A warring crime family hires an assassin to take out the crime boss of another family. You follow the assassin as he closes in on his mark while at the same time you start to see the human side of his character and you wonder what made him this way.
Witness the events that steal the innocence of a child, a child who befriends the assassin. Finally, be there when both meet once again twenty years later on opposite sides of the law. Readers have stated that they simply couldn’t put the book down. In the Heart of an Assassin, Tony Bertot left the readers wanting more as the characters came to life with the turn of each page. Then he captivated us further with a prequel to his first book;
The Birth of an Assassin, is enticing, hooking the reader right from the get-go. It only takes one moment to transform an individual, but Theo Gresco has been front and center in two such occasions resulting in lost innocence. They say that for everything that happens there is a reason.
That cannot be truer than when Theo undergoes his transformation from an innocent child to a deadly and calculating assassin. The novel revolves around the rise of the Giordano and Costellino crime families.