Grave Mercy


Binding: Paperback

Imprint: Andersen Press

Book 1 of His Fair Assassin Series

Age 12+

Romance & Relationships Stories Fantasy & Magical Realism Adventure Stories Historical Fiction

Young, beautiful and deadly.

Trained as an assassin by the god of Death, Ismae is sent to the court of Brittany, where she finds herself underprepared - not only for the games of intrigue and treason, but for the impossible choices she must make. For how can she deliver Death's vengeance upon a target who, against her will, has stolen her heart?

A dangerous romance full of intrigue, poison and finding one's path.

Perfect for fans of A Court of Thorns and Roses, Red Queen, and The Cruel Prince.


R. L. LaFevers (Robin Lorraine LaFevers) is an award-winning American children's book writer from California. She is the author of the Theodosia series and Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist series. R. L. La Fevers grew up in Los Angeles, California and now resides on a small ranch in Southern California with her husband, two sons, dog and cat. Grave Mercy is the first in the His Fair Assassin trilogy.


Like Hunger Games Ismae is a female assassin . . . A fantasy based on the rough contours of history . . . Game of Thrones-style.

New York Times

The first in a gripping new trilogy that will appeal to fans of The Hunger Games in particular. We love it.


A blooming romance…makes for a heady ferocious page-turner.

The School Librarian

Sweeps the reader up in a page-turning tale of clashing factions, dangerous ambitions and simmering romance… An original and sophisticated beginning to a worthy new YA series.

Books for Keeps

Gripping . . . A must for any fans of historical fiction.

We Love This Book

Full of mystery and political intrigue that had me turning the pages as fast as I could

Feeling Fictional

I loved how rich and detailed the story was.

Have Book Will Read Blog

One of the greatest love stories I have ever read.

Dark Readers

Exceptionally well written and beautifully executed.

Narratively Speaking

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