You’ll never read anything else that is similar to a N. K. Jemisin book. Unsurpassed in creativity, present day New York is intricately folded in and upon itself resulting in a stunning monument to the city and all its boroughs.
As a newborn city, New York is in danger of invasion by another city from an alternate universe. Together, the avatars of The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island must work together to eradicate the possible extinction, and eventual disappearance of the city from the face of this earth and history. A thrilling “stay up all night to finish” book by an author who is in a league of her own!— Terri
Five New Yorkers must come together in order to defend their city from an ancient evil in the first book of a stunning new novel by Hugo Award-winning and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin.
Every great city has a soul. Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York City? She's got six.
But every city also has a dark side. A roiling, ancient evil stirs in the halls of power, threatening to destroy the city and her six newborn avatars unless they can come together and stop it once and for all.