This Wednesday, I’m waiting on…
Book two of the dazzling Winner’s Trilogy is a fight to the death as Kestrel risks betrayal of country for love.
The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria’s crown prince means one celebration after another. But to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making. As the wedding approaches, she aches to tell Arin the truth about her engagement…if she could only trust him. Yet can she even trust herself? For—unknown to Arin—Kestrel is becoming a skilled practitioner of deceit: an anonymous spy passing information to Herran, and close to uncovering a shocking secret.
As Arin enlists dangerous allies in the struggle to keep his country’s freedom, he can’t fight the suspicion that Kestrel knows more than she shows. In the end, it might not be a dagger in the dark that cuts him open, but the truth. And when that happens, Kestrel and Arin learn just how much their crimes will cost them
The Winner’s Curse was one of my favorite reads of 2014 (read my review here!), so it should be no surprise that Rutkoski’s sequel is one of my Waiting on Wednesday picks. We ended The Winner’s Curse with Kestrel having made a jaw-dropping decision to save Arin. In The Winner’s Crime, we get to see how that decision plays out, and just how good Kestrel is at keeping secrets.