Torch Against the Night
Sabaa Tahir, Read by Aysha Kala, Jack Farrar and Samantha Sutherland

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Narrated By: Aysha Kala, Jack Farrar, Samantha Sutherland

Duration: 14 hours and 17 minutes

What to expect

‘Tahir spins a captivating, heart-pounding fantasy’ – Us Weekly

The sequel to the explosive New York Times bestselling debut An Ember in the Ashes, that’s captivated readers worldwide.

A Torch Against the Night takes readers into the heart of the Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia’s brother from the horrors of Kauf Prison. Hunted by Empire soldiers, manipulated by the Commandant, and haunted by their pasts, Laia and Elias must outfox their enemies and confront the treacherousness of their own hearts.

In the city of Serra, Helene Aquilla finds herself bound to the will of the Empire’s twisted new leader, Marcus. When her loyalty is questioned, Helene finds herself taking on a mission to prove herself — a mission that might destroy her, instead.

Genre

Fantasy, Fantasy romance

Listen to a sample

PRAISE FOR THE EMBER QUARTET:

‘The writing is as smooth as silk and keeps one reading long after the lights should have been out’
Robin Hobb, bestselling author of Assassin’s Apprentice

‘Sabaa Tahir shows us light in darkness, hope in a world of despair, and the human spirit reaching for greatness in difficult times’
Brandon Sanderson, bestselling author of the Mistborn and Stormlight Archive series

‘A harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human’
Washington Post

‘Takes you into a world as bloody and ruthless as Game of Thrones, but there’s a tender and humane heart to these books, too’
New York Times

‘An explosive, heartbreaking, epic debut that will keep you glued to the pages’
Marie Lu, bestselling author of Legend

‘This book is dark, complex, vivid, and romantic—expect to be completely transported’
MTV.com