Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday [4]

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine
 that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

I discovered this novel when I signed up for Dark Faerie Tales Steampunk Reading Challenge. It's hard to resist a guy in a top hat...especially when his name is Criminy Stain.

I'm really looking forward to this one. Should be fun.

Publisher: Pocket Books (March 27, 2012)

Have you ever heard of a Bludman? They’re rather like you and me—only more fabulous, immortal, and mostly indestructible. (They’re also very good kissers.)

Delilah S. Dawson’s darkly tempting debut drops her unsuspecting heroine into a strange faraway land for a romantic adventure that’s part paranormal, part steampunk . . . and completely irresistible.

When Tish Everett forces open the ruby locket she finds at an estate sale, she has no idea that a deliciously rakish Bludman has cast a spell just for her. She wakes up in a surreal world, where Criminy Stain, the dashing proprietor of a magical traveling circus, curiously awaits. At Criminy’s electric touch, Tish glimpses a tantalizing future, but she also foresees her ultimate doom. Before she can decide whether to risk her fate with the charming daredevil, the locket disappears, and with it, her only chance to return home. Tish and Criminy battle roaring sea monsters and thundering bludmares, vengeful ghosts and crooked Coppers in a treacherous race to recover the necklace from the evil Blud-hating Magistrate. But if they succeed, will Tish forsake her fanged suitor and return to her normal life, or will she take a chance on an unpredictable but dangerous destiny with the Bludman she’s coming to love?


Annette said...

Wow. Sounds interesting -- unique. I'll be anxious to hear more about it. Thanks!

Literary Cravings said...

This sounds like it will be a great action packed story! Good pick! Thanks for stopping by my blog and following!!!

Gina said...

The cover is very sexy and the story so action packed- yep, I'm putting this one on my wishlist. It sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing! Happy reading! Here's mine:

The Bucket List: Waiting on Wednesday (Article 5)

Felicia Sparks said...

That hat is AWESOME on the cover and I had not heard of this one----adding to tbr!

Asheley (@BookwormAsheley) said...

Never heard of this one but sounds really fun! The guy on the cover is giving us some serious eyes, no?? Love it!

Kathy Martin said...

Sounds interesting! I will be eager to hear more about this book.

JC Jones said...

Sounds like fun. Thanks for visiting my blog.

JC Jones said...

I am a new follower.

Goldilox said...

Goodness that sounds intriguing!!! I can't decide whether or not to sign up for the steampunk challenge!

Here's mine: Goldilox's WoW

SQT said...

Ooh this sounds interesting. Definitely worth checking out.

delilah s. dawson said...

Thanks so much for featuring Wicked as They Come! I'm so excited that it's part of the Steampunk Challenge at Dark Faerie Tales. I hope y'all enjoy it. You do like vampire rabbits, right?

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