A decommissioned cargo ship...
A half-baked plan...
And one desperate teenager...
What could go wrong? - Everything -
Matthew Sterling is a widower working on an interstellar freight ship and trying desperately to raise his children on his own. Pete Sterling only cares about one thing, Broken Crucible, a three-dimensional online game. And he's good enough to go pro, if only his father will let him. But Matthew fears that his son is hiding in a virtual world to escape the pain of his mother's death. The two just can't see eye to eye.
Caught between them, Tessa Sterling is struggling to bridge the gap between her father and brother. All she wants is to be a family again. Peter thinks Tessa is unaware of his plans, but she knows something is up and she refuses to let him go.
Indigo Seven is a scarcely populated world. Thick jungle surrounds the one spaceport of El Dorado, hiding treasure hunters, outlaws, and savage predators. With almost no law enforcement, it might be the best place for Pete to escape from his father and his sheltered life. But if he isn't careful, it's the last place his family will ever go.
A thrilling new sci-fi adventure from master storyteller Toby Neighbors, Broken Crucible is a fantastic novel for readers of all ages. Told from the point of view of the different characters and filled with harrowing danger, you won't be able to put this book down. If you love Ender's Game, Indiana Jones, and Jurassic Park, you'll love Broken Crucible.
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Used availability for Toby Neighbors's Broken Crucible
January 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition