Waiting on Wednesday 243


Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine, and it is a way to show off the books you can't wait to be released!!

This week I chose:

"The Falconer"
by Elizabeth May
Chronicle
Release Date:  May 6, 2014

The following description is from goodreads.com:

Heiress. Debutant. Murderer. A new generation of heroines has arrived.

Edinburgh, Scotland, 1844

Lady Aileana Kameron, the only daughter of the Marquess of Douglas, was destined for a life carefully planned around Edinburgh’s social events – right up until a faery killed her mother.

Now it’s the 1844 winter season and Aileana slaughters faeries in secret, in between the endless round of parties, tea and balls. Armed with modified percussion pistols and explosives, she sheds her aristocratic facade every night to go hunting. She’s determined to track down the faery who murdered her mother, and to destroy any who prey on humans in the city’s many dark alleyways.

But the balance between high society and her private war is a delicate one, and as the fae infiltrate the ballroom and Aileana’s father returns home, she has decisions to make. How much is she willing to lose – and just how far will Aileana go for revenge?
Historical + Fantasy + a strong heroine! Sounds perfect!

What are you waiting for this week???

10 comments:

Sandy Farmer said...

Um yes! Count me in! I love the description! Great pick!

WOW
Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

LLN said...

The cover of this book looks sooo awesome!

Kimberly said...

I heard good things about that one - it's on my TBR as well. Thanks for sharing - and thanks for stopping by!

-- Kimberly @ Love YA Books

vvb32 reads said...

wooot! love the sounds of this heroine. i'm adding her to my list too ;-)

Christina T said...

I've got this on my TBR list too. It sounds fantastic!

Christina / Book Addict said...

Oh, wow! I LOVE the sound of this one. I will be adding it immediately to my TBR list. The cover is awesome and the premise is so much fun. I love historical fiction, especially when it incorporates fantasy!

Blodeuedd said...

Yup totally want it

Jena Lang said...

Oooo, this one sounds terrific! I LOVE the cover. Great pick. Thanks for sharing!

Alex (A Girl, Books, OtherThings) said...

That sounds very interesting, reminds me a little of the Gardella series, but I actually like the sound of this one more.
And the cover is pretty.

Renee B said...

This one looks good!!! Nice Choice.

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