"A magical new series that will leave readers begging for more."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness "Dark, riveting, heart-in-the-throat storytelling, with characters who caught me up and hold me even now."--New York Times bestselling author Tamora Pierce "Ocean's Eleven meets The Hunger Games, with Logan's Run and The DaVinci Code thrown in for good measure."--Kings River Life Magazine "Made me weep, clench my fists in anger, and gape in amazement...an engaging ride from beginning to end."--Caffeinated Book Reviewer
The corrupt leadership of the Great Library has fallen. But with the Archivist plotting his return to power, and the Library under siege from outside empires and kingdoms, its future is uncertain. Jess Brightwell and his friends must come together as never before, to forge a new future for the Great Library . . . or see everything it stood for crumble.