Hell Bent

A Novel

    • 4.5 • 368 Ratings
    • $14.99
    • $14.99

Publisher Description

#1 New York Times Bestseller

From the author of Shadow and Bone, now a hit NETFLIX series

“Readers will be wowed." –Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Wealth. Power. Murder. Magic. The Ivy League is going straight to hell in the sequel to the smash New York Times bestseller Ninth House from #1 bestselling author Leigh Bardugo.

"Bardugo’s imaginative reach is brilliant." –Stephen King

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2023 by The New York Times, The Week, Kirkus Reviews, PopSugar, Distractify, Booklist Queen, The Nerd Daily, and more!!

Find a gateway to the underworld. Steal a soul out of hell. A simple plan, except people who make this particular journey rarely come back. But Galaxy “Alex” Stern is determined to break Darlington out of purgatory—even if it costs her a future at Lethe and at Yale.

Forbidden from attempting a rescue, Alex and Dawes can’t call on the Ninth House for help, so they assemble a team of dubious allies to save the gentleman of Lethe. Together, they will have to navigate a maze of arcane texts and bizarre artifacts to uncover the societies’ most closely guarded secrets, and break every rule doing it. But when faculty members begin to die off, Alex knows these aren’t just accidents. Something deadly is at work in New Haven, and if she is going to survive, she’ll have to reckon with the monsters of her past and a darkness built into the university’s very walls.

Thick with history and packed with Bardugo’s signature twists, Hell Bent brings to life an intricate world full of magic, violence, and all too real monsters.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
January 10
Flatiron Books

Customer Reviews

Lfinley3 ,

Worth the wait

I have been waiting for this since about three days after Ninth House was released. When I started reading, I had forgotten enough that I then need to reread Ninth House first. I felt like I was never going to get to finish this story. Now I’m so grateful that there’s more and that I get to feel that way a little longer. This is one of my all time favorite series. Well written, amazing characters and perfection in the form of world building. Read this and be grateful that it’s not over yet.

rollmansf ,

Most excellent

Unlike her YA grisha novels, this series shows the authors’ true capabilities. Gritty, funny and moving. I loved it.

joyfulone1 ,


These 2 books should be made into a show and/or movies Every character is real and she does an excellent job making you believe in each one.

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