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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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KatiEllenReads
KatiEllenReads rated it
"In the stories of old, a hero is the one who sweeps in with a drawn sword and noble face, to kill the Dragon and free the princess. In the stories of old it never seems to dawn on the princess that she should be careful not to put herself at mercy of those who would do her ill in the first place. I...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
3.0 The Sin Eater's Daughter
Rating of three stars because I was totally entertained by this. Not sure if I'll read the next one, though if the pacing and plot is as bananapants as this one, it may well be worth it. Plus the narrator was acting her little heart out. Bless her cotton socks.Honestly this book was like YA Trope vo...
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...
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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...
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