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Cathedrals of Glass

(2017)
(The first book in the Planet of Blood and Ice series)
A novel by

 
 
From the New York Times bestselling author of Steeplejack and co-author of Sekret Machines: Chasing Shadows with Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge, comes a "smart, gripping and atmospheric" science fiction thriller—the Cathedrals of Glass saga…

“Deviance is unattractive and jeopardizes all we hold dear…”

Ten teenagers broke behavioral law. Sentenced to be reeducated on the moon of Jerem, they were placed in stasis on the automated ship Phetteron for their six day journey. They never reached their destination.

“Home looks after its own…”

Thrown off course by a computer malfunction, the Phetteron is damaged in an asteroid belt and crash lands on the uninhabited ice planet of Valkrys. Having spent their lives in temperature controlled environments, consuming nutrient supplements, and interacting with people mostly through the infonet, the teens are unprepared to depend on each other to face the harsh, hostile, and hellish landscape. Home will send a rescue party long before their meager supplies run out.

“No contrary positions are viable…”

Sola was a roamer. She wandered the city after curfew, reveling in the freedom of being disconnected from the techgrid and embracing the joy of physical activity. For those actions, Home declared her deviant. But on Valkrys, her deviance is an asset that may be the teens’ only hope for survival.

As Sola explores their strange new world, she discovers that she and her shipmates are linked by something more frightening than their subversive behaviors—and uncovers a truth about the planet the authorities at Home wanted buried.

Valkrys is not uninhabited. And what lives there is predatory…

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Smart, Gripping, Atmospheric, and Completely unputdownable- Cathedrals of Glass is the exact book I've been dying to read!." - Carrie Ann Ryan


Used availability for A J Hartley's Cathedrals of Glass

Hardback Editions

February 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Cathedrals of Glass: A Planet of Blood and Ice (1)
Author(s): A J Hartley
ISBN: 1-943272-26-3 / 978-1-943272-26-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: To the Stars
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Audio Editions

May 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Cathedrals of Glass: A Planet of Blood and Ice
Author(s): A J Hartley
ISBN: 1-5414-0490-4 / 978-1-5414-0490-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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May 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Cathedrals of Glass: A Planet of Blood and Ice
Author(s): A J Hartley
ISBN: 1-5414-5490-1 / 978-1-5414-5490-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Planet of Blood and Ice: Cathedrals of Glass Series, Book 1
Author(s): A J Hartley
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Planet of Blood and Ice: Cathedrals of Glass Series, Book 1
Author(s): A J Hartley
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Planet of Blood and Ice: Cathedrals of Glass Series, Book 1
Author(s): A J Hartley
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Cathedrals of Glass: A Planet of Blood and Ice
Author(s): A J Hartley
Publisher: To The Stars..
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU