Poison's Kiss
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Poison's Kiss

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A teenage assassin kills with a single kiss until she is ordered to kill the one boy she loves. This commercial YA fantasy is romantic and addictive—like a poison kiss—and will thrill fans of Sarah J. Maas and Victoria Aveyard.   Marinda has kissed dozens of boys. They all die afterward. It’s a miserable life, but being a visha kanya—a poison maiden—is what she was created to do. Marinda serves the Raja by dispatching his enemies with only her lips as a weapon.   Until now, the men she was ordered to kiss have been strangers, enemies of the kingdom. Then she receives orders to kiss Deven, a boy she knows too well to be convinced he needs to die. She begins to question who she’s really working for. And that is a thread that, once pulled, will unravel more than she can afford to lose.   This rich, surprising, and accessible debut is based in Indian folklore and delivers a story that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.show more

Product details

  • 12+
  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 22mm | 302g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Books for Young Readers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1524719579
  • 9781524719579
  • 21,224

Review Text

"...the subsequent speedy unraveling of every aspect of Marinda's life will likely leave readers as floored and shocked as it does Marinda."- Bulletin , starred reviewshow more

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"...the subsequent speedy unraveling of every aspect of Marinda’s life will likely leave readers as floored and shocked as it does Marinda."— Bulletin, starred reviewshow more

About Breeana Shields

Breeana Shields has a BA in English from Brigham Young University and is an active member of SCBWI. When she’s not writing, Breeana loves reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, her three children, and an extremely spoiled miniature poodle. Visit her online at breeanashields.com or follow her on Twitter at @BreeanaShields.show more
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