Mapmakers Trilogy

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 146 ratings

The Glass Sentence Publisher's Summary

She has only seen the world through maps. She had no idea they were so dangerous. 

Boston, 1891. Sophia Tims comes from a family of explorers and cartologers who, for generations, have been traveling and mapping the New World - a world changed by the Great Disruption of 1799, when all the continents were flung into different time periods. Eight years ago, her parents left her with her uncle Shadrack, the foremost cartologer in Boston, and went on an urgent mission. They never returned. Life with her brilliant, absent-minded, adored uncle has taught Sophia to take care of herself. 

Then Shadrack is kidnapped. And Sophia, who has rarely been outside of Boston, is the only one who can search for him. Together with Theo, a refugee from the West, she travels over rough terrain and uncharted ocean, encounters pirates and traders, and relies on a combination of Shadrack’s maps, common sense, and her own slantwise powers of observation. But even as Sophia and Theo try to save Shadrack’s life, they are in danger of losing their own. 

The Glass Sentence plunges listeners into a time and place they will not want to leave, and introduces them to a heroine and hero they will take to their hearts. It is a remarkable debut. 

This audiobook includes a PDF of maps from the book. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2014 S. E. Grove (P)2014 Listening Library (Audio)
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  • Book 1

    • The Glass Sentence

    • Mapmakers Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: S. E. Grove
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    Boston, 1891. Sophia Tims comes from a family of explorers and cartologers who, for generations, have been traveling and mapping the New World - a world changed by the Great Disruption of 1799, when all the continents were flung into different time periods. Eight years ago, her parents left her with her uncle Shadrack, the foremost cartologer in Boston, and went on an urgent mission. They never returned. Life with her brilliant, absent-minded, adored uncle has taught Sophia to take care of herself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Adventure

    • By LCNanny on 08-23-15

    Regular price: $38.50

  • Book 2

    • The Golden Specific

    • The Mapmakers Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: S. E. Grove
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    The eagerly awaited sequel to the best-selling The Glass Sentence - a historical, fantastical adventure perfect for fans of Philip Pullman! It is the summer of 1892, one year since Sophia Tims and her friend, Theo, embarked upon the dangerous adventure that rewrote the map of the world. Since their return home to Boston, she has continued searching for clues to her parents' disappearance, combing archives and libraries, grasping at even the most slender leads.

    Regular price: $38.50

  • Book 3

    • The Crimson Skew

    • By: S. E. Grove
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    It is late August 1892, and Sophia Tims is coming home from a foreign Age, having risked her life in search of her missing parents. Now she is aboard a ship, with a hard-earned, cryptic map that may help her find them at long last. But her homecoming is anything but peaceful. Threatening clouds hang over the New Orleans harbor. Sinkholes have been opening in Boston, swallowing parts of the city whole. Rogue weirwinds tear up the Baldlands.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Treasure!

    • By Phyllis I. Stephens on 09-23-16

    Regular price: $38.50