By Darren Shan
Within the urban, The Cardinal principles, and Al Jeery is a faithful member of his own shield. but if Al is pulled from his tasks at get together relevant to enquire a homicide, an unforeseen discovery leads him in a brand new course, the place his loyalties and ideology should be significantly verified.
Soon he's curious about a terrifying secret that pulls within the lifeless, the City's Incan forefathers, the enforcing determine of The Cardinal, and the near-mythical murderer Paucar Wami.
Wami is a legislation unto himself, a shadowy, enigmatic determine who can it seems that kill a person he chooses with no worry of punishment or retribution. And Al is ready to determine that he has much more in universal with Wami than he may perhaps ever have imagined...
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Hell's Horizon (The City, Book 2) by Darren Shan