February 15, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (44)


"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. 

                            by Cinda Williams Chima                          
October 23rd 2012
Hyperion Book CH

A thousand years ago, two young lovers were betrayed—Alger Waterlow to his death, and Hanalea, Queen of the Fells, to a life without love.

Now, once again, the Queendom of the Fells seems likely to shatter apart. For young queen Raisa ana’Marianna, maintaining peace even within her own castle walls is nearly impossible; tension between wizards and Clan has reached a fevered pitch. With surrounding kingdoms seeking to prey on the Fells’ inner turmoil, Raisa’s best hope is to unite her people against a common enemy. But that enemy might be the person with whom she's falling in love.


Through a complicated web of lies and unholy alliances, former street lord Han Alister has risen to be High Wizard of the Fells. Navigating the cut-throat world of blue blood politics has never been more dangerous, and Han seems to inspire hostility among Clan and wizards alike. His only ally is the queen, and despite the perils involved, Han finds it impossible to ignore his feelings for Raisa. Before long, Han finds himself in possession of a secret believed to be lost to history, a discovery powerful enough to unite the people of the Fells. But will the secret die with him before he can use it?


A simple, devastating truth concealed by a thousand-year-old lie at last comes to light in this stunning conclusion to the Seven Realms series.

Thoughts: Of course I'm excited for this, since it's the last book in the Seven Realms series! I really want to see how Chima ends it off. Don't you just love the cover?

3 comments:

  1. Haven't read this series yet, but it does sound interesting!

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  2. Oooh, I haven't heard of this fantasy series. I must go to Goodreads and check it out. I do love an good fantasy series, and this sounds fantastic. Thanks for sharing!
    Becs @ Wicked Ink

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  3. Wow! This seems like a cool and adventurous read!
    My WoW

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