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Publisher's Summary

The stunning conclusion to S. E. Grove's New York Times best-selling Mapmakers Trilogy - a historical, fantastical adventure perfect for fans of Philip Pullman! 

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. Worst of all, New Occident is at war, led by a prime minister who will do anything to expand the country westward. He has blackmailed Sophia's beloved uncle Shadrack into drawing the battle maps that will lead countless men and boys - including Sophia's best friend, Theo - to their deaths. 

As Sophia puzzles out her next move, Shadrack is peeling back layers of government intrigue, and Theo is bracing himself to fight. A red fog of war is rising, and New Occident's future hangs in the balance.... 

The Crimson Skew is the thrilling final act of S. E. Grove's acclaimed Mapmakers Trilogy - three unforgettable books set in a world like no other. 

Includes a bonus PDF with maps

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

©2016 S. E. Grove (P)2016 Listening Library

Critic Reviews

"A triumphant conclusion to a prodigious feat of storytelling." (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)

"A sharply creative, engrossing trilogy...Grove’s imaginative world building continues to dazzle in this third entry.... Enormously satisfying" (BCCB, starred review)

"A fantasy series unlike any other...Grove has created a wonderfully unique series with multiple layers for students and teachers to explore." (VOYA, starred review)

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Entertaining - thought provoking

S.E. Grove thinks outside the box in crafting a thoughtful as well as entertaining trilogy. The stories successfully create a world (s), characters and a plot which grows and develops. I highly recommend this trilogy to both young and old alike. There are many ideas worth discussing reflected in current issues of the world today.

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An entertaining story with adequate writing and narration. The whole trilogy is worth a listen.

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A Treasure!

This series has been one of the best! The story keeps your interest as the story teller does an excellent job with the reading. Hoping S. E. Grove continues with these characters on another adventure.