Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Teaser Tuesday: The Girl in the Picture by Alexandra Monir

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books and a Beat. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • 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!

Teaser:
"I was his girlfriend. He barely even knew her."

Officer Ladge looks taken aback, frowning as he glances from me to Lana and back again. I hold my breath. This isn't happening.
This week I am reading The Girl in the Picture by Alexandra Monir. I got this mystery for review from NetGalley. Here is the description from Amazon:
One dead body, one photograph, one comprimising secret. Everyone's a suspect in this classic "whodunit" murder mystery from Timeless author, Alexandra Monir.  
Nicole Morgan has been labeled many things—the geeky music girl, the shy sidekick of Miss Popularity, and the girl with the scar. Now only one name haunts her through the halls of Oyster Bay Prep. The girl in the picture.

After heartthrob Chace Porter is found dead in the woods near the school, the police search for the girl snuggled up next to him in a picture discovered among his personal effects. A girl no one knew was even close to him—and whose best friend, Lana Rivera, was his girlfriend.

Nicole is that girl, and now she’s the primary suspect in his murder.

What happened that night? Were Nicole and Chace dating behind Lana’s back? Were he and Lana over? Could either of the girls have killed him?

In alternating points of view—that of suspect Nicole Morgan and that of Lana Rivera—and weaving between present-day, flashbacks, and the characters' surreal subconscious, The Girl in the Picture is a unique tale of teen friendship, romance, and deadly secrets.

4 comments:

  1. Isn't it always the girlfriends who find out last?

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  2. Oh, I haven't heard of this book but it sounds right up my alley! Here is my teaser: http://booklovingmommy.blogspot.com/2016/11/teaser-tuesday-beautiful-affliction-by.html

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  3. Ooh intriguing!! Wonder what's going on?

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  4. That sounds really intense. I'd certainly keep reading. Here's my link for today: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-1ny

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