Waiting on Wednesday: A Promise of Fire

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

29932617This week I am waiting on
A Promise of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #1) by Amanda Bouchet

Publication Date: August 1st 2016

Goodreads Summary
Kingmaker. Soothsayer. Warrior. Mage. Kingdoms would rise and fall for her . . . if she is ever found. 

In the icy North, where magic is might, an all-powerful elite ruthlessly guided by a glacial Queen have grown to dominate the world. Now rebellion is stirring in the rough, magic-poor South, where for the first time in memory a warlord has succeeded in uniting the tribal nations.

Stuck in the middle is Cat – circus performer and soothsayer – safely hidden behind heavy make-up, bright colours and the harmless illusion of the circus. Until someone suspects she’s more than she seems . . . 

Captured by the Southern warlord Griffin, Cat’s careful camouflage is wearing thin. For how long can – or should – she conceal the true extent of her power? Faced with dragons, homicidal mages, rival Gods and the traitorous longings of her own heart, she must decide: is it time to claim her destiny and fight?


How epic does this book sound? Not only do you have magic but you also have dragons and from the sounds of it, a lot of mythology – which is a huge plus for me. More than that I have a strong feeling that Griffin and Cat will follow the classic hate to love trope aka one of my favourites. This world sounds so exciting and I can wait to meet these characters.

What’s your most anticipated book?

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16 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: A Promise of Fire

  1. I’ve already read this, Lois, and I’m absolutely obsessed with it! The hate to love was really strong! Adult fantasy romance should be more of a thing and I’ve been dying to read more.
    I can’t wait for you to pick it up and hopefully love it too! 🙂
    Wonderful review!

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    • YAY! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed this, Nick. I’ve not read many adult fantasies so I’m definitely up to exploring more of these books. I can’t wait to get my hands on this book now. 😀

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