Waiting on Wednesday: The Tiger at Midnight

Originally created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, and adapted to Can’t Wait Wednesday by Tressa at Wishful Endings, Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

38205303This week I am waiting on
The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala

Publication Date: April 23rd, 2019

Goodreads Summary
Esha is a legend, but no one knows. It’s only in the shadows that she moonlights as the Viper, the rebels’ highly skilled assassin. She’s devoted her life to avenging what she lost in the royal coup, and now she’s been tasked with her most important mission to date: taking down the ruthless General Hotha.

Kunal has been a soldier since childhood, training morning and night to uphold the power of King Vardaan. His uncle, the general, has ensured that Kunal never strays from the path—even as a part of Kunal longs to join the outside world, which has been growing only more volatile.

Then Esha’s and Kunal’s paths cross—and an unimaginable chain of events unfolds. Both the Viper and the soldier think they’re calling the shots, but they’re not the only players moving the pieces. As the bonds that hold their land in order break down and the sins of the past meet the promise of a new future, both rebel and soldier must make unforgivable choices.

Drawing inspiration from ancient Indian history and Hindu mythology, the first book in Swati Teerdhala’s debut fantasy trilogy captivates with electric romance, stunning action, and the fierce bonds that hold people together—and that drive them apart.


Assassin, soldier, and a mix of ancient Indian history and Hindu mythology, what more could you possibly want? There is a slew of epic fantasy novels coming out this year and The Tiger at Midnight should not be overlooked. This book sounds like an intense exploration of loss and revenge and I’m intrigued to see what these unforgivable choices are that sets our characters down a path that has plenty of risks.

What’s your most anticipated book?

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14 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: The Tiger at Midnight

    • I have a terrible weakness for pretty covers haha. It looks so magical and atmospheric. I have a very limited knowledge of Indian history so I’m really excited to see how that’s woven into the story.

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