Monday, March 31, 2014

Without a Trace - Teaser Tuesday

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Author Laurie White's mystery/romance opens with these words: Something wasn't right. What follows is the story of a missing sister, embezzled cash, and romance between a cop and a journalist. As LAPD Detective Matt Romero and Southland Life magazine writer Rachel Bennett search for Rachel's missing sister, their attraction for each other grows. But can they overcome traumas from their pasts? 

TEASER: 
Slowly, she stepped into the bedroom, toward the telephone. She needed to call for help.
2% on my Kindle.

Genre: Contemporary Romance/Mystery
Length: 213 Pages
Amazon Link: Without a Trace
Other Books by this Author: Laurie White Author Page

Synopsis from Goodreads:
Magazine journalist Rachel Bennett has a reputation for getting to the heart of a story. However, when her sister disappears and is suspected of embezzling from her employer, the story has suddenly become personal. The last thing Rachel wants right now is the distraction of Matt Romero, the detective assigned to the case. She wants a “safe” man…and Matt is anything but that.

Matt accepts the risk that goes with his job. Two years ago, his wife was murdered, a tragedy he blames himself for. He's vowed to protect his family and friends because he doesn't want to go through the pain of loss again. However, the lovely journalist soon begins breaking through the icy wall around his heart.

As Rachel and Matt search for answers in order to find her sister, they uncover a corruption that puts them both in danger – and a passion that puts both their hearts at risk.

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
  • Leave a comment on MizB's Teaser Tuesday post (HERE) and include your link so everyone can find your post.

35 comments:

  1. This sounds awesome. Love the cover too. Thanks for stopping by my site.

    http://cynthiastacey.com/2014/04/01/teaser-tuesday-april-1/

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  2. Who's she gonna call!!??

    Here is mine today from Scarlett Says!

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    1. NOT Ghost Busters! (Sorry. Couldn't resist.)

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  3. Sounds like a good read for fans of romantic suspense, such as myself :)

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  4. Sounds a little scary calling for help.

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  5. Oh I'm reading a book about a missing person too. Great teaser here is my link http://cleopatralovesbooks.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/teaser-tuesday-april-1/

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  6. I much appreciate the guest spot, Sandy!!

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    1. You're welcome, Laurie. I enjoyed the story.

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  7. Sounds suspenseful! Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Laura @ Through Raspberry Colored Glasses

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    1. I enjoyed your post, and I LOVE the name of your blog.

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  8. Love a good romantic suspense read. Thanks for stopping by Write Note Reviews.

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  9. I'm a sucker for romantic mysteries. This looks great!

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  10. Oh my gosh, get to the phone! I don't know what's up, but get to the phone! :) Great teaser!

    Rachel @ Paper Cuts

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    1. Wish I could have included more than two sentences! There's plenty of tension in this scene.

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  11. Great teaser. I love a good suspenseful romance.
    Thanks for stopping by!

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  12. Oh...this one sounds really good! Great teaser! Thanks for stopping by!

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  13. Interesting teaser! Wonder what's happening....
    Thanks for sharing!

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  14. Oh wow... wonder what happened!! Great tease!
    Thanx for visiting my TT
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

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  15. Ooh, I'm definitely curious of to what she needs to call for help for??

    Awesome teaser this week! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my TT @ Addicted Readers! :)

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  16. This sounds awesome! I've never heard of this before but will definitely check it out. Thanks for sharing.

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  17. From the cover, looks like a sizzling romance just right for spring!
    Harvee
    Book Dilettante

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  18. A journalist and a romance. Can't go wrong with that.

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  19. Oohh, this sounds good! Thanks for stopping by!

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  20. Sounds steamy...and suspenseful! :)

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  21. Hey Sandy,

    Thanks for dropping by AJ's Reading Nook. This sounds GREAT! Will definitely need to check it out.

    AJ

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  22. Sandy...just wanted to let you know that Interior Designs (in paperback) is now up on
    Amazon (and Goodreads). The Kindle version should be up next week....

    Here's Interior Designs on Amazon


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    1. Thanks for the heads-up, Laurel-Rain. I'm looking forward to reading it and will definitely buy a copy for my Kindle.

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  23. I am spotlighting Bluebonnets for Elly on Book Beginnings/Friday 56 today: here's MY FRIDAY Post

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    1. THANK YOU, Laurel-Rain. Elly and I appreciate your support.

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