What will the world look like in thirty years’ time? How will humanity survive the oncoming effects of climate change? Set in the near future and inspired by the world around us, Gravity Is Heartless is a romantic adventure that imagines a world on the cusp of climate catastrophe.

Available June 2020

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"Loved it. An adventure romp just like mother used to make, set in a not too distant future, and played for high stakes. Gravity Is Heartless is packed with insightful and oft heart-warming observation about what makes us human in the first place. It’s fun, witty and endlessly inventive . . . Bravo." - Peter Fitzsimons

"In this novel, Lahey’s prose is lush but surprising, describing a deeply imaginative world...The author’s Earth of the not-too-distant future is an intriguing, alien place, and readers will delight in watching Quinn move through it. An engaging adventure set in a deftly illustrated future." —Kirkus Reviews

“Sarah Lahey’s realistic science fiction novel Gravity is Heartless is set in the near future; it involves a mystery, political intrigue, and romance. Launching a new trilogy well, this futuristic science fiction novel is a fun trip through a climate-changed world.” Forward Reviews

"The amount of research that went into this in unbelievable. The way the author describes certain things and goes into detail is amazing. This world feels so real and I was quite shocked while reading this. The novel is set in 2050, which is only 30 years away and it felt like I was there in the year 2050 with those characters. Everything Lahey exquisitely describes feels so realistic. If you would tell me that this is how the world will look in 30 years, I would believe you. And that again shows how much thought and research went into this." Heavenly Bookish

"In the aftermath of the tragedy, which included losing her scientist mother, Quinn is left to fend for herself and grows tremendously as a character. The supporting cast, including her best friend, a robotic meerkat, and a tough yet witty guerrilla fighter, are interesting in their own right, and almost steal the show. Lahey's debut is the beginning of a trilogy, so it is fitting that it ends with a cliffhanger, leaving readers unsure of Quinn's next steps in an increasingly unstable world." Booklist

 "The first volume is a new The Heartless series, Gravity Is Heartless is an inherently fascinating and fully entertaining read that showcases author Sarah Lahey's impressive flair for originality and the kind of narrative storytelling style that keeps the reader's attention fully focused from cover to cover." Midwest Book Review

Product Details

Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Available: 2nd June 2020
Publisher: She Writes Press
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.45

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