Guardian (Hardcover)

Book 3 in the Steeplejack Series

By A. J. Hartley

Tor Teen, 9780765388155, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 12, 2018

List Price: 19.99*
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Description

In A. J. Hartley's thrilling and intriguing 19th-century South African-inspired fantasy world,
which started with the Thriller Award-winning Steeplejack and continues with Guardian, Anglet Sutonga is a teenage detective fighting in a race against time as her beloved city is pushed to the brink.

This is what Ang knows:

A dear friend is accused of murdering the Prime Minister of Bar-Selehm.

A mysterious but fatal illness is infecting the poor.

A fanatical politician seizes power, unleashing a wave of violent repression over the city.

This is what Ang must do:

Protect her family.

Solve a murder.

RESIST, no matter what, before it's too late.

"Richly-drawn and diverse cast of characters, with an unstoppable plot " --Carrie Ryan, New York Times bestselling author

"Smart political intrigue wrapped in all the twists and turns of a good detective story." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A political, multilayered mystery-thriller with a strong, impressively fierce heroine." --Shelf Awareness, starred review



About the Author

A.J. HARTLEY is the international bestselling author of a dozen novels including the Steeplejack series, the Darwen Arkwright series, and mystery-thrillers for adults. He is UNC Charlotte's Robinson Professor of Shakespeare, specializing in performance theory and practice, and has published several scholarly books on dramaturgy, political theater, and drama history.