Coming in 2017, the sequel to Ethan Fox’s The Scissors and the Sword and the second book in his Jessica Cartwright Series – The City and the Dead.
Two months have passed since the events of The Scissors and the Sword.
Jessica Cartwright’s holiday is cut short when she is assigned to a new case; a quarantine patient has awoken from a coma at a local hospital and killed a nurse in an attempt to escape.
Hikaru, back from the dead, struggles to adapt to 21st-century life. Determined to hunt down his old nemesis in the present day, his journey puts him on a collision course with a new presence that stalks London: Another man who has seen death, yet returned with a malign purpose.
Their twin investigations will force them to question their friendship as the city begins to slide into a state of chaos.
But when the dust settles, which will remain standing? The City? Or the Dead?