Broken Roots

A compelling story with many unexpected twists and turns

After  her father's invention earns her family millions, sixteen-year-old  Teisha Cole moves from London to Florida. Uprooted from the place she  loves, Teisha now lives in a broken home full of secrets and lies.

Following  the death of Teisha's grandmother, her fractured family is replanted in  rural England, where a kingpin and his clan are laying in wait. What  ensues is a dangerous game that brings their house to its knees, as the  family's wealth begins to disappear.

When her father develops a  mysterious illness, Teisha turns detective to unravel the truth.  Escaping onto the streets and stumbling into the foster care system may  be her only hope of survival. 


Publisher: Creativia

Genre: YA Urban FIction

Broken Roots is available on Amazon

Additional Information about this novel

  • Broken Roots made Amazon's bestseller lists in the categories of Urban Fiction and Epic Fiction. 
  • Highest position on an Amazon Bestseller list -  #25.
  • Number #1 in 7 categories across 4 Amazon stores during free Promotion on 15/07/2017
  • Novel Amazon bestseller lists in three territories - UK, US and Canada.
  • Book named 31st Best Indie Book of 2016 on Read Free.ly's list.
  • Italian translated version of novel out on Amazon.
  • French, Spanish and Portuguese translation versions coming soon. 


This book has two badges:

Broken Roots - Finalist in the Best Indie Book Award 2016

Broken Roots reached number 31 on Read Free.ly's list.

Broken Roots - Summer Indie Book Nominee 2017 (Category: Contemporary Fiction)

Michelle's novel Broken Roots has been nominated for an SIBA Award 2017 in the category of contemporary fiction.