Waiting On Wednesday: Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman

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Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman

Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman
Series: Blood of Gods and Royals
On Sale Date: June 28, 2016
Young Adult, Fantasy & Magic
Harlequin Teen,  432 pages
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In Macedon, war rises like smoke, forbidden romance blooms and ancient magic tempered with rage threatens to turn an empire to dust 

After winning his first battle, Prince Alexander fights to become the ruler his kingdom demands—but the line between leader and tyrant blurs with each new threat. 

Meanwhile, Hephaestion, cast aside by Alexander for killing the wrong man, must conceal the devastating secret of a divine prophecy from Katerina even as the two of them are thrust together on a dangerous mission to Egypt. 

The warrior, Jacob, determined to forget his first love, vows to eradicate the ancient Blood Magics and believes that royal prisoner Cynane holds the key to Macedon's undoing. 

And in chains, the Persian princess Zofia still longs to find the Spirit Eaters, but first must grapple with the secrets of her handsome—and deadly—captor. 

New York Times bestselling author Eleanor Herman entwines the real scandals of history with epic fantasy to reimagine the world's most brilliant ruler, Alexander the Great, in the second book of the Blood of Gods and Royals series.

Why I'm Waiting

I really enjoyed the first installment in this series: LEGACY OF KINGS! The mix of history featuring a young Alexander the Great with touches of Greek mythology just swept me away into a fascinating world. I'm looking forward to getting more of Zofia's story as well as a trip to Egypt with Hephaestion and Katerina!