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A Torch Against the Night - Ember Quartet Book 2 (Paperback)
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A Torch Against the Night - Ember Quartet Book 2 (Paperback)

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Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 24/08/2017
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After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt Elias and Laia as they flee the city of Serra. Laia and Elias are determined to break into the Empire's most secure and dangerous prison to save Laia's brother, even if for Elias it means giving up his last chance at freedom.

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
ISBN: 9780008160371
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

PRAISE FOR THE EMBER QUARTET:

'The writing is as smooth as silk and keeps one reading long after the lights should have been out'
Robin Hobb, bestselling author of Assassin's Apprentice

'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, bestselling author of the Mistborn and Stormlight Archive series

'A harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human'
Washington Post

'Takes you into a world as bloody and ruthless as Game of Thrones, but there's a tender and humane heart to these books, too'
New York Times

'An explosive, heartbreaking, epic debut that will keep you glued to the pages'
Marie Lu, bestselling author of Legend

'This book is dark, complex, vivid, and romantic-expect to be completely transported'
MTV.com

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“Even better than the first.”

A Torch Against the Night is the second instalment in the An Ember in the Ashes quartet and I honestly didn’t think Sabaa Tahir could outdo herself after such a perfect first book but oh boy, was I wrong.

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“Completely Thrilling”

Starting strong and never stopping, A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT thrills with high stakes, exciting action, vulnerable and raw characters, and a touch of magic and suspense. This is a sequel that surpasses its... More

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“Honestly, this is exactly what I expect when I read a YA Fantasy.”

Straight after finishing An Ember in the Ashes I started listening to A Torch Against the Night and what a Sequel. I absolutely loved that Helene was introduced as the third protagonist. I understand why she... More

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