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Grave Mercy - Robin LaFevers In this book, Robin LaFevers takes a fascinating historical figure -- Anne of Brittany -- and uses the very real intrigue surrounding Anne's betrothal and first marriage to ground the imagined parts of her story.If you are new to historical fiction, this book might seem like slow going at first, even with the assassin-nun training and such. Robin LaFevers slowly and patiently weaves a web of tension and conflict that always kept my attention, but eventually had me flipping the pages like crazy. I found the last third of the book to be unbearably suspenseful and surprisingly poignant. Full Review on my Blog