A Reaper at the Gates

A Reaper at the Gates Review

The highly anticipated third book in Sabaa Tahir's New York Times bestselling EMBER QUARTET.

Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger.

The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the approaching darkness, her sister's life and the lives of all those in the Empire hang in the balance.

Far to the east, Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies not in the machinations of the Martial court, but in stopping the Nightbringer. But while hunting for a way to bring him down, Laia faces unexpected threats from those she hoped would aid her, and is drawn into a battle she never thought she'd have to fight.

And in the land between the living and the dead, Elias Veturius has given up his freedom to serve as Soul Catcher. But in doing so, he has vowed himself to an ancient power that will stop at nothing to ensure Elias's devotion--even at the cost of his humanity.

Title:A Reaper at the Gates
Edition Language:English

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    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Emily May

    “There are worse things than death,” I say. “Shall we learn about them together?” 4 1/2 stars. When it comes to heart-racing action scenes, I cannot think of another YA author who does it bet...

  • Brittney ~ Reverie and Ink

    Hey guys! So I'm seeing lots of turmoil in my feed but I thought I'd pop in. I'm not crazy about switching covers/etc in a series either, but before you go off on a huge tangent, go check out Sabaa's ...

  • Mikee Andrea (ReadWithMikee)

    OKAY BUT WHY DO WE HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL 2018???As if ONE year wasn't long enough, Sabaa goes and makes us wait TWO years for the next book. :((((((((What are we supposed to do until then? :'(...

  • Renee Ahdieh

    whyyyyy, sabaa, whyyyyyyy???(aside: mwahahahahahaha)you know how they tell you that good things come to those who wait? i never bought into this school of thought bc i'm pretty much veruca salt when i...

  • Andreea Pop

    THIS COMES OUT THIS YEAR. Holy moly, time has passed rather quickly. But I'm still not happy about the cover style change. Hmph. Meaningly, my torturous, never-ending wait. Because freaking 2018....

  • Zemira (Kylo Ren fangirl) Warner

    I hope Helene murders all the hateful peasants, rules the world and finds someone worthy of her greatness. ...

  • emi

    Me: Nothing can be worse than the Tower of Dawn coverA Reaper at the Gates: *exists*#WhatTheFuckAn Ember in the Ashes is one of my favorite series ever. I don't deserve this. ...

  • Alana ? thebookishchick

    It’s amazing how we willingly pay to be traumatized,  but honestly I’d do it all over again if I could. I have to say, there is no one in the writing game quite like Sabaa Tahir when it comes to ...

  • may ?

    im trying to imagine how it would feel to finish a book and NOT BE WORRIED ABOUT THE FATE OF MY BABIES IN THE FINAL BOOK👏LET👏ELIAS👏AND👏LAIA👏BE👏HAPPY👏ᵖˡᵉᵃˢᵉ4.5 stars budd...

  • Cait ? A Page with a View

    I went into this knowing most major plot points, but that still didn't make it any less intense or emotional. Sabaa's writing is incredible as usual — I think this might be the strongest book yet!Ob...