Hell Bent

BOOK TWO in the Ninth House Trilogy

Find a gateway to the underworld. Steal a soul out of hell. A simple plan, except people who make this particular journey rarely come back. But Galaxy “Alex” Stern is determined to break Darlington out of purgatory—even if it endangers her future at Lethe and at Yale.

Forbidden from attempting a rescue, Alex and Dawes can’t call on the Ninth House for help, so they assemble a team of dubious allies to save the gentleman of Lethe. Together, they will have to navigate a maze of arcane texts and bizarre artifacts to uncover the societies’ most closely guarded secrets, and break every rule doing it.

Hell Bent by Leigh Bardugo

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4 Starred reviews

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Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Fantasy of 2023 and an AudioFile Earphones Award

Appeared on over 60 Most-Anticipated and Best-Of Lists

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