By Scott Lynch
In his hugely acclaimed debut, The Lies of Locke Lamora, Scott Lynch took us on an adrenaline-fueled experience with a band of bold thieves led via con artist extraordinaire Locke Lamora. Now Lynch brings again his outrageous hero for a caper so death-defying, not anything wanting a miracle will pull it off.
After a brutal conflict with the underworld that almost destroyed him, Locke and his depended on sidekick, Jean, fled the island urban in their delivery and landed at the unique shorelines of Tal Verrar to nurse their wounds. yet even at this westernmost fringe of civilization, they can’t leisure for long—and are quickly again to what they do top: stealing from the not worthy wealthy and pocketing the proceeds for themselves.
This time, even if, they've got detailed the grandest prize of all: the Sinspire, the main unique and seriously guarded playing condominium on the earth. Its 9 flooring allure the wealthiest clientele—and to upward thrust to the best, one needs to provoke with reliable credits, a laugh behavior…and excruciatingly impeccable play. For there's one cardinal rule, enforced through Requin, the house’s cold-blooded grasp: it truly is dying to cheat at any video game on the Sinspire.
openly undeterred, Locke and Jean have orchestrated an complicated plan to lie, trick, and swindle their manner up the 9 floors…straight to Requin’s teeming vault. lower than the cloak of fake identities, they meticulously make their climb—until they're in the direction of the spoils than ever.
yet somebody in Tal Verrar has exposed the duo’s mystery. an individual from their earlier who has each purpose of constructing the impudent criminals pay for his or her sins. Now it's going to take each ounce of crafty to save lots of their mercenary souls. And even that won't be enough.…
PRAISE FOR SCOTT LYNCH
“A vivid new voice within the delusion genre.”—George R. R. Martin
Red Seas lower than pink Skies
“Lynch hasn’t in basic terms imagined a far away global, he’s created it, placed all of it down on paper—the smells, the sounds, the folk, the texture of where. the radical is a virtuoso functionality, and sf/fantasy lovers will gobble it up.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Red Seas lower than purple Skies firmly proves that Scott Lynch isn’t a one-hit ask yourself. . . . It’ll simply be a question of time prior to Scott Lynch is pointed out within the related breath as George R. R. Martin and Steven Erikson.”—Fantasy publication Critic
“Grand, grandiose, grandiloquent . . . No critic is probably going to fault Lynch in his overflowing traits of inventiveness, audacious draftsmanship, and sympathetic characterization.”—Locus
“The form of witty romp that reminds you precisely how a lot enjoyable heroic delusion is meant to be.”—SFX
The Lies of Locke Lamora
“Right now, within the complete flush of a moment interpreting, i believe The Lies of Locke Lamora is perhaps in my best ten favourite books ever. perhaps my most sensible 5. should you haven’t learn it, you want to. when you've got learn it, you want to most likely learn it again.”—Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling writer of The identify of the Wind
From the Hardcover edition.