Ink and Bone

Ink and Bone

By Rachel Caine

New American Library, Hardcover, 9780451472397, 368pp.

Publication Date: July 7, 2015

Description
In an exhilarating new series, "New York Times" bestselling author Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has survived the test of time.
Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden.
Jess Brightwell believes in the value of the Library, but the majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained by his family, who are involved in the thriving black market. Jess has been sent to be his family's spy, but his loyalties are tested in the final months of his training to enter the Library's service.
When he inadvertently commits heresy by creating a device that could change the world, Jess discovers that those who control the Great Library believe that knowledge is more valuable than any human life and soon both heretics and books will burn.


About the Author
RACHEL CAINE is the internationally bestselling author of thirty novels, including the "New York Times" and "USA Today "bestselling Morganville Vampires young adult series, and the bestselling Weather Warden series. She contributed to "My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding" from St. Martin's Press and "Chicks Kick Butt" from Tor.