Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Mercenary (Little Death Bringer, #1)” as Want to Read:
Mercenary (Little Death Bringer, #1)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Mercenary (Little Death Bringer Series #1)

by
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Being raised by the King and Queen of the Elves has given Marin quite a varied background. But the one thing she desperately wants is to be the first girl to graduate Macon Academy to be a mercenary. Just when she thinks the goal is within reach, a kidnapping attempt puts those around her in fear. Why would someone want to kidnap her? And what is this fire building within ...more
184 pages
Published January 17th 2012 (first published January 14th 2012)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Mercenary, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Mercenary

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 337)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Jamie
Mercenary is a non-stop action fantasy. There are laugh out loud moments, and a tiny bit of romance. I really loved this new elves series. This book kept me up late reading into the night, I just didn't want to put it down.

Marin is a human who has been living with the elves in the royal castle since she was four years old when the king found her by the side of the road. Her "mother" the queen has been trying to teach her to be a proper lady, while her "father" the king just wants her to be happ
...more
Kirsty (Amethyst Bookwyrm)
This and my other reviews can be found at http://amethystbookwyrm.blogspot.co.uk/

Marin is the adopted daughter of the King and Queen of the Elves and while her mother wants her to be a Lady, all she wants to do is be the first girls to graduate from the Macon Academy to become a mercenary. When Marin and her best friend Favian are ambushed on their way back to school, they realise that someone wants to kidnap Marin. With the threat of being kidnaped she has to also deal with her growing feeling
...more
Katelyn
Jul 19, 2013 Katelyn rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: own

I have to say that I can make it official that I'm a fan of Banks' writing. It turns out it wasn't just her Artemis Lupine series that captivated me, but this one as well. Banks puts a ton of action and suspense into her story lines, while also making room for just the right amount of character development and squeezing in the perfect details exactly where you'd want them.

She brings fun friendships to the table with her characters and sweet amounts of romance or at least the hints or beginnings
...more
Jackie (No Bent Spines)
*Author Gifted*

Dahling...that was simply wonderful! (but had quite a few grammar mistakes)
Erin
In progress...
Ashley
Ashley marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2015
Loisa
Loisa added it
Jun 11, 2015
Summer
Summer marked it as to-read
May 20, 2015
Lineah
Lineah marked it as to-read
May 20, 2015
HackrJJ
HackrJJ marked it as to-read
May 14, 2015
Catherine Johnson
Catherine Johnson marked it as to-read
May 06, 2015
Penney Nile
Penney Nile marked it as to-read
May 04, 2015
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2015
Gitte
Gitte marked it as to-read
Apr 07, 2015
Taylor Kellam
Taylor Kellam marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2015
Zeal
Zeal marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2015
Mariela
Mariela marked it as to-read
Feb 11, 2015
A-rose
A-rose marked it as to-read
Feb 08, 2015
Brheona Haswell
Brheona Haswell marked it as to-read
Feb 06, 2015
Siddhu0808
Siddhu0808 marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2015
Aino
Aino marked it as to-read
Dec 26, 2014
Coyora Dokusho
Coyora Dokusho is currently reading it
Dec 18, 2014
Liz
Liz marked it as to-read
Dec 05, 2014
Kaitlyn Wood
Kaitlyn Wood marked it as to-read
Nov 23, 2014
Erin
Erin marked it as to-read
Oct 18, 2014
Melissa
Melissa marked it as to-read
Sep 30, 2014
noemi
noemi marked it as to-read
Sep 29, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 next »
topics  posts  views  last activity   
Q&A with Cath...: Mercenary 1 2 Jul 16, 2012 02:39PM  
  • When Fully Fused (Schasm #3)
  • What Once Was One (The Passage of Hellsfire, #2)
  • Familiar
  • The Vampire Underground (Grisly High #1)
  • Escape from Witchwood Hollow
  • Wildflower (Wildflower, #1)
  • The Turning Tides (Marina's Tales, #4)
  • Destruction from Twins (Lor Mandela, #1)
  • Amber Passion (The Enchanters, #3)
  • The Buried Covenant
  • Billy Purgatory: I Am the Devil Bird
  • Through the Portal (Through the Portal, #1)
  • Transcendent: Tales of the Paranormal
  • Bait (Order of the Spirit Realm #1)
  • Descendants (The Descendants Saga, #1)
  • A Shadow's Light (The Shadow Series, #2)
  • Damaged: Natalie's Story
  • The Advice Girl (Dalara, #1)
2134487
Catherine Banks is the author of the Artemis Lupine Series, Little Death Bringer Series, Ciara Steele Novella Series, and the novel Daughter of Lions. She began writing fiction stories when she was only four years old and finished her first full length novel at the age of fifteen. Catherine is a Northern California native and has lived within a twenty mile radius her entire life. She plans to trav ...more
More about Catherine Banks...

Other Books in the Series

Little Death Bringer Series (2 books)
  • Protector (Little Death Bringer, #2)
Song of the Moon (Artemis Lupine, #1) Kiss of a Star (Artemis Lupine, #2) Healed by Fire (Artemis Lupine, #3) Taming Darkness (Artemis Lupine, #4) True Faces (Ciara Steele Novella Series, #1)

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »