Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons Series)
The new, eagerly anticipated BATMAN YA novel is an action-packed thrill ride that could only be penned by #1 New York Times bestselling author MARIE LU.Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A reckless boy willing to break the rules for a girl who may be his worst enemy.The Nightwalkers are... show more
The new, eagerly anticipated BATMAN YA novel is an action-packed thrill ride that could only be penned by #1 New York Times bestselling author MARIE LU.Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A reckless boy willing to break the rules for a girl who may be his worst enemy.The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on their list.The city's elites are being taken out one by one as their mansions' security systems turn against them, trapping them like prey. Meanwhile, Bruce is about to become eighteen and inherit his family's fortune, not to mention the keys to Wayne Industries and all the tech gadgetry that he loves. But on the way home from his birthday party, he makes an impulsive choice and is sentenced to community service at Arkham Asylum, the infamous prison that holds the city's most nefarious criminals.Madeleine Wallace is a brilliant killer . . . and Bruce's only hope.The most intriguing inmate in Arkham is Madeleine, a brilliant girl with ties to the Nightwalkers. A girl who will only speak to Bruce. She is the mystery he must unravel, but is he convincing her to divulge her secrets, or is he feeding her the information she needs to bring Gotham City to its knees?In this second DC Icons book--following Leigh Bardugo's Wonder Woman: Warbringer--Bruce Wayne is proof that you don't need superpowers to be a super hero, but can he survive this game of tense intrigue, pulse-pounding action, and masterful deception?Act fast! The first printing includes a poster of Bruce! Each first printing in the DC Icons series will have a limited-edition poster--collect them all to create the full image!
Publish date: 2018-01-02
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: DC Icons (#2)
Lu's 'Nightwalker' is another entry in the DC Icons series, which is a set of books by well-known authors who each take on one particular hero of the DC universe. If you couldn't tell by the cover, Lu has Batman himself. I've read a few of Lu's books (her 'Legends' and 'Young Elites' trilogies) and ...
Marie Lu has had a string of hits with her techno-savvy thrillers, so its a good call to give her the lead on rewriting Batman for the new generation. Bruce Wayne and his friends live in the modern world with its terrorism, identity theft, and paranoia. Gotham is currently under siege from a gang kn...