Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Teaser Tuesday - Lipstick in Afghanistan

Here is my teaser from Lipstick in Afghanistan by Roberta Gately (Page 1):

"Do you hear it?" The voice was almost a whisper.

Elsa held her breath, and then she heard it too, a faint rustling of footsteps over twigs and leaves. Out of the corner of her eye, she glimpsed several shadowy figures darting through the trees, and when she turned, she saw a glint of sunlight reflecting off the barrel of an assault rifle.

There was no denying it—the Taliban had found them.

Oh, Jesus! she thought. We'll never escape.

Elsa knew the Taliban's ruthless hatred; the death and destruction they wrought was undeniable.

Seized by a sickening wave of fear, she wanted to cry or throw up, but there was no time. She tried to catch Parween's eye, but her friend was looking back, intent on finding the source of the sound.

"Run!" someone shouted, and suddenly, the chase was on.

17 comments:

  1. Alayne and gautami,

    thanks! for coming by

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  2. Wow I agree with Alayne - sounds pretty intense. You can find my teaser at The Bookish Snob Merry Christmas!

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  3. Very intense! Thanks for stopping by SunnyReads!

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  4. I have been intrigued by this one, thanks for leaving the 1st page teaser, definitely will try, adding to Wishlist.

    Thanks for stopping by.

    Happy Holidays

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  5. Now that sounds intense!

    Thanks for stopping by :)

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  6. Cool teaser!! Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Have a wonderful Christmas!!

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  7. Interesting, I wonder did they manage to get her or not...

    Thanks for visiting our blog ^^

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  8. I hope they can get her out, wow that is intense.

    Happy Holidays.

    My Teaser Tuesday

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  9. Ohhh! Sounds intense! Thanks for stopping by on our blog!

    ~Mithee
    The Deranged Book Lovers

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  10. Great teaser! I've seen this book on a lot of blogs lately! Thanks for visiting my teaser!

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  11. Thanks! for the responses,

    Belinda, Sunny, Marce, Candace, Redd, Lynossa, blh mistress, Mithe, LadyQ

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  12. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Your teaser definitely comes to a dramatic end!
    Merry Christmas :D

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  13. That sounds like one you wouldn't be able to put down! Exciting!

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