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The Boneless Mercies- April Genevieve Tucholke
Release Date: 4th October 2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
They called us the Mercies, or sometimes the Boneless Mercies. They said we were shadows, ghosts, and if you touched our skin we dissolved into smoke …
Frey, Ovie, Juniper, and Runa are Boneless Mercies – death-traders, hired to kill quickly, quietly and mercifully. It is a job for women, and women only. Men will not do this sad, dark work. Frey has no family, no home, no fortune, and yet her blood sings a song of glory. So when she hears of a monster slaughtering men, women, and children in a northern jarldom, she decides this is the Mercies’ one chance to change their fate.
But glory comes at a price …
I’ve read many a high rated review of this book, among the descriptions I kept seeing ‘feminist Beowulf’ and ‘strong female leads’. Yep, count me in!
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