‘Waiting on’ Wednesday

“Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. In this post we highlight upcoming releases book we can’t wait to read.

Once Upon a RiverA dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child.

Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life.

Is it a miracle?

Is it magic?

Or can it be explained by science?

Replete with folklore, suspense and romance, as well as with the urgent scientific curiosity of the Darwinian age, Once Upon a River is as richly atmospheric as Setterfield’s bestseller The Thirteenth Tale.

Have you guys read it? What are you guys waiting on?