Book 1

Strange Fire

by Tommy Wallach

Published 3 October 2017
What if the asteroid heading toward Earth in Tommy Wallach's New York Times bestselling novel, We All Looked Up, actually hit and demolished our planet?

What if, after thousands of years, two civilizations rose from the ashes? What if those cities found out about each other?

Through the viewpoints of multiple characters, Strange Fire describes the beginnings of an inevitable war between these two civilizations, a war that will pit faith against science, zealotry against technology...and brother against brother.

They said that the first generation of man was brought low by its appetites: for knowledge, for power, for wealth. They said mankind's voracity was so great, the Lord sent his own Daughter to bring fire and devastation to the world.

The survivors were few, but over the course of centuries they banded together to form a new civilization-the Descendancy-founded on the belief that the mistakes of the past must never be repeated.

Brothers Clive and Clover Hamill, the sons of a well-respected Descendant minister, have spent their lives spreading that gospel. But when their traveling ministry discovers a community intent on rediscovering the blasphemous technologies of the past, a chain of events will be set in motion that will pit city against city...and brother against brother.

Along with Gemma Poplin, Clive's childhood sweetheart, and Paz Dedios, a revolutionary who dreams of overthrowing the Descendancy, Clive and Clover will each play a pivotal role in determining the outcome of this holy war, and the fate of humanity itself.

The Giver meets The City of Ember in this start to an epic new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Tommy Wallach.

Book 2

Slow Burn

by Tommy Wallach

Published 6 November 2018
From the New York Times bestselling author of We All Looked Up comes the second novel in the Anchor & Sophia trilogy, where the rules of humanity are called into question by two warring cities.

After their devastating journey from the Anchor to Sophia, Clive and Clover Hamill, Gemma Poplin, and Paz Dedios have all been separated-not only physically, but philosophically.

In the Anchor, Clive would like nothing better than to never speak with Paz again, but when he is tapped to help with her interrogation, the two of them begin to reconcile their differences, which don't run nearly as deep as they expected.

In Sophia, as Clover learns more and more about the city and its enigmatic director, Zeno, his faith in his mission begins to waver.

And Gemma embarks on a journey of self-discovery and spiritual expansion that will open her eyes...if it doesn't kill her first.

In Slow Burn, the second book in the Anchor & Sophia trilogy, these four young people will be compelled to question everything they thought they believed-and the conclusions they reach could determine the fate of an entire civilization.

Book 3

Scorched Earth

by Tommy Wallach

Published 11 August 2020
From the New York Times bestselling author of We All Looked Up comes the exciting conclusion to the "haunting...beautiful and heartbreaking" (School Library Journal) Anchor & Sophia trilogy, where the rules of humanity come to a head in the final battle between two warring cities.

In this thrilling conclusion to the Anchor & Sophia trilogy, the great war has finally begun. The Descendancy must fight for its survival against not only the Sophian army, but a Wesah nation newly galvanized by the Black Wagon Massacre. And four young people will once again find themselves at the center of the maelstrom.

Accused of a crime she didn't commit, Paz Dedios is on the run from the law...and the man she loves.

Traumatized by the near-genocide of her people and the death of her lover, Athene is bent on revenge.

Newly reunited in the Anchor, Clive and Clover Hamill will struggle to come to terms with the reappearance of a ghost from the past.

Who will win the war for the future? And who will be left standing when it's all over?

Scorched Earth

by Tommy Wallach

Published 25 November 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of We All Looked Up comes the exciting conclusion to the "haunting...beautiful and heartbreaking" (School Library Journal) Anchor & Sophia trilogy, where the rules of humanity come to a head in the final battle between two warring cities.

In this thrilling conclusion to the Anchor & Sophia trilogy, the great war has finally begun. The Descendancy must fight for its survival against not only the Sophian army, but a Wesah nation newly galvanized by the Black Wagon Massacre. And four young people will once again find themselves at the center of the maelstrom.

Accused of a crime she didn't commit, Paz Dedios is on the run from the law...and the man she loves.

Traumatized by the near-genocide of her people and the death of her lover, Athene is bent on revenge.

Newly reunited in the Anchor, Clive and Clover Hamill will struggle to come to terms with the reappearance of a ghost from the past.

Who will win the war for the future? And who will be left standing when it's all over?