The Glass Swallow

The Glass Swallow

By Julia Golding

Cavendish Square Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761459798, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 2011

Rain has a secret one that risks her whole world if it comes out. She designs exquisite stained glass for the windows of her city. But the law is clear: it is forbidden for girls to be part of the glassmakers guild. To keep her secret hidden, Rain leaves home and travels to a strange new country. Her trip becomes a nightmare when bandits attack and she is abandoned in a society on the edge of disaster. To survive, she must discover new strengths in herself and seek out the other people that this society has scorned, including a young falconer who is one of the "untouchables.

About the Author
Julia Golding is the author of more than a dozen children s books, and she s married with three children and lives in Oxford, England. Her continuing adventures of Cat Royal include "The Diamond of Drury Lane", "Cat Among the Pigeons", and "Den of Thieves".