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Equinox

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In this world, two souls inhabit a single body, one by day, one by night. But though they live alongside one another, their ends do not always align. For Special Inspector Morden, whose hunt for a dangerous witch takes him far from home, this will be a problem...Christophor Morden lives by night. His day-brother, Alexsander, knows only the sun. They are two souls in a single body, in a world where identities change with the rising and setting of the sun. Night-brother or day-sister, one never sees the light, the other knows nothing of the night.Early one evening, Christophor is roused by a call to the city prison. A prisoner has torn his eyes out and cannot say why. Yet worse: in the sockets that once held his eyes, teeth are growing. The police suspect the supernatural, so Christophor, a member of the king's special inspectorate, is charged with finding the witch responsible.Night-by-night, Christophor's investigation leads him ever further from home, toward a backwards village on the far edge of the kingdom. But the closer he gets to the truth, the more his day-brother's actions frustrate him. Who is Alexsander protecting? What does he not want Christophor to discover?And all the while, an ancient and apocalyptic ritual creeps closer to completion...Praise for Equinox:'Clever, original and beautifully crafted, half the fun here lies in getting to grips with the ramifications of this complex world, but the story holds like a vice' Daily Mail 'Spellbinding fantasy... This innovative work is sure to please' Publishers Weekly 'An ambitious and gruesome tale of intrigue, witches, and the warring self – utterly transporting' Ian Green, author of The Gauntlet and the Fist Beneath

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Publisher: Head of Zeus

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  • Release date: May 12, 2022

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  • ISBN: 9781801101677
  • Release date: May 12, 2022

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  • ISBN: 9781801101677
  • File size: 4037 KB
  • Release date: May 12, 2022

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In this world, two souls inhabit a single body, one by day, one by night. But though they live alongside one another, their ends do not always align. For Special Inspector Morden, whose hunt for a dangerous witch takes him far from home, this will be a problem...Christophor Morden lives by night. His day-brother, Alexsander, knows only the sun. They are two souls in a single body, in a world where identities change with the rising and setting of the sun. Night-brother or day-sister, one never sees the light, the other knows nothing of the night.Early one evening, Christophor is roused by a call to the city prison. A prisoner has torn his eyes out and cannot say why. Yet worse: in the sockets that once held his eyes, teeth are growing. The police suspect the supernatural, so Christophor, a member of the king's special inspectorate, is charged with finding the witch responsible.Night-by-night, Christophor's investigation leads him ever further from home, toward a backwards village on the far edge of the kingdom. But the closer he gets to the truth, the more his day-brother's actions frustrate him. Who is Alexsander protecting? What does he not want Christophor to discover?And all the while, an ancient and apocalyptic ritual creeps closer to completion...Praise for Equinox:'Clever, original and beautifully crafted, half the fun here lies in getting to grips with the ramifications of this complex world, but the story holds like a vice' Daily Mail 'Spellbinding fantasy... This innovative work is sure to please' Publishers Weekly 'An ambitious and gruesome tale of intrigue, witches, and the warring self – utterly transporting' Ian Green, author of The Gauntlet and the Fist Beneath

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