Waiting On…The Orphan Queen

waiting on wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine. It highlights upcoming releases that bloggers are excited for. This week my pick is:

orphan queenAuthor: Jodi Meadows

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Genre: Young Adult High Fantasy

Expected Release Date: March 10th 2015

Summary: She is a princess. When the Indigo Kingdom conquered her homeland, Wilhelmina and other orphaned children of nobility were taken to Skyvale, the Indigo Kingdom’s capital. Ten years later, they are the Ospreys, experts at stealth and theft. With them, Wilhelmina means to take back her throne.

She is a spy. Wil and her best friend, Melanie, infiltrate Skyvale Palace to study their foes. They assume the identities of nobles from a wraith-fallen kingdom, but enemies fill the palace, and Melanie’s behavior grows suspicious. With Osprey missions becoming increasingly dangerous and their leader more unstable, Wil can’t trust anyone.

She is a threat. Wraith is the toxic by-product of magic, and for a century using magic has been forbidden. Still the wraith pours across the continent, reshaping the land and animals into fresh horrors. Soon it will reach the Indigo Kingdom. Wilhelmina’s magic might be the key to stopping the wraith, but if the vigilante Black Knife discovers Wil’s magic, she will vanish like all the others

Jodi Meadows introduces a vivid new fantasy full of intrigue, romance, dangerous magic, and one girl’s battle to reclaim her place in the world. (Via Goodreads.)

Thoughts

I am all about displaced badass Queens taking back their Kingdoms! Especially when there is magic involved and the displaced Queen is also a spy or an assassin. The Orphan Queen is right up my alley and I cannot wait to get my hands on it!

 

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