Waiting on Wednesday: The Sleeping Prince (The Sin Eater’s Daughter #2) by Melinda Salisbury


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

This week's pick is:

The Sleeping Prince
Series: The Sin Eater’s Daughter #2
Author: Melinda Salisbury
Published February 4th 2016 by Scholastic Press

Goodreads Summary
Return to the darkly beautiful world of The Sin Eater's Daughter with a sequel that will leave you awed, terrified . . . and desperate for more.

Ever since her brother Lief disappeared, Errin's life has gone from bad to worse. Not only must she care for her sick mother, she has to scrape together rent money by selling illegal herbal cures. But none of that compares to the threat of the vengeful Sleeping Prince whom the Queen just awoke from his enchanted sleep.

When her village is evacuated as part of the war against the Sleeping Prince, Errin is left desperate and homeless. The only person she can turn to is the mysterious Silas, a young man who buys deadly poisons from Errin, but won't reveal why he needs them. Silas promises to help her, but when he vanishes, Errin must journey across a kingdom on the brink of war to seek another way to save her mother and herself. But what she finds shatters everything she believed about her world, and with the Sleeping Prince drawing nearer, Errin must make a heartbreaking choice that could affect the whole kingdom.

Why I'm waiting:
  • I adored Mel's first book, The Sin Eater's Daughter, and was lucky enough to hear part of the prologue for this book at an event in October. Trust me, you will want to read this series.

Are you waiting for this book? Have you already read it? Let me know :)

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