Black Heart (The Curse-Workers #3) - Holly Black

The stunning conclusion to the Curseworkers series finds Cassel in the most dangerous con of all and with this life on the line he may be forced to make his biggest gamble yet...

Cassel Sharpe knows he’s been used as an assassin, but he’s trying to put all that behind him. He’s trying to be good, even though he grew up in a family of con artists and cheating comes as easily as breathing to him. He’s trying to do the right thing, even though the girl he loves is inextricably connected with crime. And he’s trying to convince himself that working for the Feds is smart, even though he’s been raised to believe the government is the enemy.

But with a mother on the lam, the girl he loves about to take her place in the Mob, and new secrets coming to light, the line between what’s right and what’s wrong becomes increasingly blurred. When the Feds ask Cassel to do the one thing he said he would never do again, he needs to sort out what’s a con and what’s truth. In a dangerous game and with his life on the line, Cassel may have to make his biggest gamble yet — this time on love.

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Release date: March 31, 2012
Genres: fantasy, young adult
Average rating: 9.00/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: August 21, 2021

The Curse-Workers :: Series

White Cat (The Curse-Workers #1)8.34
Red Glove (The Curse-Workers #2)
Black Heart (The Curse-Workers #3)

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10/10 |
June 09, 2013
"Black Heart" is end of "The Curse-Workers" Trilogy. Here, Cassel must look for the last resolutions so he can have a better life. In the end, it becomes better then he had expected. A very satisfying end. On The Curse-Workers' old website, there ...