Today I’m bringing you a spotlight for City of Vicious Night, the second Requiem Dark book by Claire Winn. Originally this was going to be a review, but I wasn’t able to finish the book in time. I will be reviewing this book shortly on the blog, so be on the lookout for that post coming in the next week or two.
Series: Requiem Dark #2
Published by Flux on 05/23/2023
Genres: Young Adult Fiction / Science Fiction
Amazon US // Barnes & Noble // IndieBound
For the most hated crew on Requiem, the only way out is up.
It’s been four months since runaway heiress Asa crash-landed on the matriarchal outlaw colony Requiem, bringing a nasty AI and a host of deadly secrets with her. Now, she runs with her almost-girlfriend Riven’s smuggler crew, stealing kisses between gunfights and heists. But when a mysterious hacker sabotages their latest job, other gangs turn against them, blaming them for the destruction the rogue AI caused. Nowhere in the city is safe.
The only way to protect their crew is a series of trials for control of an underworld faction–and vying for a matriarch’s throne is a dream Riven can’t let go. But as the trials intensify, the saboteur hounds Asa and Riven’s every step, determined to kill Asa and right her father’s wrongs. When the saboteur reveals a horrific conspiracy threatening all of Requiem–one involving the crew member they thought they’d lost–the girls must decide whether to risk their own skins for a city that loathes them.
Content Warning: death, violence, body horror, references of sexual assault