WoW #152 – The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen

Posted June 12, 2019 by Lillian in Features / 7 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event originally created and hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are all eagerly anticipating. Jill has been MIA since August of 2016. Despite this, the meme lives on….Hope you come back Jill! Until then I will be joining Tressa at Wishful Endings and her meme Can’t-Wait Wednesday.

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m waiting on The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen. The blurb says it all for me: “A future chieftain. A fugitive prince. A too-cunning bodyguard.” That’s all I need to know to want this book. I love the intrigue and mystery surrounding the three main characters. A little romance, an adventure, and some magic/fantasy thrown in promises a good book.

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WoW #152 – The Merciful Crow by Margaret OwenThe Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen
Series: The Merciful Crow #1
Published by Henry Holt and Co. on 2019-07-30
Length: 384 pages

A future chieftain
Fie abides by one rule: look after your own. Her Crow caste of undertakers and mercy-killers takes more abuse than coin, but when they’re called to collect royal dead, she’s hoping they’ll find the payout of a lifetime.

A fugitive prince
When Crown Prince Jasimir turns out to have faked his death, Fie’s ready to cut her losses—and perhaps his throat. But he offers a wager that she can’t refuse: protect him from a ruthless queen, and he’ll protect the Crows when he reigns.

A too-cunning bodyguard
Hawk warrior Tavin has always put Jas’s life before his, magically assuming the prince’s appearance and shadowing his every step. But what happens when Tavin begins to want something to call his own?

About Margaret Owen

Margaret Owen

Margaret Owen was born and raised at the end of the Oregon Trail, and now lives and writes in Seattle while negotiating a long-term hostage situation with her two monstrous cats. In her free time, she enjoys exploring ill-advised travel destinations and raising money for social justice nonprofits through her illustrations.

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