“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly post, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine , where we spotlight a book we are anxiously waiting to be published.
The Assassin’s Curse
By Cassandra Rose Clarke
Publisher: Strange Chemistry
Release Date: October 2, 2012
When a mysterious woman in a dress shop offers her magical assistance for dealing with the assassin, Ananna accepts. She never went in much for magic herself — she lacks the talent for it — but she’s not quite ready to die yet, either. Unfortunately, the woman’s magic fails.
Fortunately, Ananna inadvertently saves the assassin’s life in the skirmish, thus activating a curse that had been placed on him a few years earlier. Now, whenever her life is in danger, he must protect her — or else he experiences tremendous physical pain. Neither Ananna nor the assassin, Naji, are pleased about this development.
Follow Annana and Naji as they sail across the globe, visiting such mysterious places as the Court of Salt and Waves, in their desperate effort to lift the curse. Soon they will discover that only by completing three impossible tasks will they be able to set themselves free.
I saw this last week, and the cover really stood out to me. Isn’t it cool? I love the font. I like the summary too. An assassin goes from attempting to kill her to being forced by a curse to keep her alive, very interesting. I look forward to reading this one.
What books are you “Waiting On” today?
9 thoughts on “Waiting On Wednesday: The Assassin’s Curse”
Ooh, this one sounds really cool! And I love the cover! Thanks for putting it on my radar – I've added it to my TBR list! Great pick, and thanks so much for stopping by my WoW!
Holy Lord! I never heard about this book before! thnx so much for sharing it my dear =PPPP Im gonna add it to my GR asap!!!!!!! sounds terrific!! =DDDD
Yes, the amazing cover grabbed my attention.
I love that cover! It sounds really interesting, too.
That actually looks really good.
Mine is here: http://bookhavenextraordinaire.blogspot.com/2012/05/hyperventilating-on-wednesday-my-super.html
This does sound like it will be a wonderful book to read.
Thanks for sharing,
My WoW: http://paulettespapers.com/?p=2024
Thanks for the tip! I'll check it out.
That sounds good — I'm into assassin books after reading Grave Mercy!
I've got an AMAZING, completely clean book for your list if it isn't on there already:
Queen of Kentucky by Alecia Whitaker. I reviewed it today — link below
Review: Queen of Kentucky
That sounds like a really interesting book. It has a really cool cover.