Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Teaser Tuesday with Dead Things

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!
I picked this one up randomly from the library. I was craving some dark urban fantasy with a noir edge. So far, so good. It's a bit like the Dresden Files, but Eric isn't quite as funny and he's a necromancer. DEAD THINGS by Stephen Blackmoore is gritty and unique. Voodoo and Aztec Death gods wandering around. Very cool.

Here's your teaser:
"You want to hire me."
"No," she says. "I want to own you." (page 68)


  1. Great teaser. Hope you enjoyed reading it.

    Here is my teaser post

  2. ohhh like it!

    Here is mine http://cynthia2729.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/teaser-tuesday-june-18/

  3. Great teaser! Sometimes the best books are the ones we choose randomly. :)

    Have a great day. ☺

  4. This does sound cool. I'll have to add it to my wishlist. Come see my teasers for Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh and Ink by Amanda Sun. Happy reading!

  5. Whoa... Talk about a gripping tease. Seriously.

  6. Ooh, tension in two lines. I like it!

  7. Love your teaser. I'd like to know more about the characters who are speaking!
    My Teaser is from THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS.

  8. It's too bad there was only one season of the Dresden Files. Great stuff. I'll have to make a note of this book.

  9. Thanks for popping in! It was a good book. I can't rave about it, but it was a good solid urban fantasy read.

  10. Ha! Sounds like a strong woman. :D Great teaser. I'm curious and want to try these. :)

    I too have a teaser up, if you'd like to stop by:

  11. Great snippet! I love dark books, so I'm definitely intrigued by this one...

  12. I am intrigued by this teaser, Christine. I love her return comment,"No, I want to own you."
    Thanks for sharing.

  13. It sounds interesting, and I do like the cover, but I love dark books with humor too.


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