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This dark and twisty BATMAN in the blockbuster DC Icons series is an action-packed thrill ride from #1 New York Times bestselling author MARIE LU.
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
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. Bruce is turning eighteen and inheriting his family's fortune, not to mention the keys to Wayne Industries and all the tech gadgetry that he could ever desire. But on the way home from his birthday party, he makes an impulsive choice that leads to community service at Arkham Asylum, the infamous prison. There, he meets Madeleine Wallace, a brilliant killer 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?
Bruce Wayne is proof that you don't need superpowers to be a super hero, but can he survive Madeleine's game of tense intrigue and 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!
"Masterful. . . . A great story for any Dark Knight fan." --Den of Geek
Don't miss the rest of the DC Icons series! Read them in any order you choose: * Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo * Catwoman: Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas * Superman: Dawnbreaker by Matt de la Peña
About the Author
Marie Lu is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Young Elites, as well as the blockbuster bestselling Legend series. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry as an artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing games, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles with one husband, one Chihuahua mix, and one Pembroke Welsh corgi.
"Masterful. . . . A great story for any Dark Knight fan." —Den of Geek, (for Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu)
"A fast-paced story line, action-packed fight sequences, and hi-tech gadgetry expected from any Batman story make this a fun read with wide appeal." —SLJ, (for Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu)
“The trickiest aspect of any Batman narrative is getting into Bruce Wayne's head, and [Lu]doesn't miss a beat. . . . Anengagingcharacter piece with enough Batman allusionsto intrigue fans and newcomers alike.” —KirkusReviews, (for Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu)
"Doesn’t merely survive the hype, it deserves it.” —The New York Times Book Review (for Legend)
"An action-packed love story full of inventive details.” —The Los Angeles Times (for Legend)
"Fine writing and excellent execution." —Entertainment Weekly (for Legend)
"Lu opts for a high simmer of intrigue." —PW, Starred Review (for Prodigy)
"By permitting her characters some grand failures, she raises the stakes in the best way possible."—The New York Times Book Review (for The Young Elites)