“Waiting” on Wednesday: Kinslayer

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.

Kinslayer - Jay KristoffKinslayer by Jay Kristoff

Hardcover: 464 pages
Publication date: September 17th 2013
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Add on: Goodreads

A SHATTERED EMPIRE
The mad Shōgun Yoritomo has been assassinated by the Stormdancer Yukiko, and the threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The Lotus Guild conspires to renew the nation’s broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion simultaneously – by endorsing a new Shōgun who desires nothing more than to see Yukiko dead.

A DARK LEGACY
Yukiko and the mighty thunder tiger Buruu have been cast in the role of heroes by the Kagé rebellion. But Yukiko herself is blinded by rage over her father’s death, and her ability to hear the thoughts of beasts is swelling beyond her power to control. Along with Buruu, Yukiko’s anchor is Kin, the rebel Guildsman who helped her escape from Yoritomo’s clutches. But Kin has his own secrets, and is haunted by visions of a future he’d rather die than see realized.

A GATHERING STORM
Kagé assassins lurk within the Shōgun’s palace, plotting to end the new dynasty before it begins. A waif from Kigen’s gutters begins a friendship that could undo the entire empire. A new enemy gathers its strength, readying to push the fracturing Shima imperium into a war it cannot hope to survive. And across raging oceans, amongst islands of black glass, Yukiko and Buruu will face foes no katana or talon can defeat.

The ghosts of a blood-stained past.

Oooh myyy gosssssssh. Look at the cover! /swoon. Anyways, super excited for the second book in the Lotus War. I loved Stormdancer & can’t wait to see more Buruu and Yukiko! It’s almost hereeeeeeeeeee!

What are you guys waiting for? Link us up below!

Author: Cyn

noun. a bum a student again. A master’s student…oooh. procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.

0 Replies to ““Waiting” on Wednesday: Kinslayer”

  1. I have the first book checked out from the library, but haven’t been able to get to it yet. This cover is truly so bad ass. I love it. Great pick!

    1. Hope you get to it soon! And yes, the cover is super bad ass!

  2. Unfortunately, the first book was a DNF for me, but I love these covers so hard! I hope you’ll enjoy this as much as book 1 when it comes out! 😀

    1. Awe that’s too bad! The covers are so bad ass haha. Thanks!

  3. I haven’t seen this one around yet but it looks really good. Thanks for sharing.

    My WOW: http://www.bookythoughtsandme.com/waiting-on-wednesday-better-spirits/

    1. It’s a feudal Japan steampunk! Thanks for stopping by (:

  4. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today!!
    I have the first book in this series on my Kindle. I just need to read it now!! 🙂

    Have a great day!!

    1. Yay! I hope you enjoy it when you get to it!
      Thanks for stopping by (:

  5. I haven’t heard of this book before! I hope you get to read it soon!

    Thanks for stopping by my WOW!

    1. Thanks! It’s a pretty cool series that’s sorta feudal Japan steampunk with a griffin! haha.

  6. Assassins are cool, I still need to read book one but this sounds epic! Wonderful choice Cyn!

  7. Cover is awesome. Stormdancer’s was awesome, too. I have to get to those, coz I CANNOT resist anything Japanese-related. ^^
    My WoW

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