Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Teaser Tuesday: Nell by Jeanette Baker

From page 169 of 337:

Donal O'Flaherty looked down from the knoll where his army was camped on what had once been the lordship of Kildare, the most fertile farmland in all of Ireland. No cattle grazed on the grassland. No villagers or farmers toiled in the fields. There was only blackened wasteland where Henry's troops had torched the plains. He felt a strange melancholy for this land that wasn't his. Yesterday seared by fire, tomorrow stained with blood.

I'm reading an ARC from NetGalley courtesy of Sourcebooks, who is giving this author's backlist a new lease on life. I enjoyed Baker's Irish Lady last year and am enjoying this one as well. Time travel between Northern Ireland: 1970s and 1530s. Very exciting and romantic! Love the Irish!

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 teaser sentences from somewhere on that page

BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! Share the title & author, too, so that others can add the book to their TBR Lists!

Got a teaser?
Please leave a link so I can visit!
And check out my current giveaways on the sidebar :)


  1. This sounds like a sad read. Nice teaser!

  2. Great teaser! Thanks for sharing. My teaser is here.

  3. An enticing teaser, Jenny! Mine: Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs.

  4. New Follower. Nice Tease!


  5. I'll be checking into both Irish Lady and Nell. They sound really interesting!

    Here's my teaser:



  6. That teaser seems so sad. Not sure if this one's for me.


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