Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Teaser Tuesday: Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books and a Beat. 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!

I reached past the curtain for a towel and noticed droplets of crimson sliding down my arm. I looked back up at a dark red circle on my ceiling, slowly spreading like the bloodstain of someone who was still bleeding. Before I had time to say "What the f—," someone fell through. Someone large. And heavy. And he landed pretty much right on top of me.
This week my teaser comes from Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones. It is the 2nd in the Charley Davidson series. Here is the description from Amazon:
If you hang around with dead people, life can deliver a whole world of trouble.

Take it from Charley Davidson, part-time P.I. and full-time Grim Reaper. The deceased find her very sparkly. Demons find her irresistible. And one entity in particular wants to seduce her in every way possible…

When Charley and Cookie, her best friend slash receptionist, have to track down a missing woman, the case is not quite as open and shut as they anticipate. Meanwhile, Reyes Alexander Farrow (otherwise known as the Son of Satan. Yes. Literally.) has left his corporeal body because he's being tortured by demons who want to lure Charley closer. But Reyes can't let that happen. Because if the demons get to Charley, they'll have a portal to heaven. And if they have a portal to heaven…well, let's just say it wouldn't be pretty.

Can Charley handle hot nights with Reyes and even hotter days tracking down a missing woman? Can she keep those she loves out of harm's way? And is there enough coffee and chocolate in the world to fuel her as she does?


  1. I have not read any of Darynda's work, but the more I see these books around, the more I want to read them.
    sherry @ fundinmental My TT

  2. This looks great fun - though right now I've more than enough on my TBR pile! Hope you're enjoying it:). Many thanks for swinging by earlier.

  3. Okay...That's one way to get a man. LOL I heard this was a good one.

    Here's my TT

  4. Wow, good teaser! Creepy and funny!

  5. I like this one. Sounds really good.

  6. Love this series and anticipating book 10 out soon.

  7. I have the first few books of this series sitting on my tablet waiting for me. Now I'm even more anxious to get to them!

  8. Yikes! That's never a good way to end a shower - looks like she'll need another one ASAP!


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