Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (42)

"Waiting on" Wednesday is a weekly meme to discuss upcoming books we can't wait to get our hands on. Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.


This week I'm waiting on:

The Traitor and the Tunnel by Y.S. Lee
Publication date: August 2011 (UK), Spring 2012 (US)

Description:

Queen Victoria has a little problem: there’s a petty thief at work in Buckingham Palace. Mary Quinn takes the simple case, going undercover as a domestic servant. But before long, a scandal threatens to tear apart the Royal Family. One of the Prince of Wales’s irresponsible young friends is killed in disgraceful circumstances. Should the Queen hush things up or allow justice to take its course? Mary’s interest in this private matter soon becomes deeply personal: the killer, a drug-addicted Chinese sailor, shares a name with her long-lost father. Meanwhile, James Easton’s engineering firm is repairing the sewers beneath Buckingham Palace. Trouble is, there’s a tunnel that’s not on the plans. Its purpose is unclear. But it seems to be very much in use. These overlapping puzzles offer a perfect opportunity for Mary and James to work together again… if they can still trust one another. This is Mary’s most personal case yet and she has everything to lose.

I think this sounds like a fantastic mystery. I love that it is set in Buckingham Palace! I am really enjoying this series so far. I can't believe we have to wait till 2012 to get it here in the U.S. I may just have to order it from Book Depository when the UK version is released.


What are you waiting on this week?

13 comments:

  1. This does sound interesting. I read Lee's first book in the series, but as yet have not read the second. This one sounds better than the first two though. Great pick!

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  2. Great pick! I read and loved the first book in the series; I need to read the second so I can get caught up. Thanks for sharing this one!

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  3. This looks very interesting. I've wanted to read something by YS Lee

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  4. I've never read anything by the author before, but this one sounds interesting. Great pick!

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  5. A superb pick! It looks great. Happy Reading :)
    Check out what I'm Waiting On Wednesday

    Mia @GrippedintoBooks

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  6. This one sounds great, alot of different threads to the plotline...hope you enjoy it :)

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  7. I have not heard of this series, but it sounds so interesting. I'm off to find the first in the series. Thanks for making me aware of it!

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  8. Same here, I just read the second book and so want this one.

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  9. Great pick! Still haven't tried the series, but the books are on my tbr list :)

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  10. here's mine http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/02/waiting-on-wednesday_23.html

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  11. Oh I am so looking forward to this one as well! I think the series is getting better as it goes along so I'm hoping book 3 may top book 2 (which I really enjoyed).

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  12. Don't you just love BookDepository for just this reason! :D This book looks amazing, a little bit historical, and a lot of mystery! Thanks for pointing this one out!

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