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Sunday, March 16, 2014

CHIMERAS Sunday Snippet #8


From the CHIMERA prologue:
"It was one of those hot summer afternoons, with air made of cobwebs and a glare as sharp as pencils.

A few hours later Johnny Carmelo was dead, his brains skewered by the whistling path of one of my bullets. He collapsed on the pavement, a red trickle of blood weeping down his face.

I left the next day. I drove up to the Sierras, camped in my truck, and hunted at night.

There are days I long to disappear in the wild, go back to the predator life I was meant to have.
A chimera, that's what I am. And this is my story."

The above is my Sunday snippet submission for the Weekend writer Warriors (you can find the Snippet Sunday group also on Facebook, too). Check them out, it's a fun way to find upcoming books -- all genres welcome, there's something for everyone's tastes.

CHIMERAS is the first in a detective thriller series featuring LAPD Detective Track Presius. To be sure not to miss the release date, subscribe to the blog posts in the main page. To request an ARC (advanced reserved copy), in exchange for an honest review to be posted on amazon or goodreads, send an email to eegiorgi(at)gmail.com with the subject line "ARC copy."

Book Description: Haunted by the girl he couldn't save in his youth, and the murder he committed to avenge her, Detective Track Presius has a unique gift: the vision and sense of smell of a predator. When a series of apparently unrelated murders reel him into the depths of genetic research, Track feels more than a call to duty. Children are dying, children who, like himself, could have been healthy, and yet something, at some point, went terribly wrong. For Track, saving the innocent becomes a quest for redemption. The only way he can come to terms with his dark past is to understand his true nature.

You can find CHIMERAS on Goodreads.
Details on how to order your free advanced copy here.


20 comments:

  1. "with air made of cobwebs" Great imagery. Very powerful 8. :)

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    1. thanks so much Beth! my first time doing the snippets, happy to be part of the group :-)

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  2. Just wanted to say how much I'm enjoying it so far. :)

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    1. so happy to hear that, Lily, thank you!! :-)

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  3. OK, wow, so much imagery and attention-grabbing action and...I'm in awe. LOVED the snippet!

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  4. Wow! Outstanding opening lines! Nice :-) I've not read any of your writing before. Glad to see you here! :-)

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    1. Thank you Teresa, this is my first Sunday Snippet and I'm really enjoying it! Thanks so much for the opportunity !!

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  5. Wow, super opening. It got my attention at once.

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    1. thank you Elaine, so happy you liked it ! :-)

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  6. Love it! Welcome to Snippet Sunday and WeWriWa. :-)

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    1. Thanks so much Karysa, sorry I posted a little late ... :-)

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  7. Welcome to WeWriwa. This is a very intense beginning...love it!

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    1. thank you Millie! I'm thrilled to be part of WeWriWa ! :-)

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  8. This sounds interesting. I would like to know more.

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  9. "air made of cobwebs" What an awesome description!

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