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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #43

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine and is where we can talk about books we are looking forward to being released!

Here are my picks for the week:

Ashes on the Waves
Liam MacGregor is cursed. Haunted by the wails of fantastical Bean Sidhes and labeled a demon by the villagers of Dòchas, Liam has accepted that things will never get better for him—until a wealthy heiress named Annabel Leighton arrives on the island and Liam’s fate is changed forever.

With Anna, Liam finally finds the happiness he has always been denied; but, the violent, mythical Otherworlders, who inhabit the island and the sea around it, have other plans. They make a wager on the couple’s love, testing its strength through a series of cruel obstacles. But the tragedies draw Liam and Anna even closer. Frustrated, the creatures put the couple through one last trial—and this time it’s not only their love that’s in danger of being destroyed.

Based on Edgar Allan Poe’s chilling poem Annabel Lee, Mary Lindsey creates a frighteningly beautiful gothic novel that glorifies the power of true love.
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Length: 387 pages
Expected Publication Date: July 2nd 2013 by Philomel/Penguin
Why I'm Waiting:
The cover is amazing the the premise of the novel sounds great. Plus it's based on one of my favourite poems by Edgar Allan Poe! I wish I didn't have to wait so long to read this one but I know as soon as I do get it I'll be reading it as quick as I can.
Rising Darkness (Game of Shadows, #1)
An all-new, darkly romantic paranormal saga, in which the fate of existence itself lay in the balance—and the key to victory may rest in the hands of two eternal lovers…

In the hospital ER where she works, Mary is used to chaos. But lately, every aspect of her life seems adrift. She’s feeling disconnected from herself. Voices appear in her head. And the vivid, disturbing dreams she’s had all her life are becoming more intense. Then she meets Michael. He’s handsome, enigmatic, and knows more than he can say. In his company, she slowly remembers the truth about herself…

Thousands of years ago, there were eight of them. The one called the Deceiver came to destroy the world, and the seven came to stop him. Reincarnated over and over, they carry on—and Mary finds herself drawn into the battle once again. And the more she learns, the more she realizes that Michael will go to any lengths to destroy the Deceiver.

Then she remembers who killed her during her last life, 900 years ago…Michael.
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Length: 304 Pages
Expected Publication Date: April 2nd 2013 by Berkley Sensation
Why I'm Waiting:
I've heard really good things about Thea Harrison's other series and while I'm probably going to give them a read before I get to this one this one sounds like it'll be a fantastic read. Plus I really like the cover :)
Now, what are YOU waiting for this Wednesday?



  1. Great picks both! Anything based on Edgar Allen Poe is a must read for me. I used to avidly read anything by him when I was younger.

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  2. The cover is eye-catching! I've never heard of this one. Thanks for passing it on.

  3. Ooh both of these look incredible. I'm definitely checing them out. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. GAH! I wasn't a huge fan of Thea Harrison's other series, but this one looks good! So I'm on board! YESSSHHHH!

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  5. Rising Darkness looks interesting - hope both picks are worth the wait.

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  6. Great picks! Hope you'll enjoy your read!
    Edgar Allan Poe is amazing! :)

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  7. These both sounds sooo good. I had Ashes on the Waves as my WoW pick a few weeks ago. I can't wait for it to be out.

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  8. Great picks! Thanks for stopping by!! I'm returning the follow! :)

  9. Ashes on the Waves sounds awesome!

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  10. I haven't heard of either of those, but they both sound great!! Nice picks!

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  11. Oh wow Ashes on the Waves looks fantastic! I don't recall that specific Poe poem, but I do love his works. I'll have to look out for it!

  12. I am so excited for Ashes on the Waves. I loved Lindsey's first book so I have high expectations for this second book!

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