Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (3)

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"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.




Title: Dearly, Departed


Author: Lia Habel


Release Date: October 18, 2011


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Love can never die.


Love conquers all, so they say. But can Cupid’s arrow pierce the hearts of the living and the dead—or rather, the undead? Can a proper young Victorian lady find true love in the arms of a dashing zombie?


The year is 2195. The place is New Victoria—a high-tech nation modeled on the manners, mores, and fashions of an antique era. A teenager in high society, Nora Dearly is far more interested in military history and her country’s political unrest than in tea parties and debutante balls. But after her beloved parents die, Nora is left at the mercy of her domineering aunt, a social-climbing spendthrift who has squandered the family fortune, and now plans to marry her niece off for money. For Nora, no fate could be more horrible—until she’s nearly kidnapped by an army of walking corpses.


But fate is just getting started with Nora. Catapulted from her world of drawing-room civility, she’s suddenly gunning down ravenous zombies alongside mysterious black-clad commandos and confronting “The Laz,” a fatal virus that raises the dead—and hell along with them. Hardly ideal circumstances. Then Nora meets Bram Griswold, a young soldier who is brave, handsome, noble . . . and dead. But as is the case with the rest of his special undead unit, luck and modern science have enabled Bram to hold on to his mind, his manners, and his body parts. And when his bond of trust with Nora turns to tenderness, there’s no turning back. Eventually, they know, the disease will win, separating the star-crossed lovers forever. But until then, beating or not, their hearts will have what they desire.



Zombies.
Futuristic.
Dystopian.
Victorian.
Romance.



I seriously can’t wait to get my hands on this book!



What is your Waiting on Wednesday?



~The Bookaholic

12 comments:

  1. I seriously can't wait for this one :)

    Here's my WOW pick.

    Kat
    Wit and Sin

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  2. This book really sounds like it's got everything, so of course this is on my wishlist as well. :D Great pick!

    Carina
    (My WoW)

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  3. I added this to my tbr a few weeks ago...I feel ya girl i so SO can't wait for this one!!

    Cute blog and new follower btw;)

    Wanna know what has us on pins & needles?

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  4. Sounds really interesting - this goes on my watch-list for sure.

    I went for some old-school, apocalyptic vampires in my WOW for this week.

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  5. I had this as my WOW last month and it's definitely one I'm going to pre-order. I just wish it wasn't so far away :(

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  6. Ooh I really like the sound of this one. And that cover is just wow.

    Thanks, it's on my list.

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  7. Great pick. I am really looking forward to reading this one.
    Sally.
    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/05/waiting-on-wednesday-20.html

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  8. I totally agree. What's not to like about this book? Also, that cover! *sigh* So gorgeous.

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  9. Thank you everyone for the great comments! I'm going to come visit and follow back. ^^
    Yes, that cover is absolutely gorgeous, too. I agree. I wish the release date wasn't so far away. :(

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  10. I love the cover. Sounds amazing. Love me some zombie action.

    Amy (new follower)

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  11. New follower, beautiful blog! Check mine out at http://everydayadventure11.blogspot.com

    Thanks!

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