The Impossible Contract by K. A. Doore audiobook

The Impossible Contract: Book 2 in the Chronicles of Ghadid

By K. A. Doore
Read by Suehyla El-Attar

Macmillan Audio 9780765398574

The Chronicles of Ghadid: Book 2

12.74 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781250243638

The Impossible Contract is the second audiobook in K. A. Doore's high fantasy adventure series the Chronicles of Ghadid, where a determined assassin travels to the heart of the Empire in pursuit of a powerful mark, for fans of Robin Hobb, Sarah J. Maas, and S. A. Chakraborty An assassin’s reputation can mean life or death. This holds especially true for Thana Basbowen, daughter of the legendary Serpent, who rules over Ghadid’s secret clan of assassins. When a top-tier contract drops in her lap — death orders against foreign ambassador Heru Sametket — Thana seizes the opportunity. Yet she may be in over her head. Heru wields blasphemous powers against his enemies, and Thana isn’t the only person after his life: even the undead pursue him, leaving behind a trail of horror. Her mission leads her on a journey to the heart of a power-hungry empire, where dangers lurk around every corner. Her only ally is Mo, a determined healer set to protect Ghadid any way she can. As further occult secrets are unleashed, however, the aftermath of this impossible contract may be more than anyone can handle. The Chronicles of Ghadid #1: The Perfect Assassin #2: The Impossible Contract #3: The Unconquered City

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Summary

Summary

The Impossible Contract is the second audiobook in K. A. Doore's high fantasy adventure series the Chronicles of Ghadid, where a determined assassin travels to the heart of the Empire in pursuit of a powerful mark, for fans of Robin Hobb, Sarah J. Maas, and S. A. Chakraborty

An assassin’s reputation can mean life or death.

This holds especially true for Thana Basbowen, daughter of the legendary Serpent, who rules over Ghadid’s secret clan of assassins. When a top-tier contract drops in her lap — death orders against foreign ambassador Heru Sametket — Thana seizes the opportunity.

Yet she may be in over her head. Heru wields blasphemous powers against his enemies, and Thana isn’t the only person after his life: even the undead pursue him, leaving behind a trail of horror. Her mission leads her on a journey to the heart of a power-hungry empire, where dangers lurk around every corner. Her only ally is Mo, a determined healer set to protect Ghadid any way she can.

As further occult secrets are unleashed, however, the aftermath of this impossible contract may be more than anyone can handle.

The Chronicles of Ghadid
#1: The Perfect Assassin
#2: The Impossible Contract
#3: The Unconquered City

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A bold, original adventure set in a world of enthralling beauty. The Perfect Assassin shimmers with mystery and romance, and with characters whose courage and charisma brighten every page. Ausma Zehanat Khan, author of The Bloodprint
Fascinating world building with all the mystery and appeal of the One Thousand and One Nights. Duncan M. Hamilton, author of the Wolf of the North series
Set in a world of believable richness, The Perfect Assassin combines a suspenseful plot with a memorable cast of characters, and an assassin protagonist who is compelled to make hard choices. Ilana C. Myer, author of Last Song Before Night and Fire Dance
In a high-flung desert city, a reluctant assassin's choices threaten his family's way of life, those he loves, and, worst of all, the spirits of the dead. Amastan Basbowen's options are all dangerous, but he must move forward. The ensuing intrigue forms the core of a highly exciting adventure. Fran Wilde, Hugo and Nebula nominated, Andre Norton Award winning author of Updraft
The Perfect Assassin is one of those rare books that manages to be both thrilling and tender. It's full of rooftop fights, frightening magic, and nonstop excitement and mystery, while at the same time it's a thought-provoking exploration of what it means to be a monster and the power of love and forgiveness. I absolutely loved it from start to finish! Sarah Beth Durst, award-winning author of The Queens of Renthia series
K. A. Doore has crafted a thrilling and poignant tale on the costs of loyalty. In the city of Ghadid, ideas of justice and family battle and braid themselves around each other in action-packed fashion. Part murder mystery, part family saga, part coming-of-age chronicle, The Perfect Assassin intrigues and excites in equal measure. Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Beasts Made of Night
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Author Bio: K. A. Doore

Author Bio: K. A. Doore

K.A. Doore got a degree in Classics, and then bounced around doing a variety things, including fixing bicycles, keeping chickens, weightlifting, photographing saguaros, and went on long, dry hikes in the desert. She now lives in Michigan with her wife and daughter, two cats, and no ghost—yet. The Assassins of Ghadid is her trilogy debut, with the first volume to be published in 2019.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 12.74
Audience: Adult
Language: English