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The Change (Unbounded Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Teyla Branton
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (393 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Death, Life, or Love—Unbounded Always Play for Keeps.


There are only two ways to kill Unbounded, and fire isn’t one of them—as law school dropout Erin Radkey learns the hard way. By fluke of a recessive gene, she has become Unbounded, a nearly immortal being with paranormal abilities.

Erin’s Change separates her from her loved ones and alters everything she believes to be true. A week earlier she was considering a marriage proposal; now she contemplates the best way to stay alive. Caught in a battle between two Unbounded groups, the Emporium and the Renegades, she is also hunted by a secret mortal society sworn to eradicate the Unbounded gene.

As Erin plunges into this dangerous new life, she must carve out her own place in the madness, protect her mortal family, and decide which group she should join. Her unique ability is vital to both groups in the race to secure an identification software that spells death for all Unbounded—or enslavement for the entire mortal world. Some will stop at nothing to use Erin as one more pawn in a battle that has spanned centuries. Erin’s undeniable attraction to Ritter Langton, whose family was massacred by opposing Unbounded two hundred and forty years ago, complicates her choices. There are no second chances. Death, life, or love—Unbounded always play for keeps.

Non-stop action, terrifying consequences, and powerful romance make The Change an exciting addition to the world of romantic urban fantasy.


Editorial Reviews

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"Enough paranoid twists and turns to keep the reader turning pages . . . the author has clearly thought through the nuances of the story's theme and engineered a few surprising plot twists that elevate it . . . above the level of the average thriller." -Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Teyla Branton grew up avidly reading science fiction and fantasy and watching Star Trek reruns with her large family. They lived on a little farm where she loved to visit the solitary cow and collect (and juggle) the eggs, usually making it back to the house with most of them intact. On that same farm she once owned thirty-three gerbils and eighteen cats, not a good mix, as it turns out. Teyla always had her nose in a book and daydreamed about someday creating her own worlds. She is now married, mostly grown up, and has seven kids, including a two-year-old, so life at her house can be very interesting (and loud), but writing keeps her sane. She thrives on the energy, inspiration, and daily amusement offered by her children. Grabbing any snatch of free time from her hectic life, Teyla writes novels, often with a child on her lap. She loves guns, martial arts, and belly dancing. Teyla writes urban fantasy, paranormal romance, and science fiction. She also writes romance and romantic suspense under the name Rachel Branton. For more information or to hear about new releases, please visit TeylaBranton.com

Product Details

  • File Size: 3160 KB
  • Print Length: 356 pages
  • Publisher: White Star Press; 1 edition (November 29, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AYJJF4O
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #41,307 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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32 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great book January 23, 2013
By Thunder
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I really enjoyed reading this story. The characters are well developed and the world building helps the reader further understand the characters motivations. The main character, Erin , is strong female that has some reservations about her new life changes. It is wonderful to have a paranormal story that is not either all romance or action/adventure but has both qualities. I look forward to seeing more from this author.
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24 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT READ! March 28, 2013
By bahtoy
Format:Kindle Edition
Loved it - well written, intelligent and compelling. I read it quickly since I found it fascinating. Loved the combination of genres - paranormal, romance, suspense, science fiction. Looking forward to reading the next book. Great job!
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Rich & Satisfying Read July 14, 2013
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Excellent book! Well written, no grammer issues, and though there is a lot of action with the ongoing conflict between the three groups, the starring role in this novel is the relationships between people. The author effectively brings out how unexpectedly developing unique abilities impacts the family and the community as well as the individual. The character development impresses me. These fictional people and their relationships are drawn so realistically, I visualize them as I read.
The plot is multifaceted with plenty of discoveries and surprises revealed one by one, from the first chapter through to the last. Plus, there's no gratuitous graphic sex. Graphic sex in a novel is like candy floss: fluffy, showy, colourful, takes up a lot of space, but actually just full of air. This story is more like a ten-course meal: paranormal talents, family, friends, some romance, team work, loss, tremendous challenges, prejudice, altruistic people, and power hungry people--a rich and satisfying novel. I look forward to reading the next book in the series. Bon Appetit!
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18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome read April 2, 2013
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I was most intrigued buy this book. I found it griping at times and could not put it down. I look forward to book two that will be out soon. Awesome once again. Keep them coming.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a thoroughly enjoyable book August 16, 2013
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This book takes us on another enjoyable adventure in the style of the highlands series. I would love to follow it to the end of the series, just to see what event's transpire.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great read! February 6, 2013
By SuAnn
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This book was a great read! I didn't want it to end and am very much looking forward to the next book. I loved the hints of romance without graphic sex scenes. The plot twists are intriguing. I was in suspense throughout, and really wish the second and third books were out so I could read them all.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars To live for thousands of years! February 3, 2014
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Would you want to live for 1000's of years? Unbounded humans can. This was a very interesting read! Not like vampires but more like regular people but with powers to heal themselves and sometimes others. I will definitely read the next books in this series.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great book. February 3, 2014
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I really enjoyed this book. The idea was refreshing, and the author mixed in just enough action and intrigue along with the romance to keep the reader wanting more.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Someone make a movie, please
This series is so good that I couldn't put it down until I finished all 3 books. The first one was a bit dragged on, but understandingly to lay out the plot. Read more
Published 17 days ago by Beeg
5.0 out of 5 stars the change
Awesome book, I couldn't wait to see what would happen next. A page turner from the first page to the last.
Published 18 days ago by bsmits
4.0 out of 5 stars FUN Read
Read the whole thing in two days!! Wanted to know what would happen next. Characters are well developed and it's a whole new world to explore.
Published 22 days ago by Jennifer Freymark
5.0 out of 5 stars Good and Captivating read!!!
Teyla Branton has created a fantastic world and characters that capture your interest right from the beginning. I enjoyed her flow of words and driving plot. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jeff Francom
4.0 out of 5 stars The Change
This was a pretty unique story, with people called the Unbounded, who are not bound to mortality and have a few special gifts that are unique to certain bloodlines. Read more
Published 1 month ago by K.Dunst
4.0 out of 5 stars Liked very much
Kept me going the whole time. Would recommend to anyone who whats to read something different than the normal reading.
Published 1 month ago by Cathy F.
4.0 out of 5 stars Good story
Good storyline. The characters were interesting enough for me to keep reading. I'm reading the sequel so it must have been good.
Published 1 month ago by Sally
5.0 out of 5 stars great book could not put it down
I purchased this book because it had a great price and looked interesting. I loved the character development in this book the troubles and tribulations that Erin goes through as... Read more
Published 1 month ago by john c
4.0 out of 5 stars Good
good story line. great read. you won't want to put down until the end! I will definitely be getting the next and hopefully more to follow
Published 1 month ago by jo j.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read
Great book. Fast paced action leaves you holding your breath for the next twist in this exciting and entertaining read.
Published 1 month ago by Cindy Lou Anderson
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