A teenage assassin kills with a single kiss until she is ordered to kill the one boy she loves. This commercial YA fantasy is romantic and addictive—like a poison kiss—and will thrill fans of Sarah J. Maas and Victoria Aveyard.
Marinda has kissed dozens of boys. They all die afterward. It’s a miserable life, but being a visha kanya—a poison maiden—is what she was created to do. Marinda serves the Raja by dispatching his enemies with only her lips as a weapon.
Until now, the men she was ordered to kiss have been strangers, enemies of the kingdom. Then she receives orders to kiss Deven, a boy she knows too well to be convinced he needs to die. She begins to question who she’s really working for. And that is a thread that, once pulled, will unravel more than she can afford to lose.
This rich, surprising, and accessible debut is based in Indian folklore and delivers a story that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
Marinda is a born killer, trained to immune to poisons and she has a deadly kiss. After years of killing Marinda wants more to life and leaves the assassin world all together with her brother. The only normal she has going is working at her favorite book shop and hanging with her sick brother. When Daven walks into her life one day at her book store, everything changes. Her next mark turns is the boy she has feelings for her. Can Marinda give him the kiss of death? Also why was Daven on the list in first place? What secrets does he hide and who he working for? So much is happening in the book and who don’t know who to trust anymore. In the end Are you willing to get a poison kiss to read this book? I am hoping for a book two soon and enjoy more of Marinda life and how it will all end for her. Hope good things happen for own little assassin. So Happy Reading!