Waiting on Wednesday 74: Touch of Death


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Name: The Touch of Death
Author: Kelly Hashway
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release Date: January 15th, 2013
235 pages
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Jodi Marshall isn’t sure how she went from normal teenager to walking disaster. One minute she’s in her junior year of high school, spending time with her amazing boyfriend and her best friend. The next she’s being stalked by some guy no one seems to know.

After the stranger, Alex, reveals himself, Jodi learns he’s not a normal teenager and neither is she. With a kiss that kills and a touch that brings the dead back to life, Jodi discovers she’s part of a branch of necromancers born under the 13th sign of the zodiac, Ophiuchus. A branch of necromancers that are descendents of Medusa. A branch of necromancers with poisoned blood writhing in their veins.

Jodi’s deadly to the living and even more deadly to the deceased. She has to leave her old, normal life behind before she hurts the people she loves. As if that isn’t difficult enough, Jodi discovers she’s the chosen one who has to save the rest of her kind from perishing at the hands of Hades. If she can’t figure out how to control her power, history will repeat itself, and her race will become extinct.

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My Thoughts:
What a great spin on novels about Greek gods!  I love the idea of adding in Necromancers.  This arc received excellent reviews and I really cannot wait to read this book when it comes out!

What are you waiting for this week? Let me know in the comments!

7 comments:

LunaMoth said...

sounds a bit cliche but dosnt sound too bad.

Jessica@a GREAT read said...

Nice! Been seeing a lot of this one lately! Hope you enjoy it!

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Martina Koleva said...

Oh I already have this one on my to-read list and I can't wait. The book sounds pretty awesome and that cover is just gorgeous! Great pick. I hope you enjoy reading the book when it's out.
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Kate said...

Great choice, I can't wait for this one either!

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BookInHand said...

We're WOW twins this week!

Mel@Thedailyprophecy. said...

I like the necromancers! Great pick :)

Mel@thedailyprophecy.

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

what a pretty cover!

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