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Teaser Tuesday (more like Excerpt Tuesday really but that's not as catchy)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
My teaser (excerpt) is from Krysa's Curse by Tara West, Book 3 in the Whispers series

Swallowing back the rising bile, I cleared my throat. “What's wrong?”

“Sunny was murdered last night.”

The finality of AJ's words sliced through my stomach like a cold, hard blade.

“Krysta, are you okay?” Sophie asked, but her voice sounded distant, like she was in a dream.

Maybe that's what this was, just a bad dream.

I closed my eyes, wishing everything would return to normal. But in my mind I saw her, face and neck blotched with bruises, staring blankly at the wall behind me. “Poor Sunny,” I breathed while opening my eyes.

“I-I wonder who did it?” Sophie stammered.

“Her boyfriend.” I said through the hollow ache in my chest. Yeah, she was rude, but she didn't deserve to die.

Tilting her head, Sophie looked at me with a quizzical expression. “How do you know?”

Sunny's haunting words came rushing back to me. 'It was my boyfriend. He did it.' Leveling each of them a hardened stare, I saw recognition flash in their eyes. Choking back the emotion in my throat, I spoke through a whisper. “She told me last night.”

Can't wait! Krysta's Curse releases tomorrow!


Melanie Mastracola said...

Okay this ones from Leven Thumps and the Whispereed Secret by Obert Skye.

"This can't be good," Leven said breathlessly.

Clover leaned forward over the edge, staring into the darkness."Dumb birds," he spat. "I have half a mind to hump down there and sink my yeeth into them. Who's going to clean up the mess?"

Amelia shifted Winter from her lap and crawled over next to Leven. She peered over the edge with Geth still behind her.

"Fascinating," Geth observed.

All of them gazed down into the endless dark.

"Maybe we should..." Leven began.

Blaize said...

Wow, that sounds intriguing! Never heard of that book--I'll have to check it out. Thanks for stopping by, Melanie!