"Prepare for a snow-frosted, blood-drenched fairy tale where the monsters steal your heart and love ends up being the nightmare.” (Roshani Chokshi)
Emily A. Duncan's debut novel set the publishing world abuzz and was an instant New York Times bestseller. The book continues to make waves and has won itself many die-hard fans. Duncan wrote Wicked Saints while in grad school at Kent State University, where she graduated with a Master's degree in Library Science. Now, she balances writing and working full-time as a youth services librarian.
Wicked Saints is the thrilling start to Emily A. Duncan’s devastatingly Gothic Something Dark and Holy trilogy.
A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself.
A prince in danger must decide who to trust.
A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings.
Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.
In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light.
Content warning: this book contains graphic violence, blood, child abuse, and drinking.
If this sounds like something you'd like to read, you can get your copy of the book from the store with a 15% discount until the end of October. You can also get the audiobook from our partner, Libro.fm! Click here to get yours!
Reviews & Interviews
"5 Questions with: Emily A. Duncan"-- Frolic
"Book Review: Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan" -- The Young Folks
"Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan" -- Smart Bitches, Trashy Books
We'll meet at Foggy Pine Books on October 31st at 7:30pm. There will be free wine and snacks for book club members to share. Bring a friend and come discuss the book with us, even if you weren't able to completely finish it or if you didn't like it. You can see the Facebook event & RSVP here.
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