DARK TRIUMPH By Robin LaFevers Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Paperback: Hardcover: (Original. Sybella’s duty as Death’s assassin in 15th-century France forces her return home to the personal hell that she had finally escaped. Love and romance, history. An assassin with a will of steel fights her way through deadly palace deceptions, sickening sexual servitude and baffling assignments from her.
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Backtracking just a bit, the story starts with the climactic event of the previous book: Sybella warns Ismae, her dear friend and fellow killer from the convent of St. However, in this book, the wounds are deeper as Sybella triimph come to terms with her past and how her secrets tie and untie her to a knight who is the bane of her existence and her hope for the future.
With one more daughter of Death seeking her fate, readers can expect a sequel. But how will they stand the wait?
Living there triumpn a soul-breaking dance of flirtation and survival, and she is never safe. Is Mortain her real father, and has he rejected her? Brimming with powerful emotions, thrilling sword fights, and accurate period detail, this tightly plotted tale will enthrall readers of romantic historical fantasy. As with the first book, LaFevers has filled the pages of her novel with adventure, and the pace is triukph fast. The characters are well drawn, and even the secondary figures have dimension.
Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin Trilogy, book 2) by Robin LaFevers
The love that develops between her and Beast provides a model of a healthy ribin built on mutual trust and understanding. Realistic details of 15th-century Breton life abound, providing an overall clear and accurate picture of the times. There is much talk about St. This is the website for my YA books about assassin nuns in medieval France.
DARK TRIUMPH by Robin LaFevers | Kirkus Reviews
There is also a darkly mysterious fellow and mayhap even some kissing. Information about my middle grade novels can be found here: You can also sign up to receive blog updates by email here.
His Fair Assassin Book Two. Those that serve Death are only too happy to offer her refuge—but at a price. The convent views Sybella, naturally skilled in the arts of both death and seduction, as one of their most dangerous weapons.
Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers Review
And while Sybella is a weapon of justice wrought by the god of Death himself, He must give her a reason to live.
When she discovers an unexpected ally imprisoned in the dungeons, will a daughter of Death find something other than vengeance to live for?
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