Is fate a shield against the agony of choice or a force that suffocates free will?
From diverse walks of life and different corners of the globe, ten strangers are being brought together. Prejudice, fallen dreams, loss, and trauma have plagued each of their lives . . . until they find each other, and for once it seems serendipity may heal their collective pain.
But what lurks behind these fated meetings is something far more sinister.
Terrible and elusive forces have endowed the ten with supernatural abilities. Far from a gift however, some are drowning in these overwhelming new powers to the point of possession.
What does fate permit us to do? Are we a product of choice or design? In this urban fantasy adventure, the ten must resist the will of destiny if they wish to carve their own paths. Armed only with camaraderie, they will discover if the strength of their choice is enough to prevent the looming, catastrophic future thrust upon them.
The battle for free will begins here.
“TEN: Part 1 is an utterly intriguing novel. While the narrative at large sets up the stage for a grand and fantastical conflict between the various members of the cast […], it also explores the much more personal and human conflict of trauma.”Harrison Donellan
“The characters are swiftly introduced and not overwhelming, and the book is a quick page-turner. Looking forward to seeing more from author and incredible artist Sin Ribbon.”Leah Rachel, “While Reading and Walking”
“An amazing book with so many lovable characters. I was afraid with so many characters some might get lost in the shuffle but every character is awesome. I would highly recommend this book to anyone.“Zane Desjarlais
“TEN: Part 1 is one of those books that will blow you away. [It] was a fantastic read with a great plotline and characters that blew my socks off. ☆☆☆☆☆”Jolie, “Read With Me”
“Really enjoyed this book. Took it with me on vacation and couldn’t put it down till I was done. Very interesting characters, plot keeps you hooked, and can’t wait for more.”Michael O’Brien
“The characters are well developed, the story is gripping, and the relationships they develop are dynamic and interesting. Sin Ribbon has done her research to make the characters believable and varied.“Erik Runkel
“[The characters] have wonderful chemistry and voices that I can’t get enough of! If you like urban fantasy with dashes of horror and darkness, then you’ll love this book, too.”Cheyenne Bramwell
About the Book
TEN is an urban fantasy, mystical sci-fi journey exploring the nature of our universe, companionship, and determinism versus free will. It is an existential tale told through the raw experience of ten individuals, akin to Sense8 and Heroes.
de·ter·min·ism the doctrine that all events, including human action, are ultimately determined by causes external to the will
Urban Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Action & Adventure, New Adult, LGBT, elements of Thriller and Romance
TEN: Part 1 is suitable for most readers aged 13 and up (using the ESRB rating system as reference). It contains adult situations, infrequent strong language, and mild violence.