06 May 2014

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Here's what you do...




-Grab your current read
-Open to a random page
-Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. (I splurged a bit on "2")
-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 Teaser Tuesday participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teasers!

Title: The Space Between (The Book of Phoenix #1)
Author: Kristie Cook
Publisher: Ang'dora Productions, LLC, 393 Pages (April 5th, 2013)
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Order a copy: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Amazon UK

NOTE: This is a "New Adult" novel. Due to mature content this title is recommended for ages 17+

Synopsis: When Life Falls to Pieces, Answers Lie in the Space Between

After a month-long dance tour through Italy, 20-year-old Leni Drago returns to Georgia to care for her great-uncle, only to find him gone, the home they shared empty and any evidence he ever existed wiped out. All that’s left is a journal she can’t open.

Jeric Winters has been searching for a piece of his past for over a year, only to reach a dead-end in Georgia. When an urgent and magnetic pull draws him out of his hotel room, he comes face-to-face with the beautiful dancer who’s been haunting his dreams day and night.

Jeric’s one to stay away from—a bad-boy, hit-it-and-quit-it type—but Leni can’t escape the fervent feelings between them. As their own existences begin to crumble around them and shadowy forms that are more monsters than men attack, they realize there’s more to the connection between them than physical fascination.

To solve the riddle their lives have become, they must embark on a journey that requires them to face their pasts and release their true souls. And they must do it fast—dark ones from another world are closing in, intent on killing them. Permanently.
Teaser:

          "L-E-N-I", she signed.
          "As in L-E-N-N-Y K-R-A-V-I-T-Z or as in -" I made the sign for lay and pointed to my knee.
          Her mouth opened in a broad smile and by the way her body shook slightly, I knew she was laughing. She told me it was the latter.
          "I'm J-E-R-I-C," I shared before we both dug into the creamy goodness in front of us.
          The cannoli might have been a mistake. I had one hour with her, only sixty minutes, but it was impossible to sign with ricotta covered fingers. Watching her suck the sweet cheese off, though, made it worth it, although it also made me hard.
          "How do you know the difference in sounds?" She asked when she was finished. She must have seen the confusion in my eyes. "Like how to say my name."
          Ah. She was perceptive.
          "I haven't always been deaf," I replied. "I was in an accident eight years ago. I was fourteen, so plenty old enough to remember sounds." -- Jeric & Leni, Page 16, 17 


About the Author:

Kristie Cook is a lifelong writer in various genres, from marketing communications to fantasy fiction. Besides writing, she enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and riding on the back of a motorcycle. She has lived in ten states, but currently calls Southwest Florida home with her husband, three teenage sons, a beagle and a puggle. She can be found at www.KristieCook.com.

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