23 November 2010

It’s Tuesday, Where Are You? / Teaser Tuesdays

It’s Tuesday, Where Are You?

When not absorbed in the all-consuming literary chaos of NaNoWriMo (or attending to ... what’s that other thing? ... real life) I’m back in Elizabeth’s England, in 1593. I’m among a group of ostensibly Protestant conversos working to smuggle fellow Jews out of the clutches of the Spanish Inquisition. Although I don’t know it yet, my path is set to cross that of a player-turned-detective named Will Shakespeare.

The Quality of Mercy by Faye Kellerman.

Teaser Tuesdays TEASER TUESDAYS asks you to:

  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from - that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!

Chambers said, “In my business, one never interferes with gentlemen dicing. They become most resentful.”

From The Quality of Mercy by Faye Kellerman, p. 73.


  1. Lol I just had the image of a man standing at the kitchen counter in a frilly apron, cutting up vegetables. I gather they mean gambling. Great teaser Here's my teaser for today

  2. Oh, I love Kellerman's books...I don't think I've read this one. Now I must!

    Here's mine:

    (click my name)

  3. I like that!

    Here is my Tintin teaser!

  4. Anonymous12:27 AM

    I've never yet read any Kellerman...

    Here's mine: http://wp.me/pFyoG-pZ

  5. I never read any of his books either, sounds interesting though.

    My Teaser Tuesday

  6. I don't think I realised that this author wrote historical fiction!


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