“Waiting” on Wednesday: The Kiss of Deception

Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.

The Kiss of Deception - Mary PearsonThe Kiss of Deception by Mary E Pearson

Hardcover: 396 pages
Publication date: July 15th 2014
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co
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In this timeless new trilogy about love and sacrifice, a princess must find her place in a reborn world.

In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia’s life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered gift of sight—but she doesn’t—and she knows her parents are perpetrating a sham when they arrange her marriage to secure an alliance with a neighboring kingdom—to a prince she has never met.

On the morning of her wedding, Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, hopeful when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive—and unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assasin sent to kill her. Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets—even as she finds herself falling in love.

There’s rumours that the love triangle isn’t that bad! I’ll take it!

Despite the sounds of the love triangle (who do you pick? Jilted Prince or Assassin!?) & the fact that it’s the first in a series, the book definitely sounds too interesting to pass up. Hopefully it’s as good as it sounds! I’m so happy that I got an eARC! Thanks Henry Holt and Co!

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Author: Cyn

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0 Replies to ““Waiting” on Wednesday: The Kiss of Deception”

  1. I like the sound of it…gorgeous cover, too. Here’s MY WOW PICK – “THE COLLECTOR”

    1. I’m a fan of the cover, too!

  2. I got an eARC of this and I am so so excited to read it! I’ve been seeing bloggers everywhere getting ARCs but I am just excited to get my hands on this book because it sounds really intriguing!

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    1. I know what you mean! I hope we both love it!

  3. Loving the cover and it sounds so intriguing. I keep seeing it around the blogs and it’s definitely on my wish list. Thanks for sharing!

    Jenn @ Tale of Two Doxies

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    1. A good combination of intriguing plot and pretty cover, how can anyone resist, right? 😉

  4. I’m not fond of love triangles, but the story does sound intriguing-adding it to my tbr list 🙂

    1. I’m not the hugest fan of love triangle either, but a good plot can make me forget about it ;). Yay!

  5. This is the first i’m hearing about this book but i’m loving it *adds to tbr* Great pick, Cyn!

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    Xoxo. Alexis @ Lexi Swoons

    1. Oh yay! Glad I could share something new with you! Thanks Alexis (:

  6. This is not my genre but I am willing to give it a try!

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  7. Ohhhh! The love triangle isn’t that bad? YES. Though as long as I like the characters, I’m not too bothered with love triangles. And it sounds too good, anyway. 😉

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    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  8. I like the idea of fantasy more than the reality of it, but this does sound really good.

  9. The cover is gorgeous and the synopsis has me curious!

  10. This one is on my list as well. Can’t wait to read it! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

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  11. This sounds interesting. Love triangles don’t bother me. People act like you can’t have feelings for more than one person at a time.

  12. I hope you love this! I debated snagging this, but I just cannot start another series. If the reviews are awesome I might give it a shot–so I’ll be on the lookout for yours. I do love that cover, though.

  13. Oh wow, this sounds totally awesome! I may be alone in this, but I actually don’t mind triangles if they are done right. I’m adding this to my tbr. I hope you enjoy reading it! Thanks for stopping by My WoW.

  14. I am so excited for this one too! LOVE the cover!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

  15. Hopefully the love triangle is actually not a thing because I HATE love triangles. I have an ARC of this one! Too bad the ARC doesn’t have the pretty final cover. I hope you love this one when you get a chance to crack open your eARC, Cyn! 🙂

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  16. Excited for this one!!! 🙂 Flawless taste, as always!

  17. I agree with your choice 100%!! I can’t wait to read this one!! I know some people that have already read it and everyone seems to love it so far!

  18. Totally the assassin… 😉 I mean, princes are all okay but they come with a lot of baggage (ie: ruling the kingdom). Assassins on the other hand are slinky and cool and will probably kill you. AH THE DECISIONS. Great pick. 😉

  19. I have been seeing this book around a lot lately and it sounds like a good read! I hope you enjoy it 🙂

  20. Great Pick, this sounds really interesting! Thanks for stopping by
    Nahomi @ Books & Swoons

  21. Oh my gosh, I’m having the worst time resisting reading this till closer to the release date! It looks so gooooooood and the cover and the fact that people are raving are all killing me! Great pick!!

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