Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. It’s to spotlight upcoming books that I’m DYING to get my hands on!
This week’s WoW is:
A Cold Legacy by Megan Shepherd
**WARNING: may contain spoilers from The Madman’s Daughter and Her Dark Curiosity**
After killing the men who tried to steal her father’s research, Juliet—along with Montgomery, Lucy, Balthazar, and a deathly ill Edward—has escaped to a remote estate on the Scottish moors. Owned by the enigmatic Elizabeth von Stein, the mansion is full of mysteries and unexplained oddities: dead bodies in the basement, secret passages, and fortune-tellers who seem to know Juliet’s secrets. Though it appears to be a safe haven, Juliet fears new dangers may be present within the manor’s own walls.
Then Juliet uncovers the truth about the manor’s long history of scientific experimentation—and her own intended role in it—forcing her to determine where the line falls between right and wrong, life and death, magic and science, and promises and secrets. And she must decide if she’ll follow her father’s dark footsteps or her mother’s tragic ones, or whether she’ll make her own.
With inspiration from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, this breathless conclusion to the Madman’s Daughter trilogy is about the things we’ll sacrifice to save those we love—even our own humanity.
January 27, 2015 ● Goodreads
First off, the covers in this series are absolutely GORGEOUS. I’m a huge fan of Shepherd’s The Madman’s Daughter trilogy (read my review for The Madman’s Daughter here and Her Dark Curiosity here) and can’t WAIT to get my hands on this one! Hopefully review copies will be available soon, whether it’s a physical ARC or on Edelweiss :D
What are you waiting on?