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From the USA TODAY bestselling author of the Dying for a Living and Shadows in the Water series, The City Outside is the breathtaking conclusion to Commander Grace Buteo's saga.

He killed her husband and son. Now he wants her life.

​​​​​​​The rich and powerful don’t play by the rules. Commander Grace Buteo knows this firsthand when the man who killed her family frames her for a crime she didn’t commit.

On his order, Grace is hunted down and captured. His lies and manipulation leave her with few people she can trust. He wants her to surrender. He wants her to die. She refuses and is left to the mercy of the court.

Will she be exiled to the barren wasteland outside the protection of Zone 2, the only home she’s ever known? Or will she finally get the justice she’s risked everything for…

With echoes of Philip K. Dick's mind-bending narratives and the intricate world-building reminiscent of Neal Stephenson, readers will be drawn into a compelling tale of resilience, sacrifice, and the relentless pursuit of justice in a world fraught with danger and uncertainty.

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