Something is loose in the streets of Ilium...
People are disappearing, swept up and borne off in savage attacks launched from above, and the stories the survivors tell are horrifying, too unbelievable to be true.
Police detective Gus Novak finds his training, skills and instincts sorely tested by circumstances that defy rational explanation. As the city comes under siege and the body count rises, Novak is forced to acknowledge the strange, uncanny forces at work and enlists the assistance of an eccentric and diverse cast of characters to help him defeat his inhuman adversary.
A novel of supernatural suspense, Of the Night explores settings and situations first introduced in Cliff Burns' So Dark the Night (2010). Of the Night is imbued with the spirit, passion and originality of the best of the "B" movies; it is pulp fiction of the highest order.