Friday, 11 February 2011

On My Wishlist #15

  

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where I list all the books I want but haven't haven't actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming. It's also an event that you can join in with too - Mr Linky is always at the ready to link your own 'On My Wishlist' post. If you want to know more click here.


On the day she was abducted, Annie O’Sullivan, a thirty-two year old realtor, had three goals—sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever- patient boyfriend. The open house is slow, but when her last visitor pulls up in a van as she's about to leave, Annie thinks it just might be her lucky day after all. Interwoven with the story of the year Annie spent as the captive of psychopath in a remote mountain cabin, which unfolds through sessions with her psychiatrist, is a second narrative recounting events following her escape—her struggle to piece her shattered life back together and the on-going police investigation into the identity of her captor.

The truth doesn’t always set you free.


In a world where being of mixed-blood is a major liability, Sabina Kane has the only profession fit for an outcast: assassin. But, her latest mission threatens the fragile peace between the vampire and mage races and Sabina must scramble to figure out which side she's on. She's never brought her work home with her---until now.

This time, it's personal.


Talia fell under a spell . . . . Jack broke the curse.

I was told to beware the accursed spindle, but it was so enchanting, so hypnotic. . . .

I was looking for a little adventure the day I ditched my tour group. But finding a comatose town, with a hot-looking chick asleep in it, was so not what I had in mind.

I awakened in the same place but in another time—to a stranger's soft kiss.

I couldn't help kissing her. Sometimes you just have to kiss someone. I didn't know this would happen.

Now I am in dire trouble because my father, the king, says I have brought ruin upon our country. I have no choice but to run away with this commoner!

Now I'm stuck with a bratty princess and a trunk full of her jewels. . . . The good news: My parents will freak!

Think you have dating issues? Try locking lips with a snoozing stunner who turns out to be 316 years old. Can a kiss transcend all—even time?


Princess and heir to the throne of Thorvaldor, Nalia's led a privileged life at court.  But everything changes when it's revealed, just after her sixteenth birthday, that she is a false princess, a stand-in for the real Nalia, who has been hidden away for her protection.  Cast out with little more than the clothes on her back, the girl now called Sinda must leave behind the city of Vivaskari, her best friend, Keirnan, and the only life she's ever known.

Sinda is sent to live with her only surviving relative, an aunt who is a dyer in a distant village. She is a cold, scornful woman with little patience for her newfound niece, and Sinda proves inept at even the simplest tasks.  But when Sinda discovers that magic runs through her veins - long-suppressed, dangerous magic that she must learn to control - she realizes that she can never learn to be a simple village girl.

Returning to Vivaskari for answers, Sinda finds her purpose as a wizard scribe, rediscovers the boy who saw her all along, and uncovers a secret that could change the course of Thorvaldor's history, forever.


So that’s what’s on my wishlist this week, what’s on yours?

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10 comments:

Lost In Literature said...

I'm very interested in getting The False Princess too. It looks really good! Great OMW this week! :)

Lisa @ Lost in Literature
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The Book Vixen said...

I want to read Red-Headed Stepchild too. Hope you get to read these soon.

Here's what I've got on my wishlist this week.

Mel said...

I love Red-Headed Stepchild and the other Sabina Kane books! I actually have a giveaway at the moment to win your choice of a book from the series if you feel like trying your luck! Otherwise hope you get a copy soon - it's worth the wait! :)

Shari said...

A Kiss in Time sounds very promising and I haven't read that kind of book in a while. I've had the Red-Headed Stepchild on my shelves for a while and just haven't had time to get to it yet. Fun post. Shari

Shari said...

By the way I'm your newest follower. Stop by if you get the chance to say hi, http://myneuroticbookaffair.blogspot.com

BLHmistress said...

I have been wanting to read The False Princess and Red-Headed Step Child sounds good too.


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pussreboots said...

A Kiss in Time sounds cute. I'm late posting my wishes because I'm slammed with research for a paper. These wishes are from January. Come see what I'm wishing for.

Barbara said...

The False Princess sounds great - I love those sorts of stories. Red-Headed Stepchild is great, I just started it.

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Christy @TheReaderBee said...

Great list! I'm adding them all to my reading list. :)

Have a great weekend!

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Alexia561 said...

Great wishlist! The Red-Headed Stepchild was a great read, and I'm looking forward to The False Princess! Enjoy!

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