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Scar Night

(2006)
(The first book in the Deepgate Codex series)
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Suspended by chains over a seemingly bottomless abyss, the ancient city of Deepgate is home to a young angel, an assassin, and a psychotic murderer hungry for revenge - or redemption. But soon a shocking betrayal will unite all three in a desperate quest....

The last of his line, Dill is descended from legendary Battle-archons who once defended the city. Forbidden to fly and untrained even to wield the great sword inherited from his forebears, he has become a figurehead for a dying tradition. Now he lives a sheltered existence in one of Deepgate's crumbling temple spires under the watchful eye of the Presbyter who rules the city.

Spine assassin Rachel Hael has better things to do than oversee the Presbyter's angel. Each dark moon she must fight for her life among the city chains, hunting an immortal predator with a taste for blood.

But when a traitor brings enemies to Deepgate's doorstep, Dill and Rachel are forced into an uneasy alliance with the city's oldest and most dangerous foe. They must journey down into the uncharted chasm to save their sprawling metropolis - and themselves - from annihilation. Once they descend however, they learn that what lies below is far more sinister than what they've been taught to expect.

Genre: Fantasy    Get it on Google Play

"A visually rich, satisfyingly dark tale of a city of chains, ancient bloodlust and unshakeable loyalty." - Trudi Canavan

"A gripping, ripping yarn which rattles along at a great pace... fantasy at its best." - Hal Duncan


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Hardback Editions

July 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: Scar Night (Deepgate Codex)
Author(s): Alan Campbell
ISBN: 1-4050-9035-9 / 978-1-4050-9035-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


December 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: Scar Night
Author(s): Alan Campbell
ISBN: 0-553-38416-3 / 978-0-553-38416-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

June 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Scar Night (Deepgate Codex)
Author(s): Alan Campbell
ISBN: 1-5098-5352-9 / 978-1-5098-5352-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   


November 2007 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Scar Night (Deepgate Codex, Book 1)
Author(s): Alan Campbell
ISBN: 0-553-58931-8 / 978-0-553-58931-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Scar Night
Author(s): Alan Campbell
ISBN: 0-330-45278-9 / 978-0-330-45278-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Scar Night (Deepgate Codex Trilogy): Bk. 1
Author(s): Alan Campbell
ISBN: 0-330-44476-X / 978-0-330-44476-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Scar Night
Author(s): Alan Campbell
ISBN: 1-4050-9038-3 / 978-1-4050-9038-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Scar Night: Book One of the Deepgate Codex
Author(s): Alan Campbell
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   


December 2006 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Scar Night
Author(s): Alan Campbell
Publisher: Spectra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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