By Tim Lebbon
(Dark Realms Audio, Compact Disc, 9781613310465)
Publication Date: September 2011
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The people of Noreela are just beginning an era of expansion, with explorers going constantly further into unknown territory for profit and glory. Blocking the voyagers' southward journeys, however, is the Great Divide, a cliff that reaches into the clouds. Ramus Rheel, an aging explorer battling cancer, and Nomi Hyden, whose wealth has not diminished her craving for adventure, are friendly enemies who set out to scale the Divide and earn recognition as the greatest voyagers of all. When they find the lair of one of the ancient Sleeping Gods, they get considerably more excitement—and terror—than they bargained for.
In addition to his six books published by Dorchester, Tim Lebbon also writes fantasy novels under Bantam's Spectra imprint. He is a British Fantasy Award finalist and two-time British Fantasy Award winner, an International Horror Guild Award finalist, as well as a Bram Stoker Award finalist and two-time winner. Lebbon is a critically-acclaimed author who is hailed as one of the most powerful new voices in horror and dark fantasy who is sure to constitute the future of the genre.
“Lebbon displays the sort of cool irony and uncanny mood-making that drive the best Twilight Zone stories.” —New York Times Book Review
“Dark and memorable…. Lebbon creates vivid and convincing major and minor characters, places, and creatures.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review