A Thief in the Night
by David Chandler
Harper, $7.99, 500 pp
Release Date: September 27, 2011
This is book two of the Ancient Blades trilogy.
is a thief, one of the best in the free city of
. He is also a friend of the Knight Croy, one of seven who can carry the blades to slay Demons.
, in saving the life of Croy, now carries another such sword, but has no training. When Croy's wedding is spoiled by a brawl, they find another knight from an enemy land who asks for their help in slaying a demon in the hidden city of
joins them when an assassin is on his tail set on killing him. Croy's fiancee, the beautiful witch Cynthera, insists on joining the group as does Slag, a dwarven weapons maker and engineer.
will find the traps, Slag will help defuse them.
The adventures come fast and furious, the action is non-stop and not everyone will survive....or will they?
I couldn't put this down, I was caught up in the characters and action. Thank goodness that book three is coming soon. I am looking forward to Honor among Thieves. The first volume is Den of Thieves. I'll be looking for it as well. ~~ Pam Allan