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Broken: A Novel

5 Ratings: 0.8
A book by Travis Thrasher.

"Thrasher just keeps getting better." (Publishers WeeklyonGhostwriter)      "Thrasher . . . demonstrates a considerable talent for the horror genre. Like Stephen King, Thrasher pits flawed but likable characters against … see full wiki

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Author: Travis Thrasher
Publisher: FaithWords
5 reviews about Broken: A Novel
review by . May 26, 2010
   Broken is one of the few novels I've read in a horror genre so read my comments in that light whether you are a horror fan or not.       Travis Thrasher writes complicated characters with page-turning tension. Broken is written in the 3rd-person-present-tense point-of-view that is at times difficult to read but one that amps up the tension. As with the other horror books I've read, there are several moments within Broken that had me looking over my shoulder or responding …
review by . May 19, 2010
"Broken" was...surreal. Weird. Creepy. Depressing. Not to mention disjointed and confusing. It's a fast-paced suspense novel, but it was hard to be worried when I sometimes had no idea what was going on. I'd actually call "Broken" a horror novel. The author mixed nightmares, reality, and supernatural until I wasn't sure what was happening. Granted, the author was probably trying to make the reader feel what it was like inside Laila's head, but for much of the novel we're not really in her head but …
review by . May 28, 2010
Laila lived a charmed life. She had a loving family, was wealthy, and strikingly beautiful, but at the age of fifteen, one night changed everything. That one defining moment instigated a string of choices that led to her current predicament. Six months ago she shot a man and fled her life as a call girl in Chicago to begin anew in Greenville, South Carolina. Unfortunately, her past caught up with her. The brother of the man she shot wants a lot of money to compensate for his loss. Though her family …
review by . May 26, 2010
posted in Christian Fiction
Broken by Travis Thrasher is another profound and disturbing novel by an author who is quickly becoming known for works like this. Laila Torres has spent the last several years of her life running from something, and her flight became vital six months ago when she killed a man. Now she's on the run and hunted by several men, all who want something different from her, but she's seeing and hearing things that make her feel like she's losing her mind. What do you do when there's nowhere left to run? …
review by . May 26, 2010
Broken is one of the few novels I've read in a horror genre so read my comments in that light whether you are a horror fan or not.    Travis Thrasher writes complicated characters with page-turning tension. Broken is written in the 3rd-person-present-tense point-of-view that is at times difficult to read but one that amps up the tension. As with the other horror books I've read, there are several moments within Broken that had me looking over my shoulder or responding to hair-raising …
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