Ismae is an assassin for the god of Death, and she's headed to the court of Britanny to play a dangerous game.
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.
"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 *