City of the Plague God is a book written by Sarwat Chadda and published under the Rick Riordan Presents imprint focusing on Mesopotamian mythology. It is set to be released January 5, 2021.

In this story, Sikander Aziz, a Muslim boy born and raised in New York City, teams up with the legendary hero Gilgamesh to defeat the ancient god of plagues before the entire population of Manhattan is wiped out.[1]



  • The book was originally going to be released in the fall of 2020.


City of the Plague God
Books: City of the Plague God
Main Characters: Sikander Aziz | Gilgamesh
Minor Characters:
Related Content: Sarwat Chadda | Rick Riordan Presents
Rick Riordan Presents
Pandava Quartet: Aru Shah and the End of Time | Aru Shah and the Song of Death | Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes
Storm Runner Trilogy: The Storm Runner | The Fire Keeper | The Shadow Crosser
Sal & Gabi series: Sal & Gabi Break the Universe | Sal & Gabi Fix the Universe
Tristan Strong series: Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky | Tristan Strong Destroys the World
Paola Santiago series: Paola Santiago and the River of Tears
Stand Alone Novels: Dragon Pearl | Race to the Sun | City of the Plague God | The Last Fallen Star

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