Circumstance made him a criminal.Destiny may make him a hero.
As a thief, Malden is unparalleled in the Free City of Ness,and happy there. But by saving the life of theknight Croy, Malden has bound himself to an ancient,noble brotherhood . . . and he now possesses one ofonly seven Ancient Blades capable of destroying demons.
Malden fears accompanying Croy and the barbarian Mörget on their quest to dispatch a foul creature of nightmare . . .nor does he want to disturb the vengeful dead. But with anassassin on his heels, the young cutpurse is left with no choice. And there is the comely sorceress, Cythera, to consider—promised to Croy but in love with Malden—not to mentionthe fabulous treasure rumored to be hidden in the depths of the demon’s lair . . .
Den of Thieves introduced a phenomenal new fantasist to the world: David Chandler. With A Thief in the Night, he continues the saga of young cutpurse Malden, whose one tragic mistake has marked him for either doom or glory if his luck holds out. Fantasy lovers who regularly devour the works of Brent Weeks, Scott Lynch, and Joe Ambercrombie—and fans of the action-packed epic fantasy of George R. R. Martin (Game of Thrones) and R. A. Salvatore—will be entranced by this gritty and exciting tale of intrigue and betrayal, of knights, thieves, witches, and monsters, as Malden pursues a fabulous treasure, and very possibly his own damnation, in the lair of a terrible demon.