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Terra Incognita: Book 1 of the Terra Trilogy (The Terra Trilogy #1)

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A ruined city. Marauding bands of men. A flooded, poisonous world and an old magick carried in Terra's precious blood. In Terra Vargas' dystopian city, Couver, society clings to civilization at the edge of the Coastal Mountains and on the small off-shore islands. In the mountain above the city a massive refugee camp overflows with hordes of displaced people - the D.P. - wh ...more
Paperback, 308 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing (first published August 20th 2011)
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Zach Sparks
I won this book as part of a Goodreads giveaway.


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I've run across the idea of the supreme mapmakers and maps that shape and hold the world, but those are normally high fantasy. This novel was refreshingly different by being set in a post-apocalyptic nightmare here, on Earth.
Much of the world has been destroyed by the eruption of undersea and formerly dormant volcanoes, resulting earthquakes, and tsunamis. Small patches of calm and order try to exist, but are, for the most part, overwhelm
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Kari Metzger
I received this book as a Goodreads First Reads Giveaway. It was pretty interesting to read a book about my area actually (post apocalyptic Vancouver). The beginning was really slow for me and it's almost like I felt I needed an entire novel to orient me to the 'Cartos' and apocalypse to begin with, but about 1/2way through it picked up, and had some interesting ideas to explore.

Having said that, I needed a lot more set up to be able to really fall into the book - it's quite a complex idea, and
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Marcelle Dube
Terra Incognita is the first book in another Abrahamson trilogy set within the Cartographer Universe. In Incognita, we meet young Terra who lives on an island with her grandfather just off Couver on a post-apocalyptic West Coast.

She lives in a time of devastating climate change where deepee marauders threaten everything and everyone. Into this mix arrives Ravi, a young man who has crossed half the world against terrifying odds with one goal in mind: to kill Terra, the Destroyer of Worlds.

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Karen L. Abrahamson is the author of numerous books and short stories, writing as Karen L. Abrahamson(Fantasy and Young Adult) and Karen L. McKee (Romance).

After a travelling youth that took me across North America too many times, I settled in Vancouver, Canada. But living at the edge of a continent tends to allow me to ‘fall off’ now and again and so I’ve spent much of my adult life still travell
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The Terra Trilogy (4 books)
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