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December 20, 2017 • Cee • Reviews

Above The Timberline by Gregory Manchess • October 3, 2017 • Saga Press
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From renowned artist Gregory Manchess comes a lavishly painted novel about the son of a famed polar explorer searching for his stranded father, and a lost city buried under snow in an alternate future.

When it started to snow, it didn’t stop for 1,500 years. The Pole Shift that ancient climatologists talked about finally came, the topography was ripped apart and the weather of the world was changed—forever. Now the Earth is covered in snow, and to unknown depths in some places.

In this world, Wes Singleton leaves the academy in search of his father, the famed explorer Galen Singleton, who was searching for a lost city until Galen’s expedition was cut short after being sabotaged. But Wes believes his father is still alive somewhere above the timberline..


I received this book for free from Wunderkind PR for review consideration. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

First sentence: “On the far edge of the Phantom Waste, the watchman at way station 727 retrieves a message.”

Let me tell you all about this unique and cinematic book by Gregory Manchess called Above the Timberline. It’s an alternate Earth set in the future that is covered entirely in ice and snow. 

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