Waiting On Wednesday: Witchbreaker by James Maxey

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Witchbreaker by James Maxey

Five hundred years ago, the famed Witchbreaker, Lord Stark Tower, launched a war against the cult of witches, nearly wiping them out. Today, only a handful of women still practice the craft in secret. A young witch named Sorrow has dedicated her life to changing this reality, vowing to wipe out the Church of the Book and launch a new golden age of witchcraft. In pursuit of her goals, she bonds her soul with Rott, the primal dragon of decay, giving her nearly limitless powers of destruction. 

Unfortunately, tapping this power comes at the cost of her humanity, leading her into a desperate quest to find the greatest witch of all time, Avaris, in hopes of mastering her dark magic before it destroys her. But she's not alone in hunting Avaris, as fate throws her into an uneasy partnership with a man who wants to be the new Witchbreaker. Can either of them survive their mutual quests when their journey leads them into battle with Tempest, the primal dragon of storms? (Dec 26, 2012)

I've heard good things about Maxey's series, and since the release of the final volume is still 3 months away, I just may have time to get through the first two books, which I picked up over the summer.


  1. Interesting! I haven't heard of this but it sounds like an intriguing read!

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  2. I haven't heard of this one, but I hope you get it soon!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration
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  3. I want this book too!! Great pick! Thanks so much for spotlighting it today. Please check out my WoW!

  4. The third book is coming out already!? Oh good god. I can't keep up anymore. ;)

  5. I love books about witches. I'll have to check this out!

  6. I'm loving the sound of this one! Witches and Dragons, count me in!!!


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