By Daniel Polansky
Drug buyers, hustlers, brothels, soiled politics, corrupt police officers . . . and sorcery. Welcome to Low city.
In the forgotten again alleys and flophouses that lie within the shadows of Rigus, the best urban of the 13 Lands, you can find Low city. it truly is an unsightly position, and its champion is an unpleasant guy. Disgraced intelligence agent. Forgotten warfare hero. autonomous drug broker. After a fall from grace 5 years in the past, a guy often called the Warden leads a lifetime of crime, hooked on reasonable violence and costly medicinal drugs. each day is a continuing hustle to discover new clients and shield his turf from low-life pageant like Tancred the Harelip and Ling Chi, the enigmatic crime lord of the heathens.
The Warden’s lifetime of drugged iniquity is shaken by means of his discovery of a murdered baby down a dead-end highway . . . setting him on a collision direction with the lifestyles he left at the back of. As a former agent with Black House—the mystery police—he is aware higher than a person that homicide in Low city is a regular factor, the type of crime that doesn’t get investigated. to guard his domestic, he'll participate in a deadly online game of deception among underworld bosses and the psychotic head of Black residence, however the fact is way darker than he imagines. In Low city, not anyone may be relied on.
Daniel Polansky has crafted an exciting novel steeped in noir sensibilities and incessant motion, and set in an unique international of beautiful mind's eye, resulting in a gut-wrenching, unforeseeable end. Low Town is an eye catching debut that would go away readers riveted . . . and hungry for more.
From the Hardcover edition.