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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Well, darlings, hi there! It's time for another Waiting on Wednesday courtesy of the lovely Jill over at Breaking the Spine! I just love gushing over books I'm eagerly waiting for! Don't you?

Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2)
Robin LaFevers
Sybella arrives at the convent’s doorstep half mad with grief and despair. Those that serve Death are only too happy to offer her refuge—but at a price. Naturally skilled in both the arts of death and seduction, the convent views Sybella as one of their most dangerous weapons.
But those assassin’s skills are little comfort when the convent returns her to a life that nearly drove her mad. Her father’s rage and brutality are terrifying, and her brother’s love is equally monstrous. And while Sybella is a weapon of justice wrought by the god of Death himself, He must give her a reason to live. When she discovers an unexpected ally imprisoned in the dun geons, will a daughter of Death find something other than vengeance to live for?
This heart-pounding sequel to Grave Mercy serves betrayal, treachery, and danger in equal measure, bringing readers back to fifteenth century Brittany and will keep them on the edge of their seats.

 So, why am I waiting on this one??!

I loved Grave Mercy hardcore. Ismae and Duval were awesome, and the romance was sparkling and spectacular. The plot was super original and awesome. And assassins are really in right now, apparently. In any case, I'm definitely looking forward to more of this.

I hope I don't miss Ismae and Duval too much, and that they at least make cameo appearances! But Sybella sounds pretty awesome, so I think I'm covered.

And just look at that gorgeous, peerless cover. The face, the expression…I love the positioning of the knife. And the color of the cloak. And everything, really.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?
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  1. I still need to finish reading Grave Mercy. It was interesting but I put it down to read a tour book and never picked it back up.
    My WOW

  2. Yes, yes and yes. I LOVED Grave Mercy and you're right. I think assassins are the new thing and I'm so down with that. It's become a fast favorite from this to Throne of Glass! I seriously cannot wait for this. I hope Ismae and Duval show up in Dark Triumph too. I have missed them. I'm very intrigued about Sybella and I'm hoping that her romance with someone is just as good (maybe even better) than Ismae and Duvals. Excellent WoW choice, Annabelle!

    Jessirae @ Words, Pages, and Books
    My WoW

  3. Grave Mercy was AMAZING, and while I know this one isn't really a sequel to grave mercy I still can't wait for more writing by Robin!!

    Great pick

    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

  4. LOVED GM and I can't wait for Sybella!!! YAY! Fantastical pick! :D
    Stop by MY WOW?
    <3 Inky @ Book Haven Extraordinaire

  5. This is probably an incentive for me to read Grave Mercy. Not a fan of this cover, but I CANNOT wait to read this series! Great WoW pick!

  6. I am really looking forward to this one too! I can't wait for Sybella's story!!

  7. Still haven't read Grave Mercy, but it sounds so good! Great pick!
    Em @ A Beautiful Madness

    My WOW

  8. I didn't know there was going to be another!!! And with a different character narrorating?! Fun!!! Nice wow. And I totally agree, love that cover ;)

  9. I can't wait for this either; I LOVED Grave Mercy.

  10. I love the cover for this one! I cannot wait to read it :)


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