January 27, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday (28)

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Wintercraft by Jenna Burtenshaw


Ten years ago Kate Winters' parents were taken by the High Council's wardens to help with the country's war effort. Now the wardens are back...and prisoners, including Kate's uncle Artemis, are taken south on the terrifying Night Train. Kate and her friend Edgar are hunted by a far more dangerous enemy. Silas Dane -- the High Council's most feared man -- recognises Kate as one of the Skilled; a rare group of people able to see through the veil between the living and the dead. His spirit was damaged by the High Council's experiments into the veil, and he's convinced that Kate can undo the damage and allow him to find peace. The knowledge Kate needs lies within Wintercraft -- a book thought to be hidden deep beneath the graveyard city of Fume. But the Night of Souls, when the veil between life and death is at its thinnest, is just days away and the High Council have their own sinister plans for Kate and Wintercraft. To help Artemis, Edgar and herself, Kate must honour her pact with a murderer and come face to face with the true nature of death.

Release Date: May 13, 2010

Goodreads (Not yet on Amazon)

11 comments:

  1. YAY! I'm so excited for this book, I can't wait! How lovely is that cover?! Jenna's really nice too, you should definitely look her up on Twitter if you haven't already :)

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  2. I like the cover, sounds like a great story.

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  3. This sounds so good! Can't wait :)

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  4. love the cover to this book :)

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  5. Cool cover and an interesting sumamry...sounds like a great pick to watch for! =0)

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  6. OMG I'm so putting this on my list to be read books come out!! I love the bio, LOVE it!!

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  7. I likes the cover. It sounds way different from what I normally read, but I think I might like this one.

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