Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of 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!)
Tricks of the Trade by Laura Anne Gilman is the third book in her Paranormal Scene Investigations series. This one is in the same world as her Retrievers series and is urban fantasy.
Here is the product description from Amazon:
When magic goes wrong, who are you going to call?Here is my teaser:
The name's Torres, Bonnie Torres, and I'm a paranormal scene investigator—rooting out the truth about crimes of magic. It's dangerous and boring and scary and fascinating. Though not everyone in the Cosa Nostradamus is happy we're around, which can make things…tricky.
Working two cases—looking into a murder for the NYPD, and a rich man's break-in—should be well within our abilities. But when things start getting weird in the Electric Apple, Private Unaffiliated Paranormal Investigations is stretched to the limits, trying to keep one step ahead and out of trouble. Add in rumors of a powerful creature gunning for us and it's not just our rep on the line this time—if we don't solve this case, everyone will suffer.
Fortunately, around here, when the going gets weird, the weird hire us.…
Nick shoved his hands in his jacket pocket and smirked. "I like gaudy. It takes a lot of money to be that tasteless."This teaser is from 10% into the eARC and is subject to change. I am eager to get there to find out what is gaudy.