The Assassins of Tamurin is on my top ten favorite adult books for young adults list. I read this Asian-influenced fantasy for the first time nearly 15 years ago, and I have probably read it at least that many times since. The Canadian author made me fall in love with the characters, even the characters I think I hate. Everyone in this fantasy fiction is detailed, alive, and real.
This culturally diverse book has an engaging story line and a lovable strong female lead character. When I re-read this I thought it was too good to be a first effort; the story flows along