Sin-Eating, a traditional feast set at a funeral in order to let the deceased slip free of the sins that hold them to earth and continue on to the other world. It would have been Twylla’s fate to become a sin eater, had she not been chosen by the gods. Instead, she is a goddess embodied for as long as she eats a deadly mixture of blood and poison once a month, and is capable of killing with a single touch. The plot snakes around the royal family and their so called ‘immunity’ to Twylla’s fatal touch. Twylla’s loneliness manifests itself in undying faith to her Gods, which makes her blind to the Queen’s instability. An interesting read, the next book in the series is on my to read list. Well worth a look at!