A thrilling new series from acclaimed fantasy author Jay Kristoff: an assassin must decide on the price of revenge.
In a world where the suns almost never set, a woman gains entry to a school of infamous assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers that destroyed her family.
Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is
barely able to escape her father's failed rebellion with her life. Alone
and friendless, she wanders a city built from the bones of a dead god,
hunted by the Senate and its thugs. But her gift for speaking with the
shadows leads her to the hearth of a retired killer, and a future she
Now, Mia is apprenticed to the deadliest flock of assassins in the entire Republic - the Red Church. Deadly trials await her within the Church's halls: blades and poisons, treachery and death. If she survives to initiation, she'll be inducted among the chosen of the Lady of Blessed Murder, and be one step closer to the only thing she desires.
Jay Kristoff is the award-winning author of The Lotus War series and Illuminae. He spent most of his formative years locked in his bedroom with piles of books, or gathered around dimly-lit tables rolling polyhedral dice. Being the holder of an Arts degree, he has no education to speak of. He is 6'7 and has approximately 13,520 days to live. He abides in Melbourne with his secret agent kung-fu assassin wife, and the world's laziest Jack Russell. He does not believe in happy endings.