Tuesday 10 July 2012

Stuck in Your Head # 6

I'm going to give you the line from the books I've read that make my mind crave the rest like coke.
(it's my version of Teaser Tuesday, just so you know)

I turned. Valek waved me closer. When I reached him, his hand reached toward my neck. I stepped back, but recovered and stood still. His hand brushed my skin as he pulled the garrotte off my throat. He handed it to me as if it was a poisonous snake. Shivering in disgust, I flung it to the ground.
Page 117, paperback

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
(Study or Soul Finder trilogy, #1)
First published by

On the eve of her execution for murder, Yelena Zaltana is offered an incredible reprieve—on the condition that she becomes the food taster for the military leader of Ixia, Commander Ambrose.
Avoiding poison is the least of her troubles, however....General Brazell, Father of the man she killed, has vowed bloody revenge; she’s beginning to have feelings for her captor, Valek; and someone is plotting the downfall of the current regime.
In a desperate race against time, Yelena must learn to control the growing magical talent within her and master the demons of her past. The Commander’s life, the future of Ixia and all those she loves depend on it...

Poison Study, Magic Study & Fire Study

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