Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating. 

The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury
Release Date: February 24, 2015

I saw this book on a WoW post last week and thought it sounded really interesting.  The cover has a creepy feel, but throw in a prince and I was hooked. 

The Sin Eater's Daughter (The Sin Eater's Daughter, #1)Goodreads Overview: 

Seventeen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she’s engaged to the prince, Twylla isn’t exactly a member of the court.

She’s the executioner.

As the Goddess embodied, Twylla instantly kills anyone she touches. Each month she’s taken to the prison and forced to lay her hands on those accused of treason. No one will ever love a girl with murder in her veins. Even the prince, whose royal blood supposedly makes him immune to Twylla’s fatal touch, avoids her company.

But then a new guard arrives, a boy whose easy smile belies his deadly swordsmanship. And unlike the others, he’s able to look past Twylla’s executioner robes and see the girl, not the Goddess. Yet Twylla’s been promised to the prince, and knows what happens to people who cross the queen.

However, a treasonous secret is the least of Twylla’s problems. The queen has a plan to destroy her enemies, a plan that requires a stomach-churning, unthinkable sacrifice. Will Twylla do what it takes to protect her kingdom? Or will she abandon her duty in favor of a doomed love?

5 comments:

  1. This looks like an interesting book to read, I guess I should add it to my to-be-read list then. Great choice by the way.
    My Waiting On Wednesday!

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  2. I am desperately waiting for this book!
    I think it has ALOT of potential, hopefully it doesn't let us down.
    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog earlier =)
    Hope you are having a great day
    Ashley
    http://bookstothetea.blogspot.com/2015/01/waiting-on-wednesday_21.html#gpluscomments

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  3. Ooh great pick!! I want to read this one, too!!

    Thanks for stopping by My WoW

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  4. I am hardcore excited for this one! I cannot wait to get my hands on it!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

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  5. I've heard of this book but I've never really looked at it or read the synopsis. Now having the chance to read it, it sounds AWESOME. I'm definitely adding this to my TBR list. Thanks for that, Jacque.

    Also, thanks for stopping by my post.

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