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Wicked Saints

(2019)
(The first book in the Something Dark and Holy series)
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A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings. Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.

In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light.

Wicked Saints is the thrilling start to Emily A. Duncan's devastatingly Gothic Something Dark and Holy trilogy.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Prepare for a snow-frosted, blood-drenched fairy tale where the monsters steal your heart and love ends up being the nightmare." - Roshani Chokshi

"Full of blood and monsters and magic?this book destroyed me and I adored it. Emily is a wicked storyteller, she’s not afraid to hurt her characters or her readers. If you’ve ever fallen in love with a villain you will fall hard for this book." - Stephanie Garber

"This is the novel of dark theology and eldritch blood-magic that I’ve been waiting for all my life. It’s got a world at once brutal and beautiful, filled with characters who are wounded, lovable, and ferocious enough to break your heart. A shattering, utterly satisfying read." - Rosamund Hodge

"Wicked Saints is a lush, brutal, compelling fantasy that is dark, deep, and bloody - absolutely riveting! With a boy who is both man and monster, mysterious saints with uncertain motives, and a girl filled with holy magic who is just beginning to understand the full reaches of her power, this gothic jewel of a story will sink its visceral iron claws into you, never letting go until you’ve turned the last page. And truthfully, not even then - the explosive ending will haunt you for days!" - Robin LaFevers

"Dark, bloody, and monstrously romantic. This is the villain love interest that we've all been waiting for." - Margaret Rogerson

"Seductively dark and enchanting, Wicked Saints is a trance you won’t want to wake from. Duncan has skillfully erected a world like no other, complete with provocative magic, sinister creatures, and a plot that keeps you guessing. This spellbinding YA fantasy will bewitch readers to the very last page." - Adrienne Young


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Used availability for Emily A Duncan's Wicked Saints

Hardback Editions

April 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wicked Saints: A Novel (Something Dark and Holy)
Author(s): Emily A Duncan
ISBN: 1-250-19566-7 / 978-1-250-19566-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

April 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wicked Saints: A Novel (Something Dark and Holy)
Author(s): Emily A Duncan
ISBN: 1-250-19567-5 / 978-1-250-19567-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

April 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Wicked Saints: A Novel (Something Dark and Holy)
Author(s): Emily A Duncan
ISBN: 1-250-22119-6 / 978-1-250-22119-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Young Listeners
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Wicked Saints: A Novel: Something Dark and Holy, Book 1
Author(s): Emily A Duncan
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


April 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Wicked Saints: A Novel: Something Dark and Holy, Book 1
Author(s): Emily A Duncan
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


April 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Wicked Saints: A Novel: Something Dark and Holy, Book 1
Author(s): Emily A Duncan
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Wicked Saints: A Novel: Something Dark and Holy, Book 1
Author(s): Emily A Duncan
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Wicked Saints: A Novel (Something Dark and Holy Book 1)
Author(s): Emily A Duncan
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU