Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
•Grab your current read
•Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
“You remember the room number, right?” Mom whispers in the wake of a taxi’s honk.
I tap her shoulder to say yes. Talking while I’m on a mission is too risky. There must never be proof that I was anywhere near here tonight, because as far as the world is the concerned I’m just a spoiled syndicate baby, born into crime but not actually participating. Someone to be loathed, sure, but not a real criminal.
This week’s teaser comes from The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White (ASHLEIGH PAIGE):
When my chest hurts so much I want to cry and I can’t hold my breath any longer, the water turns inky, creeping black.
No hands pull me out. Hands were supposed to come—they came, I remember they came, but . . .
Everything turns black, and I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe, I can’t—