Publisher Description

'Prophecy's Ruin may just be the start of the next big thing in Australian Fantasy.' Weekend Australian

'two of the most intriguing protagonists I've encountered in a long time' AustralianBookseller + Publisher

For a millennium the lands of Kainordas and Fenvarrow have been at war, ever since the gods of shadow and light broke the Great Well of Souls. In the absence of victory, they have settled into an uneasy stalemate - until a prophecy foretells of a child of power who will finally break the balance. Each side races to find the child, and when they do, a battle ensues with unexpected consequences - in a terrible accident, the child's very soul is ripped in two. Each side retreats with their own part of the child, uncertain as to whether they now possess the one capable of finally ending their age-old battle.

PROPHECY'S RUIN tells the story of the two boys as they grow to be men. Bel becomes a charismatic though troubled warrior, Losara an enigmatic and thoughtful mage. Both are powerful young men, yet incomplete. As they struggle to discover their place in the world and the shape of their destinies, inevitably each has to ask the ultimate question: will he, one day, have to face himself?

'One of the coolest fantasy series to come along in an age' AurealisXpress

** Includes preview chapters of Book 2 in the Broken Well trilogy: DESTINY'S RIFT **

Sam Bowring is a stand-up comedian and writer living in Sydney, Australia. Author of the acclaimed Broken Well Trilogy and the Strange Threads Duology, he has also written children's books and for a number of television shows.

For more about Sam, visit

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
1 July
Hachette Australia
Hachette Australia Pty Ltd

Customer Reviews

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I re-read this all the time. It has lots of pov's but unlike other books, it doesn't confuse the reader. I love it

thisnicknameistakenmatt ,

Loving this trilogy

I think this is a really excellent trilogy. From the first chapter, I was totally hooked.

Pop My Lid ,

Loved it

I'm a huge fan of this book and now a huge fan of Sam Bowring. I can't suggest this trilogy more. Great for adults and children alike.

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