The Perfect Assassin by K. A. Doore

Author K. A. Door
Title The Perfect Assassin
Series The Chronicles of Ghadid #1
Genre high fantasy
Number of pages 352
Published March 19th, 2019 by Tor Books

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A novice assassin is on the hunt for someone killing their own in K. A. Doore's The Perfect Assassin, a breakout high fantasy beginning the Chronicles of Ghadid series.

Divine justice is written in blood.

Or so Amastan has been taught. As a new assassin in the Basbowen family, he’s already having second thoughts about taking a life. A scarcity of contracts ends up being just what he needs.

Until, unexpectedly, Amastan finds the body of a very important drum chief. Until, impossibly, Basbowen’s finest start showing up dead, with their murderous jaan running wild in the dusty streets of Ghadid. Until, inevitably, Amastan is ordered to solve these murders, before the family gets blamed.

Every life has its price, but when the tables are turned, Amastan must find this perfect assassin or be their next target.


There is such a thing as book chemistry. And when you like the book, sometimes it happens that you just don't love it, through no fault of the story. That happened to me when reading The Perfect Assassin. 

The world described is very rich and well developed. And the storyline is very interesting, whoever it's just not the right fit for me.

Happy reading,

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