Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Teaser Tuesday: Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lazear


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 and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lazear has worked its way to the top of my review stack. I was intrigued by the cover that hinted at Steampunk and the blurb that mentioned faeries. Sounds like an interesting combination.

Here is the description:
A hoverboard appeared in her rearview mirror. “This is the Los Angeles Air Patrol,” a voice boomed. “I command you to land your vehicle  in the name of the law.”

Noli Braddock and her best friend V’s incident with a flying auto have landed them in a heap of trouble. And when Noli is sent to a spirit-squelching reform school in San Francisco, she’s sure that her rebellious adventures are over.

Meanwhile, Kevighn Silver has been ordered by the Faerie Queen to bring a mortal girl back to the Otherworld. The magic requires a blood sacrifice every seven years, and only a mortal girl who shines with the Spark—a girl like Noli—will keep the Otherworld from complete destruction.

When an ill-timed wish sends Noli tumbling into the Otherworld, she’s more homesick than ever . . . until V arrives to save her from an untimely demise. But who exactly is V? And if he helps Noli escape, who will save the realm of Faerie from utter annihilation?
Teaser:
"Are you hurt?" Mr. Darrow looked them up and down, scanning both with unspectacled green eyes that always seemed to read their very souls.

14 comments:

  1. haven't heard this one before.
    here is my TT

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  2. Oh my! That cover looks really pretty!! I hope this is a good book. It sounds like a good book. Looking forward to what you think of it :)

    TT @ ai-books

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  3. This one sounds pretty good. I like the cover.

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  4. Nice teaser! I love the cover and the story sounds very interesting. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Great teaser!! I have been wondering about this book. It sounds good!

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  6. You're right -- the combination of steam punk and faeries is unexpected. I'll bet that makes for an interesting story.
    My teaser is from Hot Issues, Cool Choices.

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  7. nice teaser. this book is on my wishlist

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  8. OOh interesting! Wondering who this person is and what just happened!

    Here's my Teaser

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  9. I've been waiting for this book. I managed to snag some signed bookmarks from Suzanne!!

    Thanx for stopping by my TT
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace
    New Follower :)

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  10. Great choice, this is on my wishlist and now I want it even more!

    Thanks by stopping by my blog!

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  11. Good tease, all kinds of possibilities on where this is going. :)

    Here is my teaser

    Happy reading

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  12. Nice teaser! I enjoy steampunk and fairies!

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