Waiting on Wednesday #17

Waiting on Wednesday #17The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski
Series: The Winner's Trilogy #2
Also in this series: The Winner's Crime, The Winner's Kiss
Genres: Fantasy
on March 3, 2015
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Book two of the dazzling Winner's Trilogy is a fight to the death as Kestrel risks betrayal of country for love.

The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria’s crown prince means one celebration after another. But to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making. As the wedding approaches, she aches to tell Arin the truth about her engagement…if she could only trust him. Yet can she even trust herself? For—unknown to Arin—Kestrel is becoming a skilled practitioner of deceit: an anonymous spy passing information to Herran, and close to uncovering a shocking secret.

As Arin enlists dangerous allies in the struggle to keep his country’s freedom, he can’t fight the suspicion that Kestrel knows more than she shows. In the end, it might not be a dagger in the dark that cuts him open, but the truth. And when that happens, Kestrel and Arin learn just how much their crimes will cost them.

 

I adored the first book in this series, The Winner’s Curse, and I cannot wait to get back to Kestrel and Arin’s story. Especially with that ending that Rutkoski left us with. I feel quite certain that things are going to get much, much worse before they get better. 

 

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine. It spotlights books that have not yet been released, but ones that you should pre-order today!

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