Breaking Free

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 59 ratings

Voyage of the Defiance Publisher's Summary

From S. E. Smith, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, comes this emotionally charged coming-of-age story filled with action, adventure, and suspense for listeners of all ages.

An act of defiance will either kill her or change her life forever.

Sixteen-year-old Makayla Summerlin enjoyed one thing in her crazy, messed-up existence: hanging with her friends at school. But her life is uprooted when she suddenly finds herself forced to live with a grandfather she barely remembers. One act of defiance will change her life forever. Having trouble adjusting to her new home, she sets sail in her grandfather's old sailboat. On a journey that will challenge everything she has ever believed about herself, Makayla must overcome her fears if she, and a surprising stowaway, are to survive.

©2015 S. E. Smith (P)2015 S. E. Smith
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  • Book 1

    • Voyage of the Defiance

    • Breaking Free, Book 1
    • By: S. E. Smith
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Elise Freeman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Sixteen-year-old Makayla Summerlin enjoyed one thing in her crazy, messed-up existence: hanging with her friends at school. But her life is uprooted when she suddenly finds herself forced to live with a grandfather she barely remembers. One act of defiance will change her life forever. Having trouble adjusting to her new home, she sets sail in her grandfather's old sailboat. On a journey that will challenge everything she has ever believed about herself, Makayla must overcome her fears if she, and a surprising stowaway, are to survive.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Young Adventure Story

    • By Sharon Demond on 12-29-15

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 2

    • Capture of the Defiance

    • Breaking Free, Book 2
    • By: S. E. Smith
    • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Makayla Summerlin is excited to join her grandfather, Henry, in Hong Kong during a college break. She plans to help him sail the next leg of his journey around the world on the Defiance, but events take a frightening turn when her grandfather is kidnapped and the Defiance disappears! Unsure of what to do, Makayla reaches out to an old friend for help.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining

    • By Optimus Prime gb on 06-14-17

    Regular price: $20.97