“Waiting” on Wednesday: Maplecroft

Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.

Maplecroft - Cherie PriestMaplecroft by Cherie Priest

Paperback: 448 pages
Publication date: September 2nd 2014
Publisher: Roc Trade
Add on: Goodreads

Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks; and when she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one….

The people of Fall River, Massachusetts, fear me. Perhaps rightfully so. I remain a suspect in the brutal deaths of my father and his second wife despite the verdict of innocence at my trial. With our inheritance, my sister, Emma, and I have taken up residence in Maplecroft, a mansion near the sea and far from gossip and scrutiny.

But it is not far enough from the affliction that possessed my parents. Their characters, their very souls, were consumed from within by something that left malevolent entities in their place. It originates from the ocean’s depths, plaguing the populace with tides of nightmares and madness.

This evil cannot hide from me. No matter what guise it assumes, I will be waiting for it. With an axe.

You’ve probably seen this guy around but it sounds and looks so awesome I thought I join the party, too! I mean, look at the cover!! That cover alone as won me over. But wait, there’s more! That story! So cool that it’s a retelling of Lizzie Borden! I’m definitely curious!

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15 comments on ““Waiting” on Wednesday: Maplecroft

  1. Tanja July 16, 2014 1:21 AM

    Well I haven’t seen this one around but now I’m really intrigued by it. Sounds really good. Thank you for sharing :)

    Tanja @ Ja čitam, a ti?

  2. Milka Read.Read.Read. July 16, 2014 4:15 AM

    I haven’t heard about this one before, but yes, it does sound pretty kickass!
    Thanks for sharing this one :)

  3. kirstymstudio July 16, 2014 7:52 AM

    Hadn’t heard of this one, but damn, the cover! Sounds pretty amazing too, definitely my type of read. I never actually knew or heard about Lizzie Borden until Warehouse 13, haha.

    Here’s mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  4. Natalie (@NatflixandBooks) July 16, 2014 10:19 AM

    I am excited for this one. It sounds really interesting, and I’m intrigued about the idea of a Lizzie Borden retelling. Great pick!

  5. Samantha Randolph July 16, 2014 11:21 AM

    This sounds really good! I haven’t heard of this author, but I need to check this out. :)

  6. Sandra July 16, 2014 2:45 PM

    This is definitely different! I haven’t heard of it before now, but I hope you enjoy reading it.
    My WoW

  7. Jennifer @ Some Like It Paranormal July 16, 2014 5:18 PM

    I actually hadn’t heard of this one yet! Sounds thrilling! A Lizzie Borden retelling! So interesting! Thanks for sharing and for stopping by!

  8. fiza July 17, 2014 6:27 PM

    I want this one! The evil calls to me 😛

    My WOW

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