Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Waiting On Wednesday

Across a Star-Swept Sea
By Diana Peterfreund
Release date: October 15, 2013

Centuries after wars nearly destroyed civilization, Persis Blake's world is once again in the throes of rebellion.

For Persis, her public life is that of a socialite, filled with parties and ball gowns. But while she seems to be a frivolous aristocrat, inside Persis beats the heart of a spy—the same heart that is falling for the enemy, Justen Helo.

Persis's heart belongs to Justen, but before she can tell him the truth, she discovers he has a secret as well—one that could plunge their tropical paradise into another dark age. And Persis realizes she's not just risking her heart, she's risking the world she's sworn to protect.

Across a Star-Swept Sea is a romantic, science-fictional reimagining of the classic The Scarlet Pimpernel.

~Barnes & Nobel Description~

I loved For Darkness Shows the Stars, so I can't wait to see what's in store in her companion novel!  I'm really enjoying the re-imaginings of literary classics!

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