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The Sin Eater’s Daughter - Melinda Salisbury
The Sin Eater’s Daughter
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Seventeen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she’s engaged to the prince, Twylla isn’t exactly a member of the court.She’s the executioner.As the Goddess embodied, Twylla instantly kills anyone she touches. Each month she’s taken to the prison and forced to lay her hands on those... show more
Seventeen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she’s engaged to the prince, Twylla isn’t exactly a member of the court.She’s the executioner.As the Goddess embodied, Twylla instantly kills anyone she touches. Each month she’s taken to the prison and forced to lay her hands on those accused of treason. No one will ever love a girl with murder in her veins. Even the prince, whose royal blood supposedly makes him immune to Twylla’s fatal touch, avoids her company.But then a new guard arrives, a boy whose easy smile belies his deadly swordsmanship. And unlike the others, he’s able to look past Twylla’s executioner robes and see the girl, not the Goddess. Yet Twylla’s been promised to the prince, and knows what happens to people who cross the queen.However, a treasonous secret is the least of Twylla’s problems. The queen has a plan to destroy her enemies, a plan that requires a stomach-churning, unthinkable sacrifice. Will Twylla do what it takes to protect her kingdom? Or will she abandon her duty in favor of a doomed love?
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781407147635 (1407147633)
ASIN: 1407147633
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: The Sin Eater’s Daughter (#1)
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drallapaul
drallapaul rated it
3.0 Fantasy novel with original ideas
I'm not sure if this is aimed at the female YA readership or to the general fantasy-loving public but I found this tale interesting. It deals with a young girl, Twylla, living in court whose touch can kill and who is used as executioner. As the tile tells us, she is the daughter of a Sin-Eater whose...
 Leah's Bookish Obsession
Leah's Bookish Obsession rated it
3.5 The title suggests one thing, but it delivers something quite different…
Book Title: The Sin Eater's Daughter Author: Melinda Salisbury Narration: Amy Shiels Series: The Sin Eater's Daughter Genre: Fantasy, YA, Love & Stuff Source: Audiobook (Library via Overdrive) ✾Goodreads Synopsis✾ ♫ Bitter and Sick by One Two --#1. It's an amazing song…and #2. I...
Barks At The Moon
Barks At The Moon rated it
2.0 The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury
I picked this for my Young Adult horror square for the Booklikes Halloween Bingo. Young adult typically aggravates me but the blurb of this one sounded like it had potential. It promised, “A startling, seductive, deliciously dark debut that will shatter your definition of YA fantasy” and it was...
My Book Life
My Book Life rated it
3.0 Sin Eater's Daughter Review
Twylla is blessed. The Gods have chosen her to marry a prince, and rule the kingdom. But the favour of the Gods has it's price. A deadly poison infuses her skin. Those who anger the queen must die under Twylla's fatal touch. First, before I start to talk about the books itself and I felt about it, ...
Angel Leya
Angel Leya rated it
3.0 The Sin Eater’s Daughter
I have mixed feelings about this one. The characters seemed real, the setting was pretty great. There was a lot to like about the book. There was also a lot I didn't like about it.Twylla is the embodiment of the daughter of the gods. Her beautiful singing voice and ability to execute those who commi...
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