Oct 5, 2011

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Waiting on Wednesday (44)

Arcadia Waiting on Wednesday (44)
Arcadia Awakens by Kai Meyer
February 14, 2012
Balzer + Bray

Synopsis:
To Rosa Alcantara, the exotic world of Sicily, with its network of Mafia families and its reputation for murder and intrigue, is just that—exotic and wholly unknown. But when her life in Brooklyn begins to fall apart, she must travel there, to her family’s ancestral home, where centuries of family secrets await her.

Once there, Rosa falls head over heels for Alessandro Carnevare, the son of a Sicilian Mafia family, whose handsome looks and savage grace both fascinate and unsettle her. But their families are sworn enemies, and her aunt and sister believe Alessandro is only using Rosa to infiltrate the Alcantara clan. And when Rosa encounters a tiger one night—a tiger with very familiar eyes—she can no longer deny that neither the Carnevares nor the Alcantaras are what they seem.

Hidden caves, dangerous beasts roaming the hills, and a history of familial bloodlust mean that Rosa can’t trust anyone. Torn between loyalty to her family and love for their mortal enemy, Rosa must make the hardest decision of her life: stay in Sicily with her new love…or run as far and as fast as she can.

Why I’m Excited:
This one sounds like a Romeo and Juliet type story with a paranormal twist. The cover makes me think that there may be snake shifters which would be very interesting! =) Can’t wait!!

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  1. Jen @ A Reader's Journey says:

    This looks really good and the cover is so cool, great pick!

    Here's my WoW this week. Happy Reading!

  2. I haven't heard of this, but it looks and sounds SO good! What a fabulous pick, hon!

  3. This one sounds really good! I haven't heard of it yet! Thanks for sharing :)

  4. I am so waiting for this book! AGHHHHH! Can't wait!

  5. Tribute Books Mama says:
  6. Hayley Vornholt says:

    I hadn't heard of this one…but it looks AWESOME! I'll have to add it to my list :)

  7. Oh nice I've never seen this one before! It does sound like Romeo and Juliet but with an extra something. Love it!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads
    Btw- I'm giving away an ARC of Legend and it ends tonight if you haven't entered yet. ;)

  8. SweetestLittleBookworm says:

    That looks great. The cover is crazy!

    ~Asheley (Into the Hall of Books)

  9. Mary @ BookSwarm says:

    Love the creepy snake cover! And Sicily? The Mob? Count me in.

  10. Grace Fonseca says:

    I've seen this book and the book cover. Old follower saying hello. This looks like a good book. Come visit me as well to see my WOW pick this week.

  11. Ooh I can't wait to read this one! It sounds quite amazing, and the cover is awesome! Great pick :) .

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