The Outcast Blade (Act Two of The Assassini)

By: Jon Courtenay Grimwood Published: March 26, 2012 Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Series: Vampire Assassini Trilogy Series Genre: Science fiction & fantasy Titillating, gut wrenching and completely enthralling, after all who doesn’t love a book about corruption, politics, love and treason in good old Venice? Those key aspects were what I loved about this novel. Set in Venice and the 15th century you have … Continue reading The Outcast Blade (Act Two of The Assassini)

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The Fallen Blade (Act 1 of the Assassini Trilogy)

Brilliant book! I was captivated from the first page. This novel is the first of three novels set in an alternative early-15th century in a Venice where Marco Polo’s family have been hereditary dukes for five generations and the Mongol emperor, Tamberlaine, has conquered China, making him the most powerful ruler in the world. The book features Tycho, fallen angel and assassin, who stronger and … Continue reading The Fallen Blade (Act 1 of the Assassini Trilogy)