Grave Mercy is undoubtedly one of the best historical fantasies I have ever read! It is a perfect blend of magic, mystery, romance and twisty plot dev..Show More »elopments. Beautiful writings seem to come so effortlessly for Robin LaFevers. It’s impossible not to fall under the spell of the fascinating world she has created.
The heroine, Ismae, is a killer nun to put it quite literally. She is strong, believable, intelligent and lacks the annoying qualities I find in so many female protagonists. The plot is fast-paced and thrilling that it had me holding my breath until the very end. Grave Mercy left me feeling giddy and satisfied. I can’t wait for the second book, Dark Triumph, to come out!