A twisting, yet satisfying plot combined with unforgettable LGBTQ+ characters makes Empire of Light one of my favorite sci-fi reads and Alex Harrow one of my favorite authors. They never disappoint.
The adventures of Damien, Aris, and Raeyn carried me along like a wild trip on the rapids. And then it tossed my heart into a clothes wringer and left it crushed on the floor. Run, don't walk, to get a copy!
— Kate Morgan, author of Demons for Tea and The Redeemers
Empire of Light
To save the guy he loves, he’ll set the world on fire.
Damian Nettoyer is the Empire’s go-to gun. He kills whoever they want him to kill. In exchange, he and his rag-tag gang of crooks get to live, and Damian’s psychokinetic partner and lover, Aris, isn’t issued a one-way ticket to an Empire-sanctioned lobotomy.
Then Damian’s latest mark, a suave revolutionary named Raeyn, kicks his ass and demands his help. The first item on the new agenda: take out Damian’s old boss—or Raeyn will take out Damian’s crew.
To protect his friends and save his own skin, Damian teams up with Raeyn to make his revolution work. As Aris slips away from Damian and his control over his powers crumbles, the Watch catches on. Damian gets way too close to Raeyn, torn between the need to shoot him one minute and kiss him the next.
With the Empire, Damian had two policies: shoot first and don’t ask questions. But to save the guy he loves, he’ll set the world on fire.