The City of Mirrors (The Passage #3)
You followed The Passage. You faced The Twelve. Now enter The City of Mirrors for the final reckoning. As the bestselling epic races to its breathtaking finale, Justin Cronin's band of hardened survivors await the second coming of unspeakable darkness.
The world we knew is gone. What world will rise in its place?
The Twelve have been destroyed and the terrifying hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon the world has ended. The survivors are stepping outside their walls, determined to build society anew--and daring to dream of a hopeful future.
But far from them, in a dead metropolis, he waits: Zero. The First. Father of the Twelve. The anguish that shattered his human life haunts him, and the hatred spawned by his transformation burns bright. His fury will be quenched only when he destroys Amy--humanity's only hope, the Girl from Nowhere who grew up to rise against him.
One last time light and dark will clash, and at last Amy and her friends will know their fate.
Look for the entire Passage trilogy:
THE PASSAGE - THE TWELVE - THE CITY OF MIRRORS
Praise for The City of Mirrors
"Compulsively readable."--The New York Times Book Review
"The City of Mirrors is poetry. Thrilling in every way it has to be, but poetry just the same . . . The writing is sumptuous, the language lovely, even when the action itself is dark and violent."--The Huffington Post
"This really is the big event you've been waiting for . . . A true last stand that builds and comes with a bloody, roaring payoff you won't see coming, then builds again to the big face off you've been waiting for."--NPR
"A masterpiece . . . with The City of Mirrors, the third volume in The Passage trilogy, Justin Cronin puts paid to what may well be the finest post-apocalyptic epic in our dystopian-glutted times. A stunning achievement by virtually every measure."--The National Post
"Justin Cronin's Passage trilogy is remarkable for the unremitting drive of its narrative, for the breathtaking sweep of its imagined future, and for the clear lucidity of its language."--Stephen King
'Justin Cronin's Passage trilogy is remarkable for the unremitting drive of its narrative, for the breathtaking sweep of its imagined future, and for the clear lucidity of its language. THE CITY OF MIRRORS is a thrilling finale to a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction.' Stephen King Lyrical, towering, a worthy conclusion to what will quickly become a classic of fantasy and horror literature. LOVE READING 'This is positively gripping... Fast-paced, chilling and utterly engrossing this will keep you on edge right until the very end. I absolutely loved it.' WOMAN'S WAY Compulsively readable. NEW YORK TIMES "A fitting end to one of the most ambition trilogies we've read in a while. Hopefully we'll see its like again soon." SCI-FI NOW 'It is satisfying, powerful, brilliant stuff... In this day and age the word 'epic' is as overused as the word 'vampire' is mocked, but in the Passage Trilogy Justin Cronin has reclaimed them both.' DEN OF GEEK
Born and raised in New England, Justin Cronin is a multi-award-winning writer. He is Professor of English at Rice University, and lives with his family in Houston, Texas.