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Publisher Description

In A. J. Hartley’s thrilling and intriguing 19th-century South African-inspired fantasy world,
which started with the Thriller Award-winning Steeplejack and continues with Guardian, Anglet Sutonga is a teenage detective fighting in a race against time as her beloved city is pushed to the brink.

This is what Ang knows:

A dear friend is accused of murdering the Prime Minister of Bar-Selehm.

A mysterious but fatal illness is infecting the poor.

A fanatical politician seizes power, unleashing a wave of violent repression over the city.

This is what Ang must do:

Protect her family.

Solve a murder.

RESIST, no matter what, before it’s too late.

“Richly-drawn and diverse cast of characters, with an unstoppable plot!” —Carrie Ryan, New York Times bestselling author

“Smart political intrigue wrapped in all the twists and turns of a good detective story.” Kirkus Reviews,starred review

“A political, multilayered mystery-thriller with a strong, impressively fierce heroine.” Shelf Awareness, starred review


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GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2018
June 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Tom Doherty Associates
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
3.1
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 8-13

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