In the underground world of assassins, there is a sect that believes in using dark magic to predict their victims’ movements. When Celine, a young and ambitious member of the order, discovers she has the Sight, she must decide whether to use her powers for good or evil. But with increasing pressure from her superiors to take out high-profile targets, will Celine have time for moral deliberation? Or will death find her before she can choose a side?
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in mystery, thriller and suspense books. It tells the story of Celine, a young assassin who discovers she has the Sight – the ability to see into the future. She must decide whether to use her powers for good or evil, but with increasing pressure from her superiors to take out high-profile targets, will she have time for moral deliberation?
- The plot is well-constructed and suspenseful
- The characters are intriguing and multi-dimensional
- The writing is evocative and atmospheric
- The plot is very convoluted and hard to follow
- The characters are undeveloped and uninteresting
- It’s full of graphic violence that doesn’t add anything to the story
Learn more about the author
Renée des Lauriers is a novelist and freelance writer. Her work has been featured in several magazines, including Canadian Living and Quill & Quire, and she is the recipient of an Arts Council grant for screenwriting. She lives in Toronto with her husband and son. Assassin’s Order is her first novel.
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