“A rich, detailed world, a compelling cast of characters, and thrills aplenty.”

Confront the past for the sake of the future. Hugo Jackson is back with Fracture, the second book in the Resonance Tetralogy. This YA fantasy novel continues the story from where we closed Legacy.

338 pages (78,000 words)

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The shadows are coming…

Months after the tremors that shook the world, repercussions of battle still lie in Xayall’s broken streets. Among the debris stands Bayer, former bodyguard to Faria, Empress of the city state. His position redundant, and his injuries still healing, he struggles to find new purpose.

Unrest between nations is already stirring. A Councillor from Andarn has been murdered, and only a handful realise that sinister machinations are blackening the root of the whole continent. Questioning his duties, Bayer finds himself escorting Captain Alaris on a mission from which neither may return, although their failure may spark a brutal and catastrophic war.

As blades rise, threats both new and old emerge from the darkness and bare their teeth at the world.


Hugo is a British-born author living in North Carolina. They began life as a starry-eyed creature with a fascination for fantastical adventures, heroes, and animals, and invested as much time in their own imagination as they did on animations, video games, and music.

In their spare time, Hugo is heavily involved with the furry fandom, standing as an advocate for LGBT+ rights, mental health awareness, inclusion, and artist/author visibility and fair treatment. They talk about many of these things on their intermittently-updated blog, Writesaber, and occasionally produces their own videos.

You can learn more about Hugo Jackson by visiting their author page here on the IQ website.

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Hugo Jackson
Category: YA Fantasy
Release Date: September 2016

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-908600-53-0
Pages: 338
RRP: £9.99 / 12.99€ / $14.99

Format: eBook (MOBI & ePUB)
ISBN: 978-1-908600-54-7
RRP: £3.49 / 3.99€ / $3.99


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An epic anthro fantasy continues in this dark and dour tale. Rancorous politics, mystifying intrigue, bloody battles, heart-pounding danger–and that’s just the book’s first half! Author Jackson tenders relatable albeit convoluted motivations, heart-rending tragedy and an all-too-familiar feeling of unease in this dismal chapter of our heroes’ history, closing as friends old and new commit themselves to a brighter future for all of Eeres. Eagerly anticipating RUIN’S DAWN!

– Mark J. Engels, author of Always Gray in Winter

Nice piece of work. Thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Such a rich, detailed world, a compelling cast of characters, and thrills aplenty.

– Mark Cantrell, author of Citizen Zero

An intriguing mystery filled sequel that will leave you unable to put this book down. Jackson’s expert skill, and most striking and memorable trait, is in creating such beautifully structured conversations and encounters between these friends that the compassion they feel for each other has a warmth that seems to radiate from the page. This is truly a beautiful story.

– Amazon Review

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