The action-packed second book in the Night Angel trilogy, from international bestseller Brent Weeks
Kylar has rejected the assassin's life. In the wake of the Godking's violent coup, both his master and his closest friend are dead. His friend was Logan Gyre, heir to Cenaria's throne, but few of the ruling class survive to mourn his loss. So Kylar is starting over: new city, new companions, and new profession.
But when he learns that Logan might be alive, trapped and in hiding, Kylar faces an impossible choice. He could give up the way of shadows forever, and find peace with his young family. Or Kylar could succumb to his flair for destruction, the years of training, to save his friend and his country - and lose all he holds precious.
'Brent Weeks is so good it's beginning to tick me off' Peter V. Brett
'Weeks has a style of immediacy and detail that pulls the reader relentlessly into the story. He doesn't allow you to look away' Robin Hobb
'I was mesmerised from start to finish. Unforgettable characters, a plot that kept me guessing, non-stop action and the kind of in-depth storytelling that makes me admire a writers' work' Terry Brooks
'Weeks has truly cemented his place among the great epic fantasy writers of our time' British Fantasy Society
Books by Brent Weeks
The Way of Shadows
Beyond the Shadows
Perfect Shadow (novella)
The Black Prism
The Blinding Knife
The Broken Eye
The Blood Mirror
The Burning White
Brent Weeks studied at Hillsdale College, before brief stints walking the earth like Caine from Kung-Fu, bar tending, and corrupting the youth. (Not at the same time.) He started writing on napkins and, eventually, someone paid him for it. Brent doesn't own cats or wear a ponytail.