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Archangel

(1996)
(The first book in the Samaria series)
A novel by

 
 
From national bestselling author Sharon Shinn comes a stunningly beautiful novel of a distant future - where the fate of the world rests on the voice of an angel...

Through science, faith, and force of will, the Harmonics carved out for themselves a society that they conceived as perfect. Diverse peoples held together by respect for each other. Angels to guard the mortals and mystics to guard the forbidden knowldge. Jehovah to watch over them all...

Generations later, the armed starship Jehovah still looms over the planet of Samaria, programmed to unleash its arsenal if peace is not sustained. But with the coming of an age of corruption, Samaria's only hope lies in the crowning of a new Archangel. The oracles have chosen Gabriel for this honor, and further decreed that he must first wed a mortal woman named Rachel.

It is his destiny and hers. And Gabriel is certain that she will greet the news of her betrothal with enthusiasm, and a devotion to duty equal to his own.

Rachel, however, has other ideas...

Winner of the William Crawford Award for Achievement in Fantasy
Nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer

From the Paperback edition.

Genre: Fantasy    Get it on Google Play

Praise for this book

"Provocative." - Anne McCaffrey


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Used availability for Sharon Shinn's Archangel

Hardback Editions

October 1999 : USA Library Binding

Title: Archangel
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
ISBN: 0-613-02214-9 / 978-0-613-02214-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bt Bound
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

April 1997 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Archangel (Samaria, Book 1)
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
ISBN: 0-441-00432-6 / 978-0-441-00432-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


November 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Archangel
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
ISBN: 0-00-648257-0 / 978-0-00-648257-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Voyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


May 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: Archangel
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
ISBN: 0-441-00330-3 / 978-0-441-00330-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace Trade
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

May 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Archangel
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
ISBN: 1-5226-0892-3 / 978-1-5226-0892-9
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Archangel: Samaria, Book 1
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


July 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Archangel: Samaria, Book 1
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Archangel: Samaria, Book 1
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Archangel
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK   


April 1997 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Archangel
Author(s): Sharon Shinn
Publisher: Ace
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA