Calaena is a beautiful and charming young lady who also happens to be the most feared assassin in her world. When she is captured and sent to a prison labor camp, Calaena fears that her life has come to an end. But the Prince of the kingdom unexpectedly comes to rescue her from her prison with one requirement: Calaena must battle the fiercest men in the land to win the right to be the King’s Champion. She agrees to this task, and the next year of her life is a whirlwind of danger, new friends, romance, magic, and mystery.
Throne of Glass stands out because Calaena is such a dangerous yet compassionate character who is always in the midst of risky situations. This is a quick, fun read for readers who love a strong and witty female lead character.