Jul 19, 2011

Blood Trust by Eric Van Lustbader

Teaser Tuesdays asks you to choose sentences at random from your current read. Identify the author and title for readers.

Alli, spellbound in horror, felt for her tongue cleaving to the roof of her mouth. She could not utter a word.

"What, no shock, no hysteria, not a tear shed?" Flatfood said with a voice like an ice floe.

Title: Blood Trust: (Jack McClure-Alli Carson Novels)
Author: Eric Van Lustbader
Genre: political thriller
Publication: Forge Books (May 10, 2011)
Source: publisher

Product description:
Alli Carson has been through her own personal hell. With her father, the President of the United States, recently dead and her mother in a coma from a terrible accident, she has poured herself into her training to become one of the best FBI agents at the Fearington Institute. Her inspiration and solace comes from the one man with whom she has ever felt a kinship, National Security Adviser, Jack McClure. But when Alli becomes the prime suspect in a murder at Fearington, a wide ranging investigation is triggered, involving local homicide detectives, the secret service, the FBI itself, and Alli’s own uncle, the billionaire lobbyist Henry Carson. And yet nothing is what it seems.

What follows is a treacherous journey that leads Jack and Alli into a complex web of lies and deceit. Using Jack’s unique gifts to see the through the labyrinth of manipulation, their investigation leads them into the dark heart of the international slave trade, tied to a powerful Albanian crime lord whose ability and influence in global terrorism grows with each day.


Heather said...

Hmm...sounds intriguing! Thanks for visiting. *g*

Anonymous said...

Hmmm... too thrillerish for me, I think. At least to judge by the cover and the quotations. But let´s see when you have actually read it :)

Jo K said...

Got me intrigued... Great teaser! Here is my TT.

Margot said...

I haven't read this series but I've read a lot of the author's Bourne books. They're very good.

My teaser is here: Quirky Girls Read

Yvonne said...

I haven't read this, but it really sounds so good. Great teaser!

joe said...

The blog was absolutely fantastic! Lots of great information and inspiration, both of which we all need!b Keep 'em coming... you all do such a great job at such Concepts... can't tell you how much I, for one appreciate all you do!

Veens said...

Intriguing! I hope you are enjoying it.

Staci said...

I won one of his books so I'll be interested to see if I care for this genre or not.

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