Thursday, March 6, 2014

Broken City Series by D.D. Chant 


Cover - Broken City


TITLE – Broken City  

SERIES – Broken City  

AUTHOR – D.D. Chant  

GENRE – Post Apocalyptic/Dystopia/Romance  


LENGTH (Pages/# Words) – 97,187  

PUBLISHER – Self Published  

COVER ARTIST – Laura Tunstall


Deeta Richards has never seen the outside world. Before she was born a banking crisis brought civilization to an end and now no one leaves the safety of the compounds unless they need to, but Deeta still dreams of seeing more than the building she was born in.

Tom is in the guard, this group are the only people that the tribal elders allow to leave the compound and Tom knows only too well that Deeta could never survive the harshness that exists outside. Then tragedy strikes and Deeta and her Sister Jan find themselves captured by a hostile tribe. Why does Tom know so much about these people? And why do they know so much about him? As this mystery draws to a climax, they discover that their friend Tom is not quite what he seems.....

Our 4 Star Review

So this is a futuristic type book. The world crashed because money became obsolete and here we are 30 years later.

Broken City primarily follows Deeta's closed off life living among her tribe, she's never gotten to go "out" because it's just too dangerous. She lives with them in a building and those that are in the guard and are the strongest are the only ones who can risk going out into the city for other things they need. It's a sheltered life and she her a bit of a romanticised idea of what it would be like to go and see the city. Tom is in many ways her best friend and protector he's not much of a talker, but the two understand each other. Tom however has allot of secrets that come crashing into the forefront and threaten everyone in the tribe when they least expected it.

For most of the book everything is from Deeta's POV and she's so Naive it's almost unrealistic and there were time when I was wondering if she had a lick of common sense. As we get further along we see why she is the way she is, but there are still times when you go "come on Deet!! Seriously??" but throughout it all the story evolves and you begin to understand more of what's going on and see several more POV's near the end. This book leaves you in a good place to start the next one.




TITLE – Broken Truce 

SERIES – Broken City  

AUTHOR – D.D. Chant  

GENRE – Post Apocalyptic/Dystopia/Romance 


LENGTH (Pages/# Words) – 94,403  

PUBLISHER – Self Published 



Life isn’t turning out the way Deeta thought it would. With the Lewises defeated and peace between the tribes, she’d believed that the dark times were in the past.

However, troubles between the tribe continue and the Andak council has selected Tom as ambassador and chief spokesmen to the other tribes.

Deeta knows that there is still much resentment against the Andak, that Tom is in danger every time he leaves the safety of Andak city.

Struggling with her own her own complicated feelings against the tribe that she is now a part of, Deeta tries to ignore the changing attitudes growing within her.

Then Tom is betrayed and with the whole City thrown in to great danger, Deeta finds that reality can’t be ignored forever…

Our 4 Star Review

So Deet is growing and see things the way they really are out in the real world. With her new lot in life there are new struggles and even though she has happiness in her life with Tom there is so much going on out there, much more than you saw in the last book.

This one goes back and forth between about 10 different perspectives so you not only get to see what's going on in one place at a time, but how things are all inner connected. You see more of why people are doing thing the way they are, and as far a Deet goes she has a become allot less naive and understands more of what's going on in the real world and that brought her up a few points in my book.

I love seeing how this world is turning out and what motivates people to be the way they are and how it relates to their outlook on other people and tribes. I enjoy the twists and am excited to see how thing go in the next book.




Hi everyone! My name is Dee Dee, I’m twenty six and I live in a beautiful part of Devon, England with my family. I have a younger sister, Amy who is a brilliant guitar player, some chickens, duck, geese, pheasants, a cat (that adopted us when we moved in!!!) and some Koi.

Broken City is actually my second novel. My first, as my Aunt so delicately put it, was crazy. In my defence I was only sixteen when I wrote it. On the plus side I learnt a lot (or so I hope) and two years later ‘Broken City’ was finished. Due to the support I have received from readers I have just finished the next book in the Broken City series, Broken Truce!

I have another book, ‘The Promise’, which is set in Saxon England is the beginning of a series. I’ve just begun to edit the next book and I’m really looking forward to releasing it. My third series is called The Chronicles of Discord. The first book, 'Fracture', is set in the distant future and tells the story of Astra, a young woman with a very big secret.

I have just finished the second book in the series and it’s currently awaiting editing. I really hope you enjoy reading my books as much as I enjoy writing them.

I love reading and have a kindle: I read almost anything with adventure and romance in it! I also like to cook and wear impractical high heels!!! And as you might have noticed I have a horrible addiction to exclamation marks!!!





1 eCopy of Broken City via smashwords 

1 eCopy of Broken Truce via smashwords




  1. Thank you so much for taking part in the Broken City series book tour, and for your lovely reviews!

    D.D. Chant. :-D

  2. Thank you so much for such great reviews and being part of the tour - Tonya