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Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Teaser Tuesdays - October 26


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 this week comes from a book that I decided to read again when I finished my last new book. It's book 2 in the 'Deadly Decor Mystery' series. I love this series because it combines a couple of my favourite things - interior design and a mystery!

Decorating Schemes by Ginny Aiken

'Then, with a twist of her delicate, acrylic-nailed, pink-manicured hand, Deedee turned the doorknob. "Let's go outside so you can see our killer view -"

Her blood-curdling shriek put an end to her words.

The Marshalls have a killer view, all right. But the killer view had nothing to do with the girl who lay sprawled in the middle of said patio's concrete floor, her body's lower half drenched in bright red blood.

I screamed too.'

A little bit gory, I know, but now you're intrigued, aren't you?

5 comments:

Madeleine said...

Definitely intrigued! I think a little bit of goriness is in order every one's in a while. And it's halloween this week anyways so goes with the theme! :D

Here's ours for the week.

TheBookishSnob said...

SO I wonder where the girl came from and why was she there? Great teaser

The Bookish Snob - Shades of Desire by LM Pruitt

Lori said...

This is not something I would read. But, I hope that you enjoy your book. Check out my MY Teaser For Tuesday. Happy Reading.

Alayne said...

Interesting! Nice teaser. Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.

Violet said...

That is definitely an intriguing teaser! And I love that the author was able to paint such a clear image of Deedee just by describing her manicured nails. :)

Violet @ The Eager Readers