Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Teaser Tuesday: Midnight Obsession by Melinda Leigh

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by The Purple Booker. 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!

Teaser:
"The girl was killed here." Jackson's gaze traveled the length of the marks. "Maybe the man was already dead."
This week I am reading Midnight Obsession by Melinda Leigh. I got this eARC from NetGalley. Here is the description from Amazon:
In Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s edgy new thriller, Louisa Hancock thought she was safe…but there’s a new killer in town.

When a mysterious package lands on Louisa Hancock’s doorstep, the Philadelphia museum curator can hardly anticipate the nightmare that’s about to envelop her. The package is addressed to her father—an expert in Viking culture—and inside is a ninth-century sword, a chilling thank-you note, and photos of two dead bodies in a tableau evoking a Nordic funeral. The gruesome images match a recent crime scene. But before the police can investigate the killer’s connection to Louisa’s father, Ward Hancock vanishes.

Sports bar owner Conor Sullivan wants nothing more than to spend his life with Louisa. Devoted and protective, he refuses to leave her side after her father’s disappearance. When a troubled young boxer he’s been coaching is suspected of the murders, Conor is pulled in even deeper. Desperate, Louisa and Conor take it upon themselves to find her father, but soon another ritualistic slaying makes it clear there’s a Viking-obsessed serial killer on the loose. And he has a new target: Louisa.

8 comments:

  1. Sounds like a winner, Kathy. I love a good thriller. Wanted to let you know your link isn't working for this teaser. Came across it on another blog and clicked on it. It says page not found.

    My TT from The Kill Switch

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  2. I love this author's mysteries, and for some reason, haven't read this one yet! I have added it to my list.

    Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

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  3. That sounds really scary but I'm already hooked. Have to get it. Thanks for sharing it, Kathy. Here's my link for today: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-1pK

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  4. Always on the look out for new suspense/thriller authors. Happy New Year.

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  5. LOVE the museum connection, and I'm curious about the significance of the sword. Sounds like a good story.
    My Tuesday post features Isabel Allende’s The Japanese Lover.

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  6. I like the sounds of this one.

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  7. I haven't read this author before, but it sounds really good. Thanks for sharing it! My teaser is from Dead Sleeping Shaman

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