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Monday, January 3, 2011

Teaser Tuesday: Dark Road to Darjeeling by Deanna Raybourn (A Lady Julia Grey Novel)

hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading ~

Teaser :

Dark Road to Darjeeling (Lady Julia Grey)
"Yes, but she does have a point.  Pain, grief, loneliness, they are quicksand.  They will consume a man if he does not lift a finger to extricate himself."

"If you struggle in quicksand, you die faster," Plum corrected.

I waved an impatient hand. "You know what I mean.  If a man in peril uses his wits and his natural ingenuity, he may save himself.  But a man who gives up has already perished."

~ page 83 “Dark Road to Darjeeling" (A Lady Julia Grey Novel, Book 4) by Deanna Raybourn

About the Book (from Amazon):
After eight idyllic months in the Mediterranean, Lady Julia Grey and her detective husband are ready to put their investigative talents to work once more. At the urging of Julia's eccentric family, they hurry to India to aid an old friend, the newly widowed Jane Cavendish. Living on the Cavendish tea plantation with the remnants of her husband's family, Jane is consumed with the impending birth of her child—and with discovering the truth about her husband's death. Was he murdered for his estate? And if he was, could Jane and her unborn child be next?

Amid the lush foothills of the Himalayas, dark deeds are buried and malicious thoughts flourish. The Brisbanes uncover secrets and scandal, illicit affairs and twisted legacies. In this remote and exotic place, exploration is perilous and discovery, deadly. The danger is palpable and, if they are not careful, Julia and Nicholas will not live to celebrate their first anniversary.
I always look forward to reading everyone's teasers! ~ Wendi

*Disclosure: I am an Amazon Associate.


Belinda said...

What a great teaser and incredibly true! Nothing ever comes from panicking. You can find my teaser at The Bookish Snob

Julie said...

ANOTHER teaser from a book that I SO want! (I have made myself a promise to not buy one book until I have finished at least two on my personal TBR shelves - and it's not even a week in to the New Year and I almost caved) Thanks for the teaser! (and btw, don't you just LOVE that cover?!)

Mardel said...

I keep seeing Rayburn's name mentioned in reviews...I really need to take a look at some of her books.

Lacey Weatherford said...

Oh I love a good teaser with a powerful message behind it, and this is definitely one of those! Great choice! Definitely need to check this book out! I hope you are having a wonderful New Year!
My teaser is at The Delusional Diaries
I'm a new follower!

Marg said...

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and can't wait for the next book in the series to come out!

My teaser can be found here

Majanka said...

Great teaser! There's a powerful message behind it, and it's oh so very true.

Here's my teaser for the week.

Pam (@iwriteinbooks) said...

What a great/true teaser! And this book sounds a just fabulous. I can't believe I haven't had it on my radar before now...

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Wow, this one conjures up all kinds of images...I can almost feel myself struggling in quicksand!

Here's mine:

(click on my name)

Novroz said...

Nice teaser, the last sentence was a good advice

Aimee said...

Great teaser! This sounds like a fantastic book. My teaser is at Coffee Table Press

Anonymous said...

Great teaser! Mine comes from a new Swedish crime novel that is being released in the US today: Three Seconds by Roslund and Hellstrom. Here's the link.

Alice Audrey said...

Now I'm busy thinking about quick sand, peril, and how to extricate oneself.

Nise' said...

I am reading this one as well!

Stephen said...

Can't fight the tide if you never learn to swim!

Heather said...

A profound teaser! I hope you enjoy(ed) the book!

~Sara @ Just Another Story said...

Great teaser-The cover of this book is gorgeous. Here's my teaser--> http://unautrehistoire.blogspot.com/2011/01/teaser-tuesday-4.html

Emma Michaels said...

Wow. Great quote!!!!

Emma Michaels

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