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Chance Assassin: A Story of Love, Luck, and Murder

Chance Assassin: A Story of Love, Luck, and Murder - Nicole Castle

I have to calm me down first.
I can't remember when I was THAT pissed off last time after finishing a book!


The last 15% ruined the whole book for me.
It was 5 awesome stars to 85% and 1,5 WTF-stars for the last 15%.
I can't believe it!!! VERY VERY PITY.

Let me talk about the first 85%.

Unusual love story. LOVE IT.
Unusual main characters. LOVE IT.
Unusual writing. LOVE IT.

All this together was a real page turner and made an excellent thrilling read for me. An addictive and totally crazy mixture out of Natural born killers and Léon: The Professional.

The last 15%...
The good news: HEA.
The bad news: it was simply BAD.
Without any logic and without any sense.
An appearance of some new characters that I didn't really understand, that I didn't like and didn't feel.
I am not against the HEA, I am a big fan of the HEA. But if it made at the expense of the plot, the characters, all possible sanity, sense and credibility I don't need it.
An international super assassin Frank turns into a well-behaved ordinary citizen?! I can't buy it, sorry.
Simply strange. Not in a good meaning.
Have I said already that I am pissed off?! I AM!!

Still I would highly recommend this unusual debut novel.
Because 85% of the book was simply ingenious and this 85% belongs to the top 10 of the year 2013 for me.