Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Grave Mercy is full of action, adventure and secrecy. The main character Ismae escapes an arranged marriage to become a trained assassin, a handmaiden to Death. She is trained by nuns at the St. Mortain convent under the guise of being a nun herself. In this new life Ismae finds freedom, traveling the world and learning new skills to become independent. Through her missions she meets Duval, someone she couldn’t stand at first but slowly starts to fall in love with as they work together. Ismae never thought she would fall in love and being with Duval compromises her new life in the convent. If you’re a fan of the Netflix show Warrior Nun or Graceling by Kristin Cashore you should give this book a try.

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