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The Flight of the Silvers: The Silvers Book One

The Flight of the Silvers: The Silvers Book One

by Daniel Price

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Overview

For fans of Blake Crouch, the propulsive first book in the genre-bending Silvers trilogy, in which six ordinary people become extraordinary when they find themselves the sole survivors of an apocalypse that lands them on an Earth far different from our own—one on which they have X-Men-like powers to manipulate time. 

Without warning, the world comes to an end. The sky looms frigid white. The electric grid falters. Airplanes everywhere crash to the ground, and finally, the sky comes down in a crushing sheet of light, taking out everything and everyone with it—except for Hannah and Amanda Given. Saved from destruction by three fearsome and powerful beings who adorn them each with an irremovable silver bracelet, the Given sisters suddenly find themselves on a strange new Earth where restaurants move through the air like flying saucers and the fabric of time itself is manipulated by common household appliances.

Upon arrival to this alternate America, Hannah and Amanda are taken to a science laboratory where they meet four other survivors from their world, all of whom wear matching silver bracelets—a mordant cartoonist, a shy teenage girl, a brilliant young Australian, and a troubled ex-prodigy. While being poked and prodded by scientists who may be friends or enemies, the group discovers that it’s not only their world that is different—they are different. Each has the power to manipulate time with their bare hands…a power they can’t always control. With no one but each other to trust, “the Silvers” must find out what exactly happened to their world and why it was that they were spared. But with unexpected new enemies emerging from around every corner, their quest for answers will quickly become a cross-country quest for survival.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451472762
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/06/2015
Series: The Silvers Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Daniel Price is the author of Slick, The Flight of the Silvers, The Song of the Orphans, and The War of the Givens. He lives in Gilbert, Arizona, with his partner, Nancy. He cannot actually manipulate time.

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They rounded the corner, turning north onto 13th Street. Just one block away, beyond all the cordons and emergency lights, stood the broken tail cone of a jumbo jet. The buildings around it were devastated with ash and debris. One apartment complex had crumbled to rubble.
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What People are Saying About This

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Praise for Flight of the Silvers:

“An absorbing adventure...You’ll get pulled in.”—Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

“A highly imaginative exercise in world building that also features characters it’s very easy to care about.”—Booklist

“Highly recommended for fans of apocalyptic and dystopian fiction.”—Library Journal (Starred Review)

"Daniel Price’s time-bending X-Men travel through an alternative America that is both alien and disturbingly familiar. Fast-paced, poignant, and absorbing.”—Emily Croy Barker, author of The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic

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