An omnibus edition, containing the novels: City of Dreams & Nightmare – City of Hope & Despair – City of Light & Shadow
CITY OF DREAMS & NIGHTMARE
They call it the City of a Hundred Rows. The ancient city of Thaiburley is a vast, multi-tiered metropolis, where the poor live in the City Below and demons are said to dwell in the Upper Heights.
Having witnessed a murder in a part of the city he should never have been in, Tom, a lowly street-nick, has to run for his life through the City Below, Thaiburley's unsavoury basement world. Accused of committing the murder himself, he is pursued by sky-borne assassins, Kite Guards, and agents of a darker force intent on destabilising the whole city. His only ally is Kat, a renegade like him, but she proves to have secrets of her own
CITY OF HOPE & DESPAIR
The street-nick Tom must find the source of the great river Thair and perhaps learn the secret of his own strange powers
The assassin Dewar must redeem himself
The Prime Master desperately seeks the cure for bone flu – a mysterious and deadly malady that is striking down the talented in Thaiburley's highest Rows
Kat, the renegade nick, forms an uneasy alliance with her sister Charveve, and the two lead the Tattooed Men through the dark streets of the City Below in search of the Soul Thief: the evil monster that murdered their mother and consigned both girls to the gladitorial hellhole known as the Pits
CITY OF LIGHT AND SHADOW
The monstrous Rust Warriors are back!
In a land struggling to cope with the onset of the fatal bone flu, street-nick Tom and Kat – the leader of the Tattooed Men – must find a way to dispatch both threats.
Meanwhile, the Soul Thief is still at large, and still killing