The Sin Eater's Daughter : The Sin Eater's Daughter

  • by Melinda Salisbury
  • Narrated by Amy Shiels
  • Series: The Sin Eater's Daughter
  • 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A startling, seductive, deliciously dark debut that will shatter your definition of YA fantasy.
Sixteen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. Although she's engaged to the prince, no one speaks to her. No one even looks at her. Because Twylla isn't a member of the court. She's the executioner.
Goddess-embodied Twylla kills with a single touch. So each week she's taken to the prison and forced to lay her hands on those accused of treason. No one will ever love her. Who could care for a girl with murder in her veins? Even the prince, whose royal blood supposedly makes him immune to her touch, avoids her.
Then a new guard arrives--a boy whose playful smile belies his deadly swordsmanship. And unlike the others, he's able to look past Twylla's executioner robes and see the girl, not the goddess. Yet a treasonous romance is the least of Twylla's problems. The queen has a plan to destroy her enemies--a plan that requires an unthinkable sacrifice. Will Twylla do what it takes to protect her kingdom? Or will she abandon her duty in favor of a doomed love?


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Customer Reviews

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good, bad, then good

The story started off great, somewhere in the middle it became boring and not so interesting. But it started picking up again near the end with a nice twist to make up for the boring middle part. Overall It's a good book and I'm looking forward to the second book.
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- Ka

Kept me on the edge until the very end.

I found the story captivating and the narration wonderful. The story had MANY unexpected twists, right up to the very end. The main character of the story is relatable, if not somewhat pathetically useless and dumb at times. But no one is perfect, even fictional characters I guess. The plot keeps you on the edge of your seat and the descriptive words painted a wonderful picture in my mind. I felt submerged within the world itself at times. A new favorite for sure.
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- Kayla

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-01-2015
  • Publisher: Scholastic Audio