By Daniel Polansky
Drug purchasers, hustlers, brothels, soiled politics, corrupt law enforcement officials . . . and sorcery. Welcome to Low city.
In the forgotten again alleys and flophouses that lie within the shadows of Rigus, the best urban of the 13 Lands, you can find Low city. it really is an unsightly position, and its champion is an unpleasant guy. Disgraced intelligence agent. Forgotten battle hero. self sustaining drug broker. After a fall from grace 5 years in the past, a guy often called the Warden leads a lifetime of crime, hooked on affordable violence and costly medicines. on a daily basis is a continuing hustle to discover new clients and safeguard his turf from low-life pageant like Tancred the Harelip and Ling Chi, the enigmatic crime lord of the heathens.
The Warden’s lifetime of drugged iniquity is shaken through his discovery of a murdered baby down a dead-end road . . . setting him on a collision path with the existence he left in the back of. As a former agent with Black House—the mystery police—he is familiar with larger than a person that homicide in Low city is a regular factor, the type of crime that doesn’t get investigated. to guard his domestic, he'll participate in a perilous online game of deception among underworld bosses and the psychotic head of Black condominium, however the fact is way darker than he imagines. In Low city, nobody will be relied on.
Daniel Polansky has crafted an exciting novel steeped in noir sensibilities and constant motion, and set in an unique global of lovely mind's eye, resulting in a gut-wrenching, unforeseeable end. Low Town is an eye catching debut that might go away readers riveted . . . and hungry for more.
From the Hardcover edition.