23 April 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: The Falconer

Waiting on Wednesday is my weekly post where I obsess over the shiny new books  I cannot wait to read!

This week I'm waiting on... The Falconer by Elizabeth May

What they say: Heiress. Debutant. Murderer. A new generation of heroines has arrived.

Edinburgh, Scotland, 1844

Lady Aileana Kameron, the only daughter of the Marquess of Douglas, was destined for a life carefully planned around Edinburgh’s social events – right up until a faery killed her mother.

Now it’s the 1844 winter season and Aileana slaughters faeries in secret, in between the endless round of parties, tea and balls. Armed with modified percussion pistols and explosives, she sheds her aristocratic facade every night to go hunting. She’s determined to track down the faery who murdered her mother, and to destroy any who prey on humans in the city’s many dark alleyways.

But the balance between high society and her private war is a delicate one, and as the fae infiltrate the ballroom and Aileana’s father returns home, she has decisions to make. How much is she willing to lose – and just how far will Aileana go for revenge?

  • Expected publication: May 6th 2014 by Chronicle Books 
  • ISBN: 1452114234 / ISBN13: 9781452114231

Why I'm Waiting on The Falconer:
  • The blurb sounds awesome!
  • I like both historical fiction & fantasy - this is both.
  • One of my fav authors JLA recommended it.
  • How badass is the cover?!


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