Are you a fan of YA? How about Fantasy? Well this is the book for you.
Katsa is graced with the skill of killing. She doesn't enjoy it but she has no choice, for she kills for the king. That is until she meets another assassin skilled in combat. This is an epic novel filled with swordplay, romance, and deadly adventure. Follow Katsa and Po as they find love, escape assassins, and save a princess. Does contain some sexual content. Definitely for fans of the Poison Study.
— Rosa, New Jersey
Winter 2009 Kids' List
“In a world where some people are born with extreme and often feared skills -- called Graces -- Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace, that of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king. Action-packed and featuring a strong, feisty girl.”
— Kristi Tiedt, Butterfly Books, De Pere, WI
in a world where some people are born with a Gracea unique, sometimes uncanny, giftthis is the story of Katsa, whose Grace, demonstrated at an uncomfortably early age, is for killing. This makes her a perfect tool for her uncle, King Randa But Katsa chafes at the way she is being usedand even more at the injustices she sees around her. Then she meets Prince Po, who has a Grace to match hers]] perhaps. Featuring FCA favorite Chelsea Mixon as Katsa, and sensational newcomer Zachary Exton as Prince Po, the most fascinating and praised fantasy debut of 2008 now springs to life in a sensational full cast recording.