Wednesday, August 20, 2014

FEATURE: Waiting on Wednesday~ Compulsion by Martina Boone (#39)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Morning Swooners :-)

This week my "can't-wait-to-read" pre-publication selections are:

Expected release date: October 28, 2014
Purchase: Amazon / Barnes and Noble


Summary from Goodreads:

Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse.

All her life, Barrie Watson had been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shit-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels. But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunts South Carolina plantation instead—a prison guarded by an ancient spirit who long ago cursed one of the three founding families of Watson Island and gave the others magical gifts that became compulsions.

Stuck with the ghosts of a generation-old feud and hunted by forces she cannot see. Barrie must find a way to break free of the family legacy. With the help of sun-kissed Eight Beaufort, who knows what Barrie wants before she knows herself, the last Watson heir starts to unravel her family’s twisted secrets. What she finds is dangerous: a love she never expected, a river that turns to fire at midnight, a gorgeous cousin who isn’t what she seems, and very real enemies who want both Eight and Barrie dead.

Why I'm waiting:

This sounds like a good mix of magic, history and love. Plus, did I say magic already!?!? because yea, MAGIC!! Curses and ghosts and all sorts of fun things going on with this one!

1 comment:

  1. With her "shit-in" mother? I really hope that's supposed to be shut-in, hahaha! Aside from the really unfortunately typo, this sounds like an interesting book. I hope you love it when you get a chance to read it!

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