Waiting on Wednesday: BLOOD and FLOWERS by Penny Blubaugh

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

This week I have Selected Blood and Flowers by Penny Blubaugh. The cover has a cirque de soleil/flashback sixties feel that is attention grabbing. The synopsis is charged with adventure and romance and I cannot wait to read it.



Three years ago, Persia ran away from her drug-addict parents and found a home with the Outlaws, an underground theater troupe. With time, this motley band of mortals and fey, puppeteers and actors, becomes the loving family Persia never had, and soon Persia not only discovers a passion for theater but also falls in love with one of the other Outlaws. Life could not be more perfect.

Until an enemy makes an unfair accusation against the group and forces them to flee their world and hide in the neighboring realm of Faerie. But in Faerie, all is not flowers and rainbows. With bloodthirsty trolls, a hostile monarchy, and a dangerous code of magic, the fey world is far from the safe haven the Outlaws had hoped for....

4 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: BLOOD and FLOWERS by Penny Blubaugh"

So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: September 29, 2010 at 1:22 AM

This sounds really good and I love the cover. It's very different.


Chapter Chicks wrote: September 29, 2010 at 7:39 AM

This book cover is so gorgeous! I want it! :)


Pam wrote: September 29, 2010 at 8:41 AM

OMG this sounds great!


Bere wrote: October 2, 2010 at 7:13 PM

I love how colorful the cover is. Sounds really great. Definitely one to lookout for. Great pick, Nancy! =)


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