Bound To Survive

Genre: Action Adventure, Fantasy, Young Adult

For Fans Of

The Sword of Truth Series, Magic and Mayhem, Sword and Sorcery.

Book Summary

In a realm where wizards govern, treachery is about to descend.

Born of prophecy, a boy is torn from the love of his family and 'Bound' with magic to survive.

He is hidden from those who seek to destroy him.

Over the years, he grows discontent...

Until a secret is revealed...a journey begins...and a choice is made.

A choice which will be for all in the realm.

Join Christopher and his friends as they hatch a daring escape, race with them across the country in a bid to save his love from certain death and find out how a secret will change the world they live in.

Bound to Survive is a tale of wizardly love, war and intrigue-steeped in a mystical age of magic.


5.0 out of 5 starsAn amazing read

ByCyril Patrick Feerickon February 23, 2015

Format: Kindle Edition

Sharon Gibbs delivers an amazing read, bringing magic and fantasy to the forefront. An enchanting debut novel with enough adventure and heart to fill an ocean. The story of a young boy named Christopher, who is "Bound" by prophecy. What I found the most appealing about Bound to Survive is the authors talent in creating colourful characters like Arnak and his sister Athena. It did take a couple pages to get into the story, but it wasn't a big deal. I really enjoyed this book. I read it in one sitting and was amazed to find that time had passed by so fast while I was in this other world :) If your looking for a fantastic story that will keep you on the edge of your seat, this is the book for you. Thank you Sharon for a wonderful story and I look forward to the sequel :D

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect Fantasy Adventure tale!!, January 31, 2015

By karen mace

This review is from: Bound to Survive (The Magic Within) (Volume 1) (Paperback)

Cannot recommend this book highly enough! Just imagine Harry Potter crossed with Lord of the Rings, with a touch of Game of Thrones thrown in and that pretty much captures the essence of this story.

The author describes each setting in stunning detail and you easily get swept along for an epic ride of wizards, magic, battles and love! Cannot wait for the sequel!!

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good book, and I was left wanting more., August 30, 2015

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This review is from: Bound to Survive: The Magic Within (The Magic Within Series Book 1) (Kindle Edition)

I loved the book, and the characters had been introduced in a fashionably rich and resourceful fashon, it was a beautiful and informative way to describe all of the characters as they had been introduced. The book was long enough to get the storyline and let me picture the world within my mind. I could envision the world and the characters with out trying to force my self into suffering through a story to only to be disappointed in the end. No I wanted to read this book slowly so I could absorb the full content and let the book engulf me in to the world that did spark my imagination, this let me ride through the book like a newbie and left me with a sence of gratification that is rare in books and I was left wanting more, Christopher is the hero and he was not forced on the reader because the writer left a leeway and thus the need to have a hero introduced at the rite time, powerfull he was and he did not use his power in anyway unbecoming of a hero, I want to read the next book in the series. And I even donloaded the prequel and I never read a prequel to any book as it takes away from the story and makes me feel like the story was not good anough the first time around, but th author left me with wanting to know more about the past as well as the future.


About the Author

Sharon would probably write more books if we had another day in the week. Witches and wizards run wild in her imagination where heroes and villains battle and there's always room for a dragon or two. Magical cats and family curses take up most of her time and she's been searching for that secret ingredient in Mrs. Junket pudding. You can meet a few of these zany characters inside the pages of her best sellers, Bound To Survive, Resurrection of an Empire and Beginnings.
Sharon enjoys a good cup of tea in the morning and sitting outside in the sunshine. She sucks at remembering to water her plants but holds fast to the belief that anything is possible if you just try.

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