By Sarah J. Maas
She is the best murderer her global has ever known.
But the place will her sense of right and wrong, and her middle, lead her?
After a yr of difficult hard work within the Salt Mines of Endovier, eighteen-year-old murderer Celaena Sardothien has received the king's contest to turn into the recent royal murderer. but Celaena is way from dependable to the crown – a mystery she hides from even her such a lot intimate confidantes.Keeping up the lethal charade—while pretending to do the king's bidding—will try her in scary new methods, particularly while she's given a job that may jeopardize every thing she's come to take care of. And there are way more risky forces collecting at the horizon -- forces that threaten to ruin her whole international, and should definitely strength Celaena to select. the place do the assassin’s loyalties lie, and who's she prepared to struggle for?
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She then promptly dug her nails into Chaol’s thick winter tunic and hissed, “This is the part where you shut your mouth and pretend to be a woolen-headed bit of decoration. ” His returning pinch told her that he was really going to make her sweat her the next time they were in the training room. She grinned. After finding a spot just below the steps that led up to the double doors, Celaena glanced at her pocket watch. Archer had begun dining at two, and usually the meal was over within ninety minutes, which meant he’d be leaving any second now… She made a good show of pretending to rummage through her small coin purse, and Chaol, mercifully, kept quiet, observing the crowd around them—as if these fancy women might attack them at any moment.
Yes, she’d most definitely be running if Chaol looked at her like that. Dorian understood the look, too, and gave a deliberate chuckle. But before the prince could speak, Roland studied her a bit more, a tad too intently. “Perhaps you and I shall get to work with each other a bit, Lillian. indd 26 4/2/13 9:06 AM crown of midnight She wouldn’t mind working with him—but not in the way Roland meant. Her way would include a dagger, a shovel, and an unmarked grave. As if he could read her thoughts, Chaol put a guiding hand on her back.
He smiled too much—and too smoothly. ” Chaol’s eyes snapped to Dorian, who gave a shrug of confirmation. ” Chaol smiled—if you could call it that. It was more a flash of teeth. Yes, she’d most definitely be running if Chaol looked at her like that. Dorian understood the look, too, and gave a deliberate chuckle. But before the prince could speak, Roland studied her a bit more, a tad too intently. “Perhaps you and I shall get to work with each other a bit, Lillian. indd 26 4/2/13 9:06 AM crown of midnight She wouldn’t mind working with him—but not in the way Roland meant.