Wikipedia Page Mock Up Dead of Night by Carlyle Labuschagne

Tuesday, September 22, 2015


Title: Dead of Night
Author: Carlyle Labuschagne
Series: Aftershock Series (#1)
Genre: SciFi/YA/Dystopian
Publisher: Fire Quill Publishing
Release Date: Sept 21 2015
Edition/Formats Available In: eBook
Blurb/Synopsis:
In a dark and desolated After Earth, love still does exist, but the cost of bearing such a flaw is death. World War III has left Earth in utter turmoil. People’s beliefs are said to be the cause of the worldwide destruction. After The Clearing new laws are set about – to show certitude in anything besides the law is weak and chargeable as mutiny. To be illogical and have faith in religion is illegal, to be limitless is dangerous. And Illness is seen as a defect – all flaws that are inexcusable.

But to love is the greatest betrayal of all mankind. It is a fault the world has long forgotten and punishable by death, a fatal risk Aecker and Opel are fully prepared to take – because in love there is freedom. But how far can they push back before it claims their lives and of those they care about?


Aecker Halt is a fictional character from the multi award nominated Dystopian Romance novel Dead of Night written by popular award winning South African author Carlyle Labuschagne. The first of two novels in the Aftershock duology. First published in the USA by Hallowed in Press in 2014 and republished by Fire Quill Publishing in 2015.
As a dream cast actor the creator could see Chord Overstreet as the male lead in the role of Aecker Halt. 

Character overview                                        
Aecker Halt is nineteen years old with dark blonde hair, beautiful lips and hazel brown eyes. He is one of
three kids, Aurora being his twin sister who died in the bombings before the war. Dyllian is his older brother who holds status as General in the rebellion colony. Parents are said to have died during the rebellion split off from The Gate after WWIII.
Aecker has a special gift no one is aware of, he has a 6th sense for technological devices. When near technology his taste and feel senses are highlighted, and he can  call out what device they are dealing with just by the strange taste or feel that comes over him.  
Hobbies include, reading accrual books, collecting and hiding actual books. Takes care of orphaned wildlife.
Skills; hand to hand combat, hunting war strategy.


Carlyle is a South African award winning author, with a flair for mixing genres and adding loads of drama to every story she creates. For now she is happy to take over the world and convert non Sci-fi believers.
Her goal as an author is to touch people's lives, and help others love their differences and one another by delivering strong messages of faith, love and hope within every outrageous world she writes about.

"I love to swim, fight for the trees, and am a food lover who is driven by my passion for life. I dream that one day my stories will change the lives of countless teenagers and have them obsess over the world literacy can offer them instead of worrying about fitting in. Never sacrifice who you are, it’s in the dark times that the light comes to life."

Carlyle used writing as a healing tool and that is why she started her very own writers support event - SAIR bookfestival. 

 "To be a helping hand for those who strive to become full times writers, editors, bloggers, readers and cover artists - it’s a crazy world out there you don’t have to go it alone!"
Founder of SAIR Book Festival
Co-Founder of Fire Quill Publishing.
Founder of Help build a Library in South Africa. 

Places to find Carlyle 
Places to find Dead of Night 
Amazon
Barnes and Noble (B&N)
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