Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury {60}

Title: The Sin Eater's Daughter
Author: Melinda Salisbury
Release date: February 24, 2015
A startling, seductive, deliciously dark debut that will shatter your definition of YA fantasy.

16-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she's engaged to the prince, no one speaks to her. No one even looks at her. Because Twylla isn't a member of the court. She's the executioner.

As the goddess-embodied, Twylla kills with a single touch. So each week, she's taken to the prison and forced to lay her hands on those accused of treason. No one will ever love her. Who could care for a girl with murder in her veins? Even the prince, whose royal blood supposedly makes him immune to her touch, avoids her.

But then a new guard arrives, a boy whose playful 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 a treasonous romance is the least of Twylla's problems. The queen has a plan to destroy her enemies-a plan that requires an unthinkable sacrifice. Will Twylla do what it takes to protect her kingdom? Or will she abandon her duty in favor of a doomed love?
I just saw this one on Becky's WoW last week and couldn't resist featuring it immediately! That cover is just fantastic, but it sounds so good too! I CAN'T WAIT.

So what are you guys waiting on this week? :)

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