Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Teaser Tuesdays: Live to Tell

This week my teaser lines come from Live to Tell, the new Detective D.D. Warren novel by Lisa Gardner. The quote here comes from an ARC of the book, so you have to remember that the finished work may differ.

This is a new series for me, so I'm just getting to know the central character, D.D. Warren. And so far, what I know is that she's a female police detective, and a pretty tough cookie. Even so, she obviously still has all the same feminine worries about the old biological clock, as this excerpt demonstrates:
She was not getting married. She was not having children. . . . So she might as well read the ***** case reports, because this was her life. This was what she had left. Five dead in Dorchester and no one alive to tell the tale. [p.109]
I took out a little questionable language there (this blog tries to maintain its PG-rating), but I did say Sergeant Warren is a tough one. And, yes, it's a bit more than two lines (as usual).

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by mizB at Should Be Reading. If you'd like to read more teasers, or take part yourself, just head on over to her blog.

28 comments:

  1. She does sound like a tough cookie, maybe the reason for no marriage... and no children..

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  2. Oh this sounds like my kind of book.

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  3. I have this book in my TBR pile and after your teaser, can't wait to read. My TT is here
    CMash

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  4. That's a fantastic teaser! This is quite a read, isn't it? My review posts tomorrow. Have a good week and happy reading.

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  5. I like the sound of this person. Tough, but still vulnerable in some ways.

    My teasers this week are here.

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  6. Great teaser! This sounds like a great read. Hope you enjoy it!


    My teaser is here.

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  7. I have to request this one. I am a fan of DD Warren.

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  8. I'm a fan of Lisa Gardner's, so I enjoyed the teaser.

    http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2010/07/teaser_12.html

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  9. Great teaser!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  10. The language would turn me off, I'm afraid; thanks for the edit.

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  11. I haven't read this author yet..hope you are enjoying the book.

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  12. Dang, sounds like the lady has quite the chip on her shoulder.

    Thanks for visiting!

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  13. Five dead in the face of a biological clock? Yeah, that'll give you pause. Great teaser.

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  14. This sounds like it would be perfect for one of my friends. Tough female characters are right up her alley.

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  15. Sounds good!

    Thanks for visiting my blog

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  16. A Mystery Thriller it appears. Added my TBR list!

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  17. Wow, heavy teaser!

    My teaser this week is from an ARC of Wicked Intentions by Elizabeth Hoyt.

    Happy reading :)
    ♥Isalys

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  18. Sounds like a good read. yeah she may be a tough cookie but probably because some guy promised her everything and screwed her over in the end and now it's too hard for her to start over.

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  19. Sounds like a great series that I'll have to look into. Thanks for the introduction!

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  20. That's kind of sad. The character sounds very bitter. I hope you are enjoying it, crime series are very popular

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  21. Sounds like an intriguing character.

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  22. Hmmmm, things sound tough!

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  23. There's a woman who knows her own mind :)

    Thanks for visiting my Teaser.

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  24. Thanks for visiting ! I hope you enjoy this book, it sounds pretty good :)

    www.readseverything.blogspot.com

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