The King's Assassin (The King's Assassin #1)
by M.M. Brownlow (Goodreads Author)
Two Kingdoms United by Magic Will Need a Talented Assassin to Survive
The highly trained assassins of Evendell have a single, unyielding mission: defend the monarch of Bacovia--at any cost. It's the enduring product of an age-old pact, formed when Bacovia came to the smaller kingdom's aid militarily a long time ago. But neither party has ever faced the danger that now lurk...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published December 9th 2009 by Outskirts Press
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Jun 28, 2012 Susan Ashcraft rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
As the crowned King in Bacovia, it is up to Tarren to ensure that his son and heir, Eryk, be married and with his own heir before to much longer. As Eryk is already 25, it is long past time he settle down and start taking an interest in the kingdom. Erik has no interest in running the kingdom, at least not yet, and even less interest in finding a bride. He enjoys his hunting, games and a different lady to dance with every night. He and his father have been arguing for a week now and while it is...more
this is the first of a trilogy of books about Aislynn and Eryk. Eryk becomes the king and Aislynn is assigned to protect him. she is a trained assassin from a neighboring country that has an agreement with Eryk's land to provide high quality protection in return for trade agreements and protection from their enemies.