Meet Celaena Sardothien.
Destined for greatness.
In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake. She got caught.
Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice. Celaena must represent the prince in a to-the-death tournament—fighting the most gifted thieves and assassins in the land. Live or die, Celaena will be free. Win or lose, she is about to discover her true destiny. But will her assassin’s heart be melted?
Throne of Glass [The Book Depository] is a great adventure. Sarah J. Maas delivers a masterpiece of fantasy and suspense. While meeting one of the best female heroes of all times, we get to enter into a world were magic has been baned. There's an evil King who wants it all, and an Assassin who wants to survive another day. Celeana, Adarlan's assassin, happens to have a conscience. Continue reading.