The unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone and Paper and Fire unite to save the Great Library of Alexandria from itself in this electrifying adventure in the New York Times bestselling series.
Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealously guards its secrets. But now a group of rebels poses a dangerous threat to its tyranny....
Jess Brightwell and his band of exiles have fled London, only to find themselves imprisoned in Philadelphia, a city led by those who would rather burn books than submit. But Jess and his friends have a bargaining chip: the knowledge to build a machine that will break the Library’s rule.
Their time is running out. To survive, they’ll have to choose to live or die as one, to take the fight to their enemies—and to save the very soul of the Great Library....
About the Author
Rachel Caine is the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of more than fifty novels, including the Great Library series, Prince of Shadows, the Weather Warden series, the Outcast Season series, the Revivalist series, and the Morganville Vampires series.
Praise for Paper and Fire
“Paper and Fire made me weep, clench my fists in anger, and gape in amazement. It was an engaging ride from beginning to end.”—Caffeinated Book Reviewer
“Ocean’s Eleven meets The Hunger Games, with Logan’s Run and The DaVinci Code thrown in for good measure.”—Kings River Life Magazine
“This exciting, fast-paced adventure from the prolific Caine will appeal to fans of fantasy with a sense of camaraderie.”—Library Journal
Praise for Ink and Bone “Rachel Caine transports the reader to an imaginary future world where a Great Library controls all knowledge and the private ownership of printed books is a radical, dangerous practice.”—#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Deborah Harkness
“Dark, riveting, heart-in-the-throat storytelling, with characters who caught me up and hold me even now. A don't-miss read!”—New York Times Bestselling Author Tamora Pierce
“Caine’s elegantly detailed descriptions bring Jess’s world to vivid life in a fast-paced, action-oriented plot that will leave readers breathlessly anticipating not just the next page but the next book in the Great Library series.”—Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
“Fans will fall in love with Jess and want the next book out immediately.”—USA Today