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The Innocent Assassins by Pema Donyo

The Innocent Assassins by Pema DonyoThe Innocent Assassins by Pema Donyo
Release Date: 14th June, 2014
Publisher: Astraea Press
Source: Author
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Rating: one-star

There are three rules to staying an assassin at the corporation of Covert Operatives: (1) your parents must be deceased, (2) your contracts must remain confidential, and (3) you must be under the age of eighteen.

After a murder mission goes awry a month before her eighteenth birthday, Covert Operatives assassin Jane Lu finds herself caught by the federal government and forced to spy for the CIA while remaining in Covert Operatives. Once her spying mission is over she will be allowed to live a civilian life without facing criminal consequences, a life she's only dreamed of having.

As Jane leaks information to the CIA, she uncovers secrets with enough power to both destroy Covert Operatives and her own boyfriend, Adrian King, who's next in line to be CEO of the company. When her identity as a double agent for the CIA is discovered within Covert Operatives, she must decide where her allegiance, and her heart, truly lies.

This book was bad, just really, really bad. Like so bad I didn’t even make it to the halfway point before I started skimming. I was honestly tempted to DNF, and that might have been the better decision rather than seeing this book through to the predictably terrible end.

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