J. O. Young’s Books

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Freaks’ Series

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A hundred years have passed since the time of fire. A thriving civilization has emerged on the ruins of a war-torn society. They have a strong monarchy, hundreds of cities, and all the labor camps to support their needs. The Normals have struggled through the years to finally reach a point where they are able to enjoy the fruits of their labor. This is all thanks to the hard work provided by the Military in keeping the kingdom running. Unless of course, you are a Freak. A human that has been altered since the time of fire. Life for them is quite a different story.

Freak, 745472793, freedom is an abstract word. Her life is built upon the sum of pyrope she is able to collect and her struggle to go unnoticed by the Normals. Every day since the death of her guardian, she has strived to survive. Thanks to a compassionate soldier named Jonas, for ensuring she was able to escape not only the cruelty of the Normals but her own kind as well. Now, 17 years old, her trials have just begun. This freak can no longer just think of her own life, but the life of a strange child she has been newly assigned.

How much will she sacrifice for the sake of one little boy? Find out in the Freaks.

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Freedom is an abstract word to the Freaks forced to work in the Normals’ labor camps. Their worth is based on how productive they are. Every day, they must strive to survive on the horrors that await them.

Guardian has worked hard to become a messenger, but her test isn’t over yet. She must now prove herself worthy to become an elite messenger for General Michael. To become an elite, she will be able to provide Seven a better and safer existence. A life that is the closest to freedom a Freak can ever hope to achieve. But, there is a growing threat to Seven’s life when others do not approve of his joyful nature. Will she risk everything for a slim chance of freeing Seven?

Can Guardian protect this special child? How far will she go for Seven’s sake? Find out in the Freaks Episode 2.


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Wounded, Guardian is thrown from one battle to the next. As she struggles to survive, a new fire ignites inside her. Guardian has found acceptance from the Rebels, but can she keep what she has done hidden from the Normals she serves?

Jonas’s quest for freedom will bring him face to face with Guardian. She is the one Freak he promised himself he would never hurt. But, can he keep that promise?

Find out in the Freaks Episode 3.

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A Freak. A tool. A prisoner of the camps. These are words that haunt Guardian as she struggles to understand herself. The Rebels will force Guardian to choose between Seven’s freedom and the life of her protector. Who will she choose?

Jonas is desperate to protect Guardian and the life of his newly discovered daughter. What must he do to save them both? What comprises will he make?

Find out in Freaks Episode 4 The Prisoner.