Grave Mercy

Grave Mercy

3.89 (103,868 ratings by Goodreads)
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3.89 (103,868 ratings by Goodreads)

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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.
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Product details

  • 12-15
  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 30mm | 341g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1783448237
  • 9781783448234
  • 77,171

Review Text

"Gripping . . . A must for any fans of historical fiction."
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Review quote

"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 *
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About Robin LaFevers

R. L. LaFevers (Robin Lorraine LaFevers) is an award-winning American children's book writer from California. She is the author of the Theodosia series and Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist series. R. L. La Fevers grew up in Los Angeles, California and now resides on a small ranch in Southern California with her husband, two sons, dog and cat. Grave Mercy is the first in the His Fair Assassin trilogy.
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Rating details

3.89 out of 5 stars
- 103,868 ratings
5 33% (34,316)
4 36% (37,558)
3 21% (21,983)
2 6% (6,575)
1 3% (3,436)
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