Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Teaser Tuesday - Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers



Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Miz B at 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.


My Teaser:
"So," she says, looking back up at me. "You are well equipped for our service."
"Which is?"
"We kill people."

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?


Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others.

Ismae's most important assignment takes her straight into the high court of Brittany—where she finds herself woefully under prepared—not only for the deadly games of intrigue and treason, but for the impossible choices she must make. For how can she deliver Death’s vengeance upon a target who, against her will, has stolen her heart?

10 comments:

  1. I like this service! A very handy service LOL I just barely started this book but it's good. I like at the beginning the girl that wanted the poison to shrink a mans member! LMAO Thanks for visiting My TT!

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  2. I love this book! And this is such an teasing teaser that only touches the surface... I love it! xD

    Thanks for stopping by my Teaser!

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  3. I absolutely love that teaser! This is one that is definitely being added to my TBR list right away – thank you for sharing! :)

    Here’s mine:

    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2012/03/teaser-tuesdays-immortal-rules-by-julie.html

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  4. This one sounds good! Thanks for the teaser...and for visiting my blog.

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  5. Awesome teaser! This book looks so good.

    Here's my TT.

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  6. This book sounds really good -- the storyline/synopsis is very refreshing. Thanks for sharing! :)

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  7. That sounds so good! Wow! I need to check that book out. Thanks!

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  8. Sounds like there's plenty of conflict in this book for sure! I'm looking forward to reading it.
    Thanks for visiting my blog and for posting a comment.
    Sandy's Teaser

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  9. Well, that's direct! Lol!
    Thanks for visiting my Teaser Tuesday :-)

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