Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Teaser Tuesday: The Boy in the Smoke by Maureen Johnson

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
To 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 & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

The Boy in the Smoke by Maureen Johnson.

The Boy in the Smoke –
Hot Key Books


Was this actually happening? Was his father threatening him, physically, here on the Eton parking grounds?
— Chapter 2

Things change. Never act as if situations won’t change.
— Chapter 2






You don’t need to have read the Shades of London series (but seriously why haven’t you?) to enjoy this short story. And if you have read them (and currently suffer from the really mean cliffhanger) then you get some neat additional information about a certain character. And the best part? You can read this story online for free if you click here.

12 comments:

LoveBites AndSilk said...

Great teasers. I have read the series but I'm tempted to check this out. Here's mine
http://www.lovebitessilkties.co.uk/2014/09/teasertuesday-seduction-one-fortune-at.html

Kay

Karen and Gerard said...

So true, things always change. Good teasers.

Laura Thomas said...

Both are good teasers. This is a new series for me. I'll check it out. Looks like a dystopian, maybe?
Here is mine - http://fuonlyknew.com/2014/09/16/teaser-tuesdays-81-free-short-story-raker-by-christopher-a-gray-move-over-robocop/

mydogearedpurpose.com said...

Good ones!
Mine today is from
The Moonlight Palace

Kay said...

Maybe I should be checking out this Shades of London series.

My Teasers

Claudia {Sparrowhawk} said...

Ain't that the truth. Change is inevitable, and certainly a challenge when you become so accustomed to what the previous changed invoked. Thanks for sharing! :)

The Space Between Us | Thrity Umrigar

sherry fundin said...

Curiouser and curiouser. Great teasers.

sherry @ My TT - Ocean's Justice by Demelza Carlton

Sandra Nachlinger said...

So true! Change is the one thing you can definitely count on. Sounds like a good story, especially for free!
Here's the link to my Tuesday post: Tumbleweeds.

Kerry O'Donnell said...

Great teasers! I'm really curious about the story because of the first one. I wonder why his dad was threatening him??
My Teasers.

Tribute Books Mama said...

Interesting teasers!

susie SCB said...

nice teaser :D

heres mine.

https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=6635474230134296369#overview/src=dashboard

Dani @ Refracted Light said...

Great teaser! I've had The Name of the Star sitting on my shelf (unread) for an embarrassingly long time. Thank you for the reminder that I need to pick it up. :)

Our teasers: http://refractedlightreviews.com/?p=20861

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