Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Waiting on The Sin Eater's Daughter

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

The Sin Eater's Daughter (The Sin Eater's Daughter, # 1)

By: Melinda Salisbury

Expected Publication: February 24th 2015 by Scholastic Press

336 pages

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

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Goodreads description--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?

How awesome is that cover? What are you waiting on this week? Let me know!


  1. What a gorgeous cover, and the blurb makes me want to know more. Thanks for sharing...and enjoy.

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  2. Gorgeous cover! I like the idea of her being an executioner, not a kick-butt assassin, as is in vogue now. A different storyline and good blurb, I'm in!

  3. This sounds really intriguing. I hope you enjoy reading it.

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  4. I just love the cover of this one, and the synopsis sounds really good too! Great pick!

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