Waiting on Wednesday: Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto

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Waiting on Wednesday: Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto

Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto


YES. Cover, synopsis, it’s all working for me. 

Book Info

Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto
Published by Balzer + Bray
Pub Date: February 2nd 2016
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The two-bit town of Rogue City is a lawless place, full of dark magic and saloon brawls, monsters and six-shooters. But it’s perfect for seventeen-year-old Westie, the notorious adopted daughter of local inventor Nigel Butler.

Westie was only a child when she lost her arm and her family to cannibals on the wagon trail. Nine years later, Westie may seem fearsome with her foul-mouthed tough exterior and the powerful mechanical arm built for her by Nigel, but the memory of her past still haunts her. She’s determined to make the killers pay for their crimes—and there’s nothing to stop her except her own reckless ways.

But Westie’s search ceases when a wealthy family comes to town looking to invest in Nigel’s latest invention, a machine that can harvest magic from gold—which Rogue City desperately needs as the magic wards that surround the city start to fail. There’s only one problem: the investors look exactly like the family who murdered Westie’s kin. With the help of Nigel’s handsome but scarred young assistant, Alistair, Westie sets out to prove their guilt. But if she’s not careful, her desire for revenge could cost her the family she has now.

This thrilling novel is a remarkable tale of danger and discovery, from debut author Michelle Modesto.


Jess @ Gone with the Words

13 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto”

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    Becky V.

    I love that we’re getting a few YA westerns! So fun! :) And I am in love with this cover. This needs to be a poster.

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    Grace Fonseca

    Nice pick. This one wasn’t even on my radar and is now on it, thanks to you. I love the cover and the synopsis makes me covet this book even more than before.

    My WOW

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    Rachel Writes Things

    Jess, this one sounds so good. I am intrigued by the idea of a steampunkish YA Western and the cover font treatment is soo cool. Thanks for sharing, it was also great to meet you at Chevys at BEA ;)

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    Cassi @ My Thoughts Literally

    Great choice! When this cover was revealed recently my first thought was how beautiful it is. Then I saw the synopsis and I got even more excited. Steampunk western with a dark magic world and a tough female protagonist out for revenge. I NEED IT!

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