I'd do nothing but reading if I could (ok, maybe eat some great food, buy some fancy shoes between two books...oh, and spend some quality time with the gorgeous guy I married while I am on reading-break anyway...)
This was short and boring.
The male hero was vastly uninteresting, and the female was supposed to be a kick-ass revenge-seeking Asian chick.
She came across as vastly stupid and incompetent. Her plan for revenge was so incredibly badly thought out.
And just one thing: Being a chemist who can mix poisons might be nice as a sideline, but for being a true assassin, it might be convenient to have some other strengths at your disposal.
*shaking my head*