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The Deadly Rose, An Assassin's Tale (La…

The Deadly Rose, An Assassin's Tale (La Rose) (Volume 1)

by J. M. Lominy

Series: La Rose (1)

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From the beginning of this strongly, creative tale, I've been out of breath from running and hiding on different Haitian nights. This is not a tale for the timid. There is violence. Usually, I would have walked away from such a book. This novel is impossible to walk away from even if you are afraid of machetes and blood. J.M. Lominy definitely is a wonderful storyteller. This novel could very well be a movie. It's about Grimo and the people who are his enemies or his friends. Grimo is a Champion Soccer player in Haiti.

The story begins with the assassination of a senator. From there on out the novel is filled with revenge and other hot emotions. There are surprises in the novel. I was quite surprised to learn about Grimo's love life. This love story could make a book in itself. What might happen if a parent chooses to decide whom their son or daughter will love?

Anyway, when Grimo wears a red bandanna, ties his black pants to the ankles and paints his face black it is time to take a deep breath and hold on tight because you're in for the ride of your life. I really enjoyed The Deadly Rose. By the way, Grimo leaves a rose as his calling card. If there is such a thing, he's a very intelligent, very patient, very creative and very quiet assassin. When I say creative, I'm thinking of the night he dropped a loaded bee hive in a car of men who weren't on his side. Another time he murdered over four guards without making a sound while going up to the main bedroom of the house. It's an amazing story filled with family love, friendship and Politics.. ( )
  Tea58 | Oct 10, 2014 |
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Pierre-André François is handsome, intelligent, and the greatest soccer player in Haitian history. He also has a well-kept secret; he is an assassin. In fact, Pierre-André François is the vile and feared Haitian assassin known as The Little Rose. Like a skilled painter, he kills with style and finesse, bringing death in broad purposeful strokes and sweeps of red. Signing each piece of work with a fragrant red rose.

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