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The Broken Trust Series

Juliette Wade
The Broken Trust is an innovative genre-blending epic that chronicles a deadly battle for succession, where brother is pitted against brother in a singular chance to win power and influence for their family.
Transgressions of Power by Juliette Wade
Available on (02-01-22)

Transgressions of Power

Book 2
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The Broken Trust Series : Titles in Order

Book 3
The third book of The Broken Trust continues a deadly battle for power in this sociological sci-fi novel where brother is pitted against brother.

Many years have passed since the Eminence Nekantor and the Heir Adon inherited power. Now, a sinister change has occurred: the Imbati Service Academy suspects that Xinta, the Manservant to the Eminence, may have taken control of Nekantor for his own purposes. Imbati Catín, an Academy prodigy, vows service to the Heir with two purposes that she must balance—to advance her Master’s designs on power, and to determine the full extent of Xinta’s influence. Then, a man named Akrabitti Corbinan unbalances everything by walking into a place where he doesn’t belong.
 
Catín and her Master are summoned to investigate a newly discovered hidden library, and Catín immediately arrests Corbinan for trespassing. In a fury, the Eminence seizes him, believing he’s a spy who sought to topple the government, and Xinta vanishes him before Catín can determine his intent. What dangerous information does the library contain? What was Corbinan really seeking? And what might happen if someone more dangerous finds him first?
Book 2
The second book of The Broken Trust continues a deadly battle for succession, in this sociological sci-fi novel where brother is pitted against brother in a singular chance to win power.

To marry into the most powerful family in Varin is to step into a trap. Della has spent thirteen years under the scrutiny of Pelismara’s political elites, supporting Tagaret in a dangerous pretense as his brother Nekantor’s closest ally. In secret, however, they’ve planned to escape, and to break down the restrictions of Varin’s caste society. When Nekantor offers to send them to Selimna, the city where their caste experiments can be carried out, how can they not accept the opportunity?

But ever since Nekantor seized power as the Eminence Herin’s Heir, he’s wanted to keep power in the family, and that means his eye is on the children–especially their thirteen-year-old brother Adon. In their absence, Nekantor begins to execute his own long-schemed plan, and soon Della realizes they’ve unwittingly become a part of it.

How far does Nekantor’s influence spread? How much will he seek to control? And how can she save Adon from falling into his snare?
Book 1
Now in trade paperback, this debut work of sociological science fiction follows a deadly battle for succession, where brother is pitted against brother in a singular chance to win power and influence for their family.

The cavern city of Pelismara has stood for a thousand years. The Great Families of the nobility cling to the myths of their golden age while the city’s technology wanes.

When a fever strikes, and the Eminence dies, seventeen-year-old Tagaret is pushed to represent his Family in the competition for Heir to the Throne. To win would give him the power to rescue his mother from his abusive father, and marry the girl he loves.

But the struggle for power distorts everything in this highly stratified society, and the fever is still loose among the inbred, susceptible nobles. Tagaret’s sociopathic younger brother, Nekantor, is obsessed with their family’s success. Nekantor is willing to exploit Tagaret, his mother, and her new servant Aloran to defeat their opponents.

Can he be stopped? Should he be stopped? And will they recognize themselves after the struggle has changed them?

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