Waiting On Wednesday #8

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking The Spine. The purpose is to discuss books we can’t wait to get our hands on. As readers, there are always books that we want to read that haven’t been released yet. Whether they are sequels to much-loved books or debut novels we are excited to add to our TBR and read, there is always something shiny and new on the horizon. Today is Waiting On Wednesday #8, showcasing the book I am eagerly awaiting to release.

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Title: Maul: Lockdown (Star Wars)

Author: Joe Schreiber

Expected Publication Date: January 14, 2014

Hardcover, 256

Synopsis:

It’s kill or be killed in the space penitentiary that houses the galaxy’s worst criminals, where convicts face off in gladiatorial combat while an underworld gambling empire reaps the profits of the illicit blood sport. But the newest contender in this savage arena, as demonic to behold as he is deadly to challenge, is fighting for more than just survival. His do-or-die mission, for the dark masters he serves, is to capture the ultimate weapon: an object capable of obliterating the Jedi and conquering the galaxy.

Sith lords Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious are determined to possess the prize. And one of the power-hungry duo has his own treacherous plans for it. But first, their fearsome apprentice must take on a bloodthirsty prison warden, a cannibal gang, cutthroat crime lord Jabba the Hutt, and an unspeakable alien horror. No one else could brave such a gauntlet of death and live. But no one else is the dreaded dark-side disciple known as Darth Maul.

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