Can’t Wait Wednesday - The Perfect Assassin by K. A. Doore

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, originally hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Since Jill is no longer hosting it, I'm joining Can’t Wait Wednesday movement over at Wishful Endings.

The Perfect Assassin by K. A. Doore
Expected publication: March 19, 2019 by Tor Books

A novice assassin is on the hunt for someone killing their own in K. A. Doore's The Perfect Assassin, a breakout high fantasy beginning the Chronicles of Ghadid series.

Divine justice is written in blood.

Or so Amastan has been taught. As a new assassin in the Basbowen family, he’s already having second thoughts about taking a life. A scarcity of contracts ends up being just what he needs.

Until, unexpectedly, Amastan finds the body of a very important drum chief. Until, impossibly, Basbowen’s finest start showing up dead, with their murderous jaan running wild in the dusty streets of Ghadid. Until, inevitably, Amastan is ordered to solve these murders, before the family gets blamed.

Every life has its price, but when the tables are turned, Amastan must find this perfect assassin or be their next target.

I nabbed a review copy of this a little while back. The cover is kind of plain, and the blurb rather simple, but early praise of "rooftop fights, frightening magic, and nonstop excitement and mystery" has it hooks in me.


  1. The premise of this one sounds interesting, I have this on my watch list and I'm keeping an eye on reviews for sure.

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

  2. I've got the ARC for this one as well. Kind of low-key though? But I sure love the setting and will get down to it, closer to release.


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