DARK TRIUMPH By Robin LaFevers Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Paperback: Hardcover: (Original. Sybella’s duty as Death’s assassin in 15th-century France forces her return home to the personal hell that she had finally escaped. Love and romance, history. An assassin with a will of steel fights her way through deadly palace deceptions, sickening sexual servitude and baffling assignments from her.

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Dark Triumph had a brilliant story.

Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers Review | Kate Tilton, Connecting Authors & Readers

When Sybella receives orders to free a prisoner in the dungeons, the revered Beast, she resolves to exact her revenge on her father at last, all while freeing his most valued prisoner. I still fell head over heels for this guy.

But along with the action were some holy mother of all twists that I did not see coming for the life of me. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Since Beast is legendary darl much needed to fight the people who are against the duchess, Sybella receives orders from the convent of St.

Oct 29, Gail Carriger rated it really liked it Shelves: View all 9 comments. This book gobin place after the final battle in Grave Mercy. But when the convent return her back to the one place she hates – her family’s home, it’s there Sybella finds an unexpected ally and starts questioning all she’s been trained to do.

In the first book, Sybella shows up at the doorstep of convent St.


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Not all the things he did can be justified, but he did redeemed himself just a tiny,tiny bit by the ending. Sybella and Beast’s relationship starts off slowly but you can see from the start something is there.

View all 10 comments. If you were in the camp of readers who thought LaFevers pulled some punches in the first book, then I urge you to give this installment a try, because it is much darker and more unique. That man is known as Beast and is known and loved throughout the region. Perfection no longer holds any appeal for me.


I don’t think you can help but feel strongly for her. She’s determined to achieve her goals for the greater good and will do whatever it takes to get the job done. Dark Triumph does not fall victim to middle book syndrome and even surpasses Grave Mercy.

And let me let you, this girl has been put through the ringer a few times in her life. Sybella is one of St. The blend of action, intrigue, history, and romance was wonderful. I could be wrong though, since I’m just guessing. I was hoping that Dark Triumph would become available in the UK as well but so far, I’ve not seen it and this was the reason for not reading this sooner.

I’m looking forward to book 3, but it’s going to be anticlimactic given how epic this book is. Her past was by far one of the most awful I’ve ever read in a book. I loved his carefree being in Lafeverx Mercy and to see him in this is wonderful. If I’d found myself saying that last year, I would have been sorely surprised, but at this point, I am ready for more pleasant lfaevers to come my way.


Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2) by Robin LaFevers

View all 11 comments. A copy of this story was provided by the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in exchange for an honest review.

This is the website for my YA books about assassin nuns in medieval France. As it is, I must warn you here that the story deals dadk difficult issues, including sexual violence and incest, and several kind of abuse.

Please don’t underestimate readers. Realistic details of 15th-century Breton life abound, providing an overall clear and accurate picture of the times.

And if you thought that Grave Mercy was a little rovin slow or missing some alfevers scenes,then don’t fear, this book definitely delivers it and so much more! She’s so strong and kind and good and badass and a proper assassin. While the other men in Sybella’s life mold her into what they want, Beast accepts Sybella as she is with her assassin skills, dark past, and treachery.

In a way they save one another and become even lafevera together. Mortain since they brought her back from the brink of madness, taking her in at fourteen and training her for special assignments. The book kept moving forwardyou know? The ending was sweet, lovely, and also funny.