A Torch Against the Night - Ember Quartet 2 (Paperback)Sabaa Tahir (author)
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They will have to fight every step of the way to outsmart their enemies: the bloodthirsty Emperor Marcus, the merciless Commandant, the sadistic Warden of Kauf, and, most heartbreaking of all, Helene-Elias's former friend and the Empire's newest Blood Shrike.
Bound to Marcus's will, Helene faces a torturous mission of her own-one that might destroy her: find the traitor Elias Veturius and the Scholar slave who helped him escape . . . and kill them both.
In 2015, one book emerged as the most highly acclaimed fantasy debut, An Ember in the Ashes. Now, the sequel will set the world on fire.
'Tahir spins a captivating, heart-pounding fantasy' - Us Weekly
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
`Tahir does political intrigue very well' Guardian
PRAISE FOR AN EMBER IN THE ASHES:
`Game of Thrones fans will relish Tahir's debut set in a brutal Rome-inspired empire. It follows Laia, a slave and Elias, a young soldier, whose lives are unexpectedly intertwined in this story of freedom, loyalty and love' Independent
`The writing is as smooth as silk and keeps one reading long after the lights should have been out' Robin Hobb
`With AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, Sabaa Tahir shows us light in darkness, hope in a world of despair, and the human spirit reaching for greatness in difficult times.'
Brandon Sanderson, #1 New York Times bestselling author
`I fell in love with Laia and Elias from the moment we met. This is a story you'll read with your heart in your throat' Lauren DeStefano, New York Times bestselling author
`A heart-pounding story of love and loss, with the most original world-building I've read all year. Deeply felt and deeply moving, I could not put it down' Margaret Stohl, New York Times bestselling author of BEAUTIFUL CREATURES
`This electric debut is a pulse-pounding, action-packed Romeo and Juliet story in a richly imagined world with a great twist and heroic characters you'll root for and won't stop thinking about' Melissa de la Cruz, New York Times bestselling author of FROZEN and THE RING AND THE CROWN
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