Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.
The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman
Hardcover: 496 pages
Publication date: January 31st 2017
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
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June 1812. Just weeks after her catastrophic coming-out ball, Lady Helen Wrexhall—now disowned by her uncle—is a full member of the demon-hunting Dark Days Club. Her mentor, Lord Carlston, has arranged for Helen and her maid, Darby, to spend the summer season in Bristol, where Helen can sharpen her Reclaimer powers. Then the long-term effects of Carlston’s Reclaimer work take hold, and his sanity begins to slip. At the same time, Carlston’s Dark Days Club colleague and nemesis will stop at nothing to bring Helen over to his side—and the Duke of Selburn is determined to marry her. The stakes are ever higher for Helen, and her decision will truly change the world…
I really enjoyed The Dark Days Club (my review HERE!) so I’m definitely excited for more Helen! I’m not sure how I feel about this cover yet…though she does look pretty badass.
The Rebel of Clan Kincaid by Lily Blackwood
Paperback: 291 pages
Publication date: December 6th 2016
Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks
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LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD
Since childhood, Magnus has been led to believe he is the Laird Alwyn’s bastard, and raised to hate the Clan Kincaid. But when he learns he is without a doubt the son of the murdered Laird Kincaid, his life as he has always known it is shattered. Now, hiding his knowledge and his fury, he returns to Burnbryde Castle, awaiting the chance to strike against the man whose treachery robbed him of his legacy. His first act of rebellion: to steal a kiss from the redheaded beauty who’s betrothed to the Alwyn’s eldest son and heir.
Since her arrival at Burnbryde, Tara Iverach has been confined to a tower to guard her virtue before she marries. But after a surprise embrace with a lean, bare-chested Highlander who claims to be the Alwyn’s oldest son, she can’t contain her excitement over her good fate. Unfortunately, he is the wrong eldest son, and she is set to marry his cruel and lecherous half brother, Hugh. Can Magnus conquer his rivals and claim his Kincaid destiny before the woman who’s captured his heart becomes his sworn enemy’s bride?
Book two in the Highland Warrior series! I enjoyed The Beast of Clan Kincaid and I was definitely intrigued by Magnus, so looking forward to reading his story and how the rest of the bigger arc story will play out!
Also, St. Martin’s Press was nice enough to give me a copy of The Rebel of Clan Kincaid to give away to one lucky reader! So if you’re excited for this book too, enter to win your copy!
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