sorceress in the order. During a ritual, it was prophesized that she would fall in love and betray her order. Why she tries to remain aloof from mortals, she must act to save one from a rogue supernatural. She falls in love with Michael, has children with him, and goes into hiding from her sisters.
Talia, Caitlin’s daughter, is destined to be a sorceress. However, when King Damien finds her mother and younger brother, she is forced to flee. On a distant island, she meets Prince Aidan and falls in love. She fears the cycle is starting again. Will she be able to succeed where her mother failed?
Broken is a fantasy novel by Ivy Logan. The sorceresses job is to protect the gateway between the world of humans and those of the supernaturals. Sorceresses are not above making mistakes. An act of kindness goes terribly wrong. An act of love becomes a catalyst for evil. Caitlin chooses to love a mortal, even knowing the prophecy of her betrayal of the sorceresses. As in many such tales, she meets her destiny on the path she picked to avoid it. From prisoner of mad King Damien, she is now sanctioned by the Wraiths. Talia, her daughter, first flees, then turns to fight.
It wasn’t hard to get into, and it did keep my attention. The pacing of the story is a bit slower than I like. The characters were interesting, but I feel more could have been done with them.