“Waiting” On Wednesday: The Sin Eater’s Daughter

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 Sin Eater's Daughter - Melinda SalisburyThe Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

Hardcover: 320 pages
Publication date: February 24th 2015
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Add on: Goodreads

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?

Arg, this cover, soooo pretty. And I’m totally  loving the sounds of this! It’s pretty cool that she’s executioner! Go for the doomed love! (that hopefully ends up happy…but it’s a trilogy so I guess it might take a while).

Author: Cyn

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0 Replies to ““Waiting” On Wednesday: The Sin Eater’s Daughter”

  1. Oh, well hello, pretty book. 😀 And yeah, an executioner .. I want this.

  2. Excited for this one! The cover is amazing! Plus yes a girl that kills that is promised to a prince but in love with someone else. All the makings of an epic read.

    My WOW

  3. Oh, yes! I can’t wait to read this! I’ve heard from people who’ve already read it that it’s really good, too. I want it!

    Here’s my WoW

    Michelle @ Michelle’s Minions

  4. OOO yes, definitely excited for this one, too! And this is one of those covers that they seriously need to put out posters of! 😀 SO gorgeous!

  5. Hello there, WoW twin of the week! <3 😉 My WoW

  6. HELL YES. I’m really curious about the executioner, AND the love interest. 😉 This one’s already on my wishlist, so I deem it an awesome pick, Cyn!

  7. This sounds a little like Raven Boys meets White Cat meets… I don’t know?!
    Jen @ YA Romantics

  8. OMG YES!! I cannot wait to read this book! It was my WoW choice a few weeks ago. I hope you enjoy this book when you read it!

    Have a fabulous day 🙂

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  9. This sounds really intriguing. I hope you enjoy reading it.
    My WoW

  10. OMG I AM SO GLAD YOU MENTIONED THIS ONE. I wants it very badly right now. xD

  11. Royal prince and executioner, kind of sounds like Throne of Glass with the assassin and crown prince don’tcha think? The cover is incredibly creepy too!

    1. Thanks for the heads up!

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