Below Broken Sky Chronicles, Book 1

No one but the dead dare venture Below . . . ... more

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No one but the dead dare venture Below . . .

The first volume in this thrilling trilogy opens on the barren plains of Below, where Hokk and his fox sidekick, Nym, live in exile amid the remnants of our modern age.

Overhead, on the floating islands of Above, Elia is trapped in a life of endless toil and drudgery as a laundress for the Mirrored Palace. To Elia, the islands’ edges are borders that no one dares cross until the ancient ritual that delivers the dead to Below. But a series of natural disasters rumbling through Above sends Elia’s world crashing into Hokk’s—and she falls Below.

Their journey together will propel them across endless plains and through shattered cities in a centuries-old battle for the very earth and sky around them . . .

Jason Chabot grew up in the rural outskirts of Chilliwack, B.C., and graduated from the University of British Columbia. After over a decade as a chartered accountant, Jason now writes full-time at his...more


Teen, tween, and adult fans of futuristic YA adventure such as Suzanne Collins’s "The Hunger Games" will devour this title, and parents whose children are reluctant readers will want to put this into their hands.

School Library Journal, starred review

Best dystopian of 2016!

Crossroad Reviews

Chabot should catch readers’ imagination with his keen eye for characterizations and flow. [The] narrative draws readers along briskly, the worldbuilding tinged with details sampled from indigenous and fantasy cultures. This installment’s open-ended mysteries should leave readers eager to see where it turns next.

Publishers Weekly

This first volume in a new trilogy has much to offer genre enthusiasts.


The heart stopping action will sweep you away.

CM Magazine