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A Reaper at the Gates

A Reaper at the Gates

Hardcover

$19.95
A Reaper at the Gates

About the Book

In the third installment in the series, Helene Aquilla is desperate to protect her sister’s life in the Empire, but Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies in stopping the Nightbringer. And in the land between the living and the dead, Elias Veturius has given up his freedom to serve as Soul Catcher — despite the cost.

Product Details

On sale: June 12, 2018
Age: 14 and up
Grade: Grade 9 & Up
Page count: 480 Pages
ISBN: 9780448494500
Reading level: Lexile: HL680L

Author Bio

Sabaa Tahir is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the Ashes and its sequel, A Torch Against the Night. She grew up in California’s Mojave  Desert at her family’s eighteen-room motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother’s comic book stash, and playing guitar badly. She began writing An Ember in the Ashes while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks, and all things nerd. Sabaa currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Praise

“The book deftly handles serious issues like the costs of genocide and war. Both action-packed and emotionally engaging, A Reaper at the Gates is the perfect summer read.” —The Washington Post

"Tahir has created another compelling story that defies readers to stop turning the pages." —Booklist, starred review

"Fans of the series will not want to miss this action-packed installment." —Bookish

Praise for An Ember in the Ashes

"An Ember in the Ashes glows, burns, and smolders—as beautiful and radiant as it is searing."Huffington Post
 
“A harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human—and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear.”The Washington Post
 
“Sabaa Tahir spins a captivating, heart-pounding fantasy.” —Us Weekly

“A worthy novel—and one as brave as its characters.” —The New York Times Book Review 

“In a tale brimming with political intrigue and haunted by supernatural forces, the true tension comes from watching Elias and Laia struggle to decide where their loyalties lie.” Publishers Weekly, starred review


Praise for A Torch Against the Night

A Torch Against the Night
 is an unabashed page-turner that scarcely ever pauses for breath.” The Christian Science Monitor
 
“An adrenaline rush till the very last page.” BuzzFeed

“[A] spectacular sequel.” Entertainment Weekly

“Tahir proves to be a master of suspense and a canny practitioner of the cliffhanger, riveting readers’ attention throughout.…[An] action-packed, breathlessly paced story.” Booklist, starred review

"This sequel has a darker tone and even higher stakes than its predecessor, setting the stage for a thrilling conclusion."Publishers Weekly, starred review