Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday–Delia’s Shadow

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating!

Delia’s Shadow

by Jaime Lee Moyer

Published by Tor

Date Published – 9/17/2013

A dark, romantic fantasy set against the backdrop of San Francisco devastated by the Great Quake

It is the dawn of a new century in San Francisco and Delia Martin is a wealthy young woman whose life appears ideal. But a dark secret colors her life, for Delia’s most loyal companions are ghosts, as she has been gifted (or some would say cursed) with an ability to peer across to the other side.

Since the great quake rocked her city in 1906, Delia has been haunted by an avalanche of the dead clamoring for her help. Delia flees to the other side of the continent, hoping to gain some peace. After several years in New York, Delia believes she is free…until one determined specter appears and she realizes that she must return to the City by the Bay in order to put this tortured soul to rest.

It will not be easy, as the ghost is only one of the many victims of a serial killer who was never caught. A killer who after thirty years is killing again.
And who is now aware of Delia’s existence
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This sounds absolutely amazing. What makes me so anxious to read Delia’s Shadow is that it is a combination of several of my favorite genres; historical fiction, ghost story, and serial killer thriller. Plus it just sounds deliciously dark & gothic, and definitely something I want to read.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?

10 comments:

Hafsah - IceyBooks said...

Oh, wow. That is such a hauntingly beautiful cover. And it sounds amazing. I need this one!

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Shane Morgan said...

I love the cover and concept of this book. Thanks for sharing :)

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Catherine @ Book Club Librarian said...

Great pick--love the intro and the cover!

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Belle Read said...

I have this on my TBR too. I hope that we both love it!
I Can't Wait to Read...

Pabkins said...

Normally I'm not one for historicals but, a serial killer and it takes place in San francisco which is right up the road from me I cant resist!

Sam (Realm of Fiction) said...

YES! I love the sound of this book too. I've been appreciating historical fiction a lot more lately, and I love that this has a dark and gothic touch to it too. And it's blurbed by Rae Carson? I can't belive I only just noticed that! I can't wait to pick this up. :)

Alyssa Susanna said...

Oooo, I actually have an eARC of this book - I need to get to it! It sounds so amazing, and I have yet to bring it up to my Kindle. GAH! I hope you read and enjoy it soon! :)

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Jenea Whittington said...

It does sound good! Great choice.


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Lizzy said...

I have this one on eARC too! Hoping to start reading it within the next week. :) That cover is amazing!

Carina Olsen said...

Sounds like a great book :D I hope you will end up loving it when you read it. <3
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