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The Hidden City

Authors: West, Michelle
Publisher: DAW
BISAC/Subject: FIC009020, FIC009050, FIC028010
ISBN: 9781440688379, Related ISBNs: 0756404703, 0756405408, 1440688370, 9780756404703, 9780756405403
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 768,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: In this epic fantasy series for fans of George R. R. Martin and Robin Hobb, Jewel Markess must contend with deadly court politics, and visions of looming magical threats.

Orphaned and left to fend for herself in the slums of Averalaan, Jewel Markess—Jay to her friends—meets an unlikely savior in Rath, a man who prowls the ruins of the undercity. Nursing Jay back to health is an unusual act for a man who renounced his own family long ago, and the situation becomes stranger still when Jay begins to form a den of other rescued children in Rath's home. But worse perils lurk beneath the slums: the demons that once nearly destroyed the Essalieyan Empire are stirring again, and soon Rath and Jay will find themselves targets of these unstoppable beings.
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