The second book in Philip Pullman’s classic Sally Lockhart quartet in a beautiful new edition. Sally Lockhart is twenty-two, and running her own financial consultancy – a thoroughly modern woman in a world of pompous men – but she’s about to be thrown headlong into a vicious web of murder, mystery and pure evil. When a client’s lost investment appears suspicious, Sally investigates. Soon she is ensnared in a whirl of high-society danger and deceit, which can lead her in only one direction – to the terrifying secret of the Shadow in the North. Don’t miss Philip Pullman’s incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series.