Young, beautiful and deadly. Trained as an assassin by the god of Death, Ismae is sent to the court of Brittany, where she finds herself underprepared - not only for the games of intrigue and treason, but for the impossible choices she must make. For how can she deliver Death's vengeance upon a target who, against her will, has stolen her heart? A dangerous romance full of intrigue, poison and finding one's path. Perfect for fans of A Court of Thorns and Roses, Red Queen, and The Cruel Prince.
Like Hunger Games Ismae is a female assassin . . . A fantasy based on the rough contours of history . . . Game of Thrones-style. * New York Times * The first in a gripping new trilogy that will appeal to fans of The Hunger Games in particular. We love it. * Lovereading * A blooming romance...makes for a heady ferocious page-turner. * The School Librarian * Sweeps the reader up in a page-turning tale of clashing factions, dangerous ambitions and simmering romance... An original and sophisticated beginning to a worthy new YA series. * Books for Keeps * Gripping . . . A must for any fans of historical fiction. * We Love This Book * Full of mystery and political intrigue that had me turning the pages as fast as I could * Feeling Fictional * I loved how rich and detailed the story was. * Have Book Will Read Blog * One of the greatest love stories I have ever read. * Dark Readers * Exceptionally well written and beautifully executed. * Narratively Speaking *