Courting Darkness - His Fair Assassin (Paperback)Robin LaFevers (author)
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Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 373 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 32 mm
"Thoroughly developed female protagonists are models for young women . . . LaFevers leads the audience on a lightning-paced chase through a story of adventure, romance and ever-deepening medieval intrigue. A first-purchase gem that will delight fans and engage newcomers" * School Library Journal *
"LaFevers yet again skillfully pulls from the history of the 15th century French-Breton War to create a richly developed world of political intrigue, while casting it with deeply relatable and fully fleshed out characters" * Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books *
"Alternating between Sybella's and Genevieve's voices, LaFevers maintains an intense pitch of intrigue: murders, assaults, romance, betrayals, and erotic encounters follow one after another with plenty of garrotes, swords, daggers, poisoned sewing needles, and the like" * The Horn Book Magazine *
"...dangerous and intoxicating - sure to leave readers wanting more." * One Page At A Time, blogger *
"...I fell into the court intrigue, the sheer awesomeness of the women in the convent, and just the way LaFevers tells a story." * The Book Nut, blogger *
"Enthralling and spellbinding." * Bookidote, blogger *
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