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Review: Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Why I chose this book: 
About a year ago, I read Grave Mercy and gave it an average rating. The storyline interested me despite its shortcomings, but not enough to buy a hardcopy of the sequel, so I waited until I got it on sale for $1.99 on Amazon.com. After reading the first 20% of the book, I found that I enjoyed this installment much more than Grave Mercy.


Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Publish Date: April 2, 2013
Format: Kindle e-book
Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Fantasy
Synopsis:
When Sybella arrived at the doorstep of St Mortain half mad with grief and despair the convent were only too happy to offer her refuge - but at a price. The sisters of this convent serve Death, and with Sybella naturally skilled in both the arts of death and seduction, she could become one of their most dangerous weapons.

But her assassin's skills are little comfort when the convent returns her to the life that nearly drove her mad. Her father's rage and brutality are terrifying, and her brother's love is equally monstrous. But when Sybella discovers an unexpected ally she discovers that a daughter of Death may find something other than vengeance to live for…(Goodreads)
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