Monday, October 4, 2010

Teaser Tuesdays: Prospero in Hell by L Jagi Lamplighter

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
  • 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 and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

The exciting, suspenseful story of Miranda’s search for Prospero, the fabled sorcerer of The Tempest

The search of a daughter for her father is but the beginning of this robust fantasy adventure. For five hundred years since the events of William Shakespeare’s
The Tempest, Miranda has run Prospero, Inc., protecting an unknowing world from disasters both natural and man-made. Now her father has been taken prisoner of dark spirits in a place she could only guess. Piecing together clues about her father’s whereabouts and discovering secrets of her shrouded past, she comes to an inescapable conclusion she has dreaded since Prospero was lost.

Prospero has been imprisoned in Hell, kept there by demons who wish to extract a terrible price in exchange for his freedom. As the time of reckoning for Miranda draws near, she realizes that hundreds of years of their family’s magic may not be enough to free her once-powerful father from the curse that could destroy them...and the world.

My Teasers: "What do poets have to say about harpies, hm? 'Hatchet-faced'; 'loathsome'; 'ill-tempered.' Not a word about what wonderful mothers we are. Not a word about our feelings or our needs. No it's just 'frightened this nosy king' or 'chased off by that pair of winged clowns.'"

-Prospero in Hell (Prospero's Daughter #2) by L Jagi Lamplighter, pg 23


Laurel-Rain Snow said...

This sounds so fascinating, and I'm definitely going to want to read this one.

Here's mine:

Click on my name for the link...

Misha1989 said...

The book sounds great! I will check it out.
Here’s My teaser:

Coffee and a Book Chick said...

Oh, my goodness, what a fantastic teaser! I've not heard of this book, so now I'm officially interested in this one!

Here's my Teaser: Coffee and a Book Chick -- Teaser Tuesday...

LMW said...

This is a great teaser! I hadn't heard of this book before! Thanks for sharing so I can go check it out! Mine is at:
The Delusional Diaries

TheBookishSnob said...

This sounds like a great book. I always love getting to see things from different perpectives :) Enjoy your Tuesday

Here's my TEASER for the week

Jennifer said...

This looks like a book I would like to read. Excellent teaser. My TT:

BlackEyedDog said...

sounds nice^^ I'd like to read it.

here's my teaser:


Kah Woei said...

Very funny teaser. And the premise sounds interesting too. Definitely worth another look.

Mine is from Night Lost by Lynn Viehl.

E.J. Stevens said...

LOL! Love this. Great teaser! My TT from An Artificial Night is here.

From the Shadows

Bev Hankins said...

Sounds great!

Here's my TT:

Alayne said...

Ooh I love it! Sounds so intriguing! Thanks for sharing. My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

Jo said...

Looks like a really interesting read!

Lu said...

Great Teaser!

Lisa_sps said...

I really liked you teaser! Great book you are reading!

Andrea said...

Nice teaser!

Danielle C. said...

Ordinarily I am rarely tempted by fantasy/paranormals, but this spin on Shakespeare sounds interesting, and the subversiveness implied by the teaser's mythical creature of ill-repute is promising. I will defintely look up more information about Prospero In Hell, so thank you!

shaunesay said...

Fun teaser, poor misunderstood harpies! :D I've not heard of this but it sounds interesting, thanks for the teaser!

mine is here if you'd like to drop by. :)

Jen Daiker said...

Great blog!!!! I love the Teaser Tuesdays especially this edition!!! I would have chosen Halo to write about considering it's the one I'm currently reading, but my tuesdays are a different twist!!

Mad Scientist said...

This week there has been quite a scandalous amount of historical books being quoted.

Great Teaser, Here is the link to mine :)

Mad Scientist

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