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.
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.
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.