Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: The Madness Underneath


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

 I am waiting on:

The Madness Underneath (Shades of London, #2)Title: The Madness Underneath
Author: Maureen Johnson
Series: Shades of London #2
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Publication Date: February 26, 2013

After her near-fatal run-in with the Jack the Ripper copycat, Rory Devereaux has been living in Bristol under the close watch of her parents. So when her therapist suddenly suggests she return to Wexford, Rory jumps at the chance. But Rory's brush with the Ripper touched her more than she thought possible: she's become a human terminus, with the power to eliminate ghosts on contact. She soon finds out that the Shades— the city's secret ghost-fighting police—are responsible for her return. The Ripper may be gone, but now there is a string of new inexplicable deaths threatening London. Rory has evidence that the deaths are no coincidence. Something much more sinister is going on, and now she must convince the squad to listen to her before it's too late.
In this follow-up to the Edgar Award-nominated The Name of the Star, Maureen Johnson adds another layer of spectacularly gruesome details to the streets of London that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.

Why am I waiting?
I loved The Name of The Star, and really liked the idea that only certain people can see ghosts. I just cannot wait to see where Rory's adventure is going to go next, after her parents removed her from Wexford. It sounds like she might go back, and end up in the middle of another ghostly murder. All I know is that it sounds amazing!

What are you waiting for?
Let me know in the comments or leave me a link to come check it out!

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Unknown said...

Nice pick. I liked TNotS, but didn't love it. I do want to read this book, though. I think the new cover fits the books better. Thanks for sharing!

The Brunette Librarian said...

Great pick - I'm sure its gonna be a must read :)
The Brunette Librarian's Waiting on Wednesday Blog

Mel@Thedailyprophecy said...

I liked the first book, so I'm definitely eager to find out more about Rory :)


Unknown said...

I love the Name of the Star... Can't wait for this one too.. Nice pick.

Jenea @ Books Live Forever's WoW

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