Wicked Saints

A Novel

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Pub Date 02 Apr 2019 | Archive Date 04 Jun 2019
St. Martin's Press, Wednesday Books

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“Prepare for a snow-frosted, blood-drenched fairy tale where the monsters steal your heart and love ends up being the nightmare.” - Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen

“This book destroyed me and I adored it.”- Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval

A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself.

A prince in danger must decide who to trust.

A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings.

Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.

In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light. Wicked Saints is the thrilling start to Emily A. Duncan’s devastatingly Gothic Something Dark and Holy trilogy.

“Prepare for a snow-frosted, blood-drenched fairy tale where the monsters steal your heart and love ends up being the nightmare.” - Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The...


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Prepare yourselves. WICKED SAINTS is a marvel of a debut that sinks its claws into you from the first page and continues to latch on long after finishing. It’s a book that draws blood, makes you fall in love with monsters in all their forms, and relish moral complexities. It’s a book for everyone that loves their fantasy narratives sharp, a little (well, okay, maybe very) bloody, and intricately layered as much as its characters. This is the spiritual successor to Leigh Bardugo and Holly Black that I have waited years for.

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Wow..oh wow! Wicked Saints definatly lives up to it's title. It is a dark, gritty, fantasy novel that will take you into a magical world of Gods and monsters. It is the author's debut and she rocks this book! I am a huge fan of Holly Black and this series it right up there with her amazing writing. Emily A. Duncan has a darkly, delicious young adult novel that will appeal to adults as well. It is hard to put down and now I have to wait for the next one!

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