Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Teaser Tuesday: Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by The Purple Booker. 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 (from 10% in the eARC):
If they were sheep, the mudback captain was the sheepdog, by turns leading them into the fray, turning them away from danger, snapping at their heels, calling them to order when they fell apart.
This week I am reading Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima. I got this eARC from Edelweiss. Here is the description from Amazon:
From New York Times bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima, this is a thrilling story of the unfathomable costs of war, the allure of dark magic, and two principled and conflicted characters drawn together despite everything they stand to lose.

Alyssa ana’Raisa, the reluctant princess heir to the Gray Wolf throne of the Fells, feels more comfortable striking with a sword than maneuvering at court. After a brush with death, Lyss goes on the offensive, meaning to end the war that has raged her whole life. If her gamble doesn’t pay off, she could lose her queendom before she even ascends to the throne. Across enemy lines in Arden, young rising star Captain Halston Matelon is being sent on ever more dangerous assignments. Between the terrifying rumors of witches and wolfish warriors to the north and his cruel king at home, Hal is caught in an impossible game of life and death.

Lyss and Hal’s intricately linked fates become inseparable when they fall under the shadow of a new enemy—a force that threatens to extinguish the last rays of hope in the Shattered Realms.


6 comments:

  1. This looks like an interesting book! I hope you enjoy it.

    My teaser for this week.

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  2. That's such a great description. Both books you shared this week sound fun.

    My TT from Crossing In Time

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  3. Interesting teaser! Totally new to me one!

    Here's my Tuesday Post

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  4. Not my favourite genre but I love the cover. Here's my link for this week: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-1wi

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  5. I really like the blurb on this book! I haven't heard of it before, but it's intriguing.

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