Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin Trilogy) by Robin LaFevers

By Robin LaFevers

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Sybella's duty as Death's murderer in 15th-century France forces her return home to the own hell that she had ultimately escaped. Love and romance, background and magic, vengeance and salvation converge in this exciting sequel to Grave Mercy.   Sybella arrives on the convent’s doorstep part mad with grief and melancholy. those who serve dying are just too satisfied to provide her refuge—but at a value. The convent perspectives Sybella, certainly expert within the arts of either dying and seduction, as considered one of their most threatening guns. yet these assassin's talents are little convenience while the convent returns her to a existence that almost drove her mad. And whereas Sybella is a weapon of justice wrought through the god of dying himself, He needs to provide her a cause to reside. whilst she discovers an unforeseen best friend imprisoned within the dungeons, will a daughter of dying locate whatever except vengeance to dwell for?

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And where's Pete? " Sul grinned again as he pocketed the coins. " His eyes sparkled. " The boy's tone was scornful. " Sul shrugged as the ferry moved into midstream. " "Well, you'll make a good one," Jonas said. "I want to be the best, the boy said. He looked up at the older man. "Mr. " "Not much. " Sul shook his head so sharply his curls danced again. His round face puckered in distress at the memory of what he had just read. "He left his army to suffer on the retreat from Moscow and hurried back to Paris.

Finally he combed his dampened curls in a vain attempt to smooth them out, but the comb became tangled. As he jerked impatiently at the snarl, Sul wished again that he had wavy brown hair like Pete and his father. Behind him the cabin door opened. Hoping it wasn't their visitor, Sul turned to find his next oldest sister, Margaret, coming out onto the gallery, the basket she used for picking greens over one arm. Margaret stopped to watch his struggles. "Let me help you," she said, setting the basket down.

Ma, Ma, Sul heard her cry, "he's here! " Followed by all three of her daughters, Mrs. Ross hurried out of the cabin and down the steps. Sul slipped stiffly down from behind Mason's saddle and stood there, silent and ashamed, as his mother and two older sisters crowded around him. "Son, you're hurt," Mrs. Ross began. She looked up at Mason, who by that time had also dismounted. " "He took a spill, Miz Ross, but I don't think he's got anythin' wrong with him other than that cut an' some bruises.

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