"Waiting On" Wednesday började hos Jill på Breaking the Spine och är till för att visa böcker man längtar efter.
The Jewel av Amy Ewing
The Lone City #1
Releasedatum: 1 september 2014
The Jewel means wealth. The Jewel means beauty. The Jewel means royalty. But for girls like Violet, the Jewel means servitude. Not just any kind of servitude. Violet, born and raised in the Marsh, has been trained as a surrogate for the royalty—because in the Jewel the only thing more important than opulence is offspring. Purchased at the surrogacy auction by the Duchess of the
Lake and greeted with a slap to the face,
Violet (now known only as #197) quickly learns of the brutal truths that lie
beneath the Jewel’s glittering facade: the cruelty, backstabbing, and hidden
violence that have become the royal way of life. Violet must accept the ugly realities of her
existence... and try to stay alive. But then a forbidden romance erupts between
Violet and a handsome gentleman hired as a companion to the Duchess’s petulant
niece. Though his presence makes life in the Jewel a bit brighter, the
consequences of their illicit relationship will cost them both more than they
Det första som drog mig till den här boken var omslaget som är fantastiskt vackert! Men även handlingen låter spännande.