Houghton Mifflin 2012
17 year old Ismae has been blessed with a gift by St.Maron himself also known as death. Its a dangerous gift that he had given her. So in the first chapter she is in a arranged marriage when her husband finds out that she had a scar across her back so her husband goes and gets a priest to calen her. So when the pirst comes he helps her to get away where she can be safe and people who can help her. So she is sent to the sanctuary. So when she gets there they give her a choice either be the handmaiden to Death for go with another and be married off to someone else. So to make a new life she must now take lives of others. Now Ismae’s fist important assignment takes her to the high counts to Brittany. There she meets Gaviel Duval, a darkly mysterious who has been under a cloud of a suspicion. So now Ismea must make impossible choices she must make only a deadly games of love and intrigue. Now how can she deliver Death's vengeance as the handmaiden of Death she must do. But as Death Vengeances upon a target who against her will that person who has stolen her heart.
Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book