The Wicked and the Just

The Wicked and the Just Review

This powerful historical fiction debut, set in medieval Wales, follows Cecily whose family is lured by cheap land and the duty of all Englishman to help keep down the “vicious” Welshmen, and Gwenhwyfar, a Welsh girl who must wait hand and foot on her new English mistress. As issues of prejudice, heritage, and occupation come to a head, both girls have to find a way to survive.

Title:The Wicked and the Just
Edition Language:English

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  • Tatiana

    As seen on The Readventurer.How much do you know about Wales? 13th century Wales? Invasion of Wales by England?Nothing? Do not fret, neither did I before reading The Wicked and the Just. I can claim t...

  • Emily May

    I'm so sorry that this review has taken me forever and a day to write, I truly hate it when real life swoops in and drops a bunch of university essays on my head and also a dash of relationship drama...

  • Jo

    “I see it in your face, Gwenhwyfar. And believe me, I’m sorely tempted to let you, but by God, we are not animals, no matter how many times they say as much.” Wow, this book was not what I exp...

  • Noelle

    4.5 starsWhen I saw that Netgalley described this book as a combination between Catherine, Called Birdy and Braveheart, I promptly elbowed everyone out of the way to get to a computer and press "requ...

  • Michelle, the Bookshelf Stalker  Queen of the Undead

    Read my review here...http://badassbookreviews.com/arc-revi...or below...What an interesting book. Seriously! I don't know if it was the alternating POV between Gwinny and Cecily, the violence and pov...

  • Maja (The Nocturnal Library)

    Surprisingly enough, quality YA historical fiction is hard to find. Unsurprisingly, when one does finally show up, it does not go unnoticed. The Wicked and the Just is a splendid debut, thoroughly res...

  • Isamlq

    Going in blind on this one really did pay off. The sometimes self-deceiving, spoiled brat of a daughter that was Cecily could be in turns exasperating, annoying then fascinating. Because really how co...

  • Telemachus

    Normally I enjoy writing reviews, but it's bittersweet this time, because I'm not ready to close THE WICKED AND THE JUST, not eager to intone its requiem.Beautiful from beginning to end, the tale grow...

  • Keertana

    “God is indeed merciful to sinners.” Cecily’s world has just ended. Edgeley Hall, the beloved manor that was once to become hers, is now property of her Uncle Robert. Now, Cecily must move to ...

  • Kell Andrews

    A gripping story of a 1293 Wales with two strong-willed, but deeply flawed main characters -- displaced Cecily, who longs for her genteel English home but has accompanied her burgess father to the wal...