Nick and his brother Alan are on the run with their mother, who was once the lover of a powerful magician. When she left him, she stole an important charm - and he will stop at nothing to reclaim it. Now Alan has been marked with the sign of death by the magician's demon, and only Nick can save him. But to do so he must face those he has fled from all his life - the magicians - and kill them. So the hunted becomes the hunter… but in saving his brother, Nick discovers something that will unravel his whole past…
"The Demon's Lexicon is full of shimmery marvels and bountiful thunder." - Scott Westerfeld "Sarah Rees Brennan crafts a twisty tale full of surprises." - Holly Black "Witty, dark, and moving, this novel will keep your eyes glued to the pages." - Cassandra Clare
Nonstop action, nail-biting supsense, clever rapartee, and a knockout secret involving the two brothers will keep readers on the edges of their seats. Fans of the paranormal and the Supernatural television series are going to enjoy the adventures of these demon-fighting brothers, but so will aficionados of sharp writing, complex characters, fast-paced plots, teen angst, and the struggle between good and evil.
For fans of Supernatural comes a read-until-3am-book, the first in the series by acclaimed author Sarah Rees Brennan
Sarah Rees Brennan is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Unspoken and The Demon’s Lexicon trilogy. Her most recent book, In Other Lands, was a Hugo Award finalist. She lives in Ireland. Visit her at SarahReesBrennan.com.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (February 18, 2010)
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