Waiting on Wednesday 10/19/16

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that lets us feature upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on!

Mogsy’s Pick

Bane and Shadow by Jon Skovron (February 28, 2017 by Orbit)

I was browsing Amazon earlier this week when I happened on the cover and description of the second book in the Empire of Storms trilogy and just knew right away I had to make it my Waiting on Wednesday pick. I really enjoyed the first book Hope and Red and I’m looking forward to the sequel.

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“A killer adventure fantasy follow-up to HOPE AND RED, set in a fracturing empire spread across savage seas, where two young people from different cultures find common purpose.
Red is being trained as a cold-blooded assassin by the biomancers. As he becomes increasingly embroiled in palace politics, he learns that even life among the nobility can be deadly.
While terrorizing imperial ships as the pirate Dire Bane, Hope stumbles onto a biomancer plot of such horrifying scope that it makes even the massacre of her childhood village seem small in comparison.
With the biomancers tightening their grip of fear over the empire, Hope and Red struggle to fill their new roles and responsibilities, but the cost will be greater than any of them realize.”
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16 Comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 10/19/16

  1. “Hope and Red” is one of the books I keep reminding myself I need to read. On the other hand, waiting a little means I can read the whole series without having to wait between books, which is very difficult for me 🙂

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  2. This one looks interesting. I might have to give the series a shot. I like that’s a trilogy. I’m always hesitant to start a new series where it looks like the author plans to keep writing books for it until they’re beating a dead horse.

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