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I'm a librarian based in the UK who loves books. I'm happiest when I'm either talking about them, reading them or buying them. This blog is dedicated mainly to my addiction to YA fiction but you will also find some adult and non-fiction book reviews as well.

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #30

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine that spotlights eagerly awaited upcoming releases.  Head on over there to take part or to check out all the other fabulous books that people are looking forward to reading! 
The Watchtower by Lee Carroll
Published by Bantam on 4th August 2011
Jewelry designer Garet James is still coming to terms with the astounding revelation in Black Swan Rising that she is the last in a long line of women sworn to protect the world from evil.  Now she has received a sign from Will Hughes, the 400-year-old vampire who once helped her defeat the evil threatening to destroy New York City.  Hughes, tortured by his own violent history which is vividly reenacted here, has asked her to join him on a quest to rid himself of his curse of vampirism.  While looking for Will in Paris, Garet encounters a number of mysterious figures-an ancient botanist metamorphosed into the oldest tree in Paris, a gnome who lives under the Labyrinth at the Jardin des Plantes, a librarian at the Institut Oceanographique, and a dryad in the Luxembourg Gardens.

Each encounter leads Garet closer to finding Will Hughes, but she realizes that she’s not the only one who’s trying to find the way to the magical world called the Summer Country. As Garet struggles to understand her family legacy, each answer she finds only leads to more questions—and to more danger.…


This book sounds so good.  It's the second in the series and is already on my pre-order list.  I love the cover too!

4 comments:

  1. The cover is so pretty, and how have I not heard of this series? Sigh.

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  2. Ooo this does sound good! Im off to hunt down the first book! :)

    Amy @ Turn the Page

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  3. What is it with all of the stunningly gorgeous covers lately. They are beautiful. I have thought about reading Black Swan Rising - I have a friend who is constantly recommending it. I might just have to give it a chance.

    New follower :)
    http://thebletheringbookworm.blogspot.com/

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  4. I am really interested to see where the story goes - really enjoyed the first one :D

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