Can’t Wait Wednesday : Foundryside (Founders #1) by Robert Jackson Bennett

Can't Wait Wednesday

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that was originally created by Breaking the Spine.  Unfortunately Breaking the Spine are no longer hosting so I’m now linking my posts up to Wishful Endings Can’t Wait Wednesday. Don’t forget to stop over, link up and check out what books everyone else is waiting for.  If you want to take part, basically, every Wednesday, we highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  This week my book is : Foundryside (Founders #1) by Robert Jackson Bennett.  Check it out:

She thought it was just another job. But her discovery could bring the city to its knees . . .

The city of Tevanne runs on scrivings, industrialised magical inscriptions that make inanimate objects sentient; they power everything, from walls to wheels to weapons. Scrivings have brought enormous progress and enormous wealth – but only to the four merchant Houses who control them. Everyone else is a servant or slave, or they eke a precarious living in the hellhole called the Commons.

There’s not much in the way of work for an escaped slave like Sancia Grado, but she has an unnatural talent that makes her one of the best thieves in the city. When she’s offered a lucrative job to steal an ancient artefact from a heavily guarded warehouse, Sancia agrees, dreaming of leaving the Commons – but instead, she finds herself the target of a murderous conspiracy. Someone powerful in Tevanne wants the artefact, and Sancia dead – and whoever it is already wields power beyond imagining.

Sancia will need every ally, and every ounce of wits at her disposal, if she is to survive – because if her enemy gets the artefact and unlocks its secrets, thousands will die, and, even worse, it will allow ancient evils back into the world and turn their city into a devastated battleground.

Due out : August 2018

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23 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : Foundryside (Founders #1) by Robert Jackson Bennett”

  1. Barb (boxermommyreads)

    I’ve seen this one around quite a bit and hope you love it. I do think it will be quite popular.

    • @lynnsbooks

      I do like Mr Bennett – and it always gives me a kick calling him that!
      Lynn 😀

  2. Tammy

    I love the UK cover! I may need to buy both these. Awesome choice😊

    • @lynnsbooks

      They’re both great covers aren’t they. Can’t wait.
      Lynn 😀

  3. waytoofantasy

    I haven’t read any of his work yet but I keep hearing great things!

  4. Bob @ Beauty in Ruins

    Bennett blew me away with his last series, and I didn’t think it would be to my tastes. Looking forward to this.

    • @lynnsbooks

      I do like him – and yes, his last series was awesome.
      Lynn 😀

  5. fanfiaddict

    Just got an eARC. Looking forward to it!

  6. DJ (@MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape)

    I just discovered this book yesterday when I was cruisin’ though BN’s coming soon!

  7. Carmen

    Intriguing concept. I hope you like it once you get to it. 🙂

    • Carmen

      Love both covers, btw.

      • @lynnsbooks

        I think you’re spot on – they’re both good covers.
        Lynn 😀

    • @lynnsbooks

      I love this author and I’ve read a number of his books. He’s very good and so I’m excited for this one.
      Lynn 😀

  8. Kathy @Pages Below the Vaulted Sky

    Oooh I haven’t seen the UK cover before! Now I gotta decide which I want. 😀

    • @lynnsbooks

      They’re both really good – it’s so difficult to choose. I think the UK one might be my favourite – then I look again and I think possibly the US version.
      Pah
      Lynn 😀

  9. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    I can’t wait to dive into this one!

    • @lynnsbooks

      It sounds fantastic and I love the covers for both versions.
      Lynn 😀

  10. sjhigbee

    This one sounds great – and both covers are fabulous – I look forward to hearing your views on this offering, Lynn.

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