Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking The Spine!
From a number of my blogging friends, I've heard great things about Maria V. Snyder and her books. And I actually have signed copies of Inside Out and Outside In waiting for me when I get a chance to read them on my shelf! And some of my blogging friends have gotten their hands on TOUCH OF POWER and loved it, so I'm definitely psyched about reading this one. It comes out December 20th from Mira.
Here's the plot:
Laying hands upon the injured and dying, Avry of Kazan assumes their wounds and diseases into herself. But rather than being honored for her skills, she is hunted. Healers like Avry are accused of spreading the plague that has decimated the Territories, leaving the survivors in a state of chaos.So what are you all waiting on this Wednesday? I'm curious to know!
Stressed and tired from hiding, Avry is abducted by a band of rogues who, shockingly, value her gift above the golden bounty offered for her capture. Their leader, an enigmatic captor-protector with powers of his own, is unequivocal in his demands: Avry must heal a plague-stricken prince—leader of a campaign against her people. As they traverse the daunting Nine Mountains, beset by mercenaries and magical dangers, Avry must decide who is worth healing and what is worth dying for. Because the price of peace may well be her life....