Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves: A Novel

Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves: A Novel

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Meg Long's Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves is a captivating debut about survival, found family, and the bond between a girl and a wolf that delivers a fresh twist on classic survival stories and frontier myths.

On a frozen wasteland of a planet, a girl is on the run with a wolf who is born to be a killer but bound to be her guide. As they fight to escape ice goblins, giant bears, and a ruthless leader intent on trapping them both, one question drives them relentlessly forward: where do you turn when there is nowhere to hide?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 166 x 243 x 34mm | 588g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250785065
  • 9781250785060
  • 711,226

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The perfect winter read might just be this inventive and atmospheric debut. --Buzzfeed

Fast and furious...The worldbuilding is intricate, and the icy setting is so detailed that readers will feel the need to bundle up as they speed through to the exciting and satisfying conclusion. --Kirkus Reviews

Long skillfully navigates her resourceful heroine through a treacherous, chillingly described tundra setting. Sena's growing bond with Iska, and her relationship to the natural world and struggle for survival, aptly explore themes of corporate greed, environmental care, and personal resilience. --Publishers Weekly

Whether Iska is helping Sena cross a wasteland or thawing her heart, the bond between girl and wolf is lovely and touching. Readers will root for them as they're swept along on their wild ride. --BookPage

Vivid, dangerous, and absolutely exhilarating, Cold The Night, Fast The Wolves imagines a world teeming with predators both animal and human, telling a captivating story of survival alongside a heartwarming bond that grows between girl and feral fighter-wolf. --Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights

Wholly unique and unexpected, this cut-throat story of survival kept me on the edge of my seat. Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves is a beautifully written, dangerous debut that packs one heck of a punch. --Adalyn Grace, New York Times bestselling author of All the Stars and Teeth

The worldbuilding in Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves is so amazing that for DAYS, I was walking around feeling I was being besieged by blizzards in an icy wasteland. It is a deeply immersive sci-fi book, and I can't WAIT for everyone to get their hands on it!! --Xiran Jau Zhao, New York Times bestselling author of Iron Widow

The winter survival aspects of the race are intense and heart-pounding, and animal lovers will appreciate Sena's bond with vonenwolf Iska. --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"If you want to immerse yourself in a world of ice and a bitter race that might end in death, you're going to want to add this book to your list." --The Nerd Daily
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317 ratings
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5 37% (118)
4 40% (128)
3 18% (57)
2 4% (12)
1 1% (2)
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