Teaser Tuesday 5700:00
Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Here are the rules:
• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) or a few more “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
My teaser this week comes from The Kraken King Part I: The Kraken King and the Scribbling Spinster by Meljean Brook. It's a steampunk romance in a serial form of 8 parts. Though I'm not a big fan of serial books, I'm enjoying this one very much. I'll be reviewing the first two parts later this week.
...If he said that she was running and hiding, he knew pride would force her to stay. But his heart was iron. His will was steel. So Ariq held himself silent and watched her go.
The Kraken King Part I: The Kraken King and the Scribbling Spinster
A former smuggler and thief, Ariq—better known as the Kraken King—doesn’t know what to make of the clever, mysterious woman he rescues from an airship besieged by marauders. Unsure if she’s a spy or a pawn in someone else’s game, Ariq isn’t about to let her out of his sight until he finds out…
After escaping her fourth kidnapping attempt in a year, Zenobia Fox has learned to vigilantly guard her identity. While her brother Archimedes is notorious for his exploits, Zenobia has had no adventures to call her own—besides the stories she writes. But when she jumps at the chance to escape to the wilds of Australia and acquire research for her next story, Zenobia quickly discovers that the voyage will be far more adventurous than any fiction she could put to paper…