Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Teaser Tuesdays + Giveaway - Tales of Eve

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


Ellie scowled, watched the priest race the storm, and tried once again to keep her temper in check. Clouds had been building above Elysian Island for the last ten minutes and the priest had got steadily faster as Ellie hunkered lower in her flight jacket, glowering at him.
(page 19, Ellie Danger, Girl Daredevil by Alasdair Stuart, Tales of Eve anthology.

Tales of Eve:
Weird Science, Stepford Wives, that episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer... Genre fiction abounds with tales of men creating (or attempting to create) the perfect woman.

Now it's the woman's turn.

But being female, she's flexible. She doesn't just want to create the perfect man. She wants the perfect companion, be it man, beast or washing machine.

This collection brings together both established scribes and the up-and-coming for a journey into the female mind, with all the desperation, adoration, commitment, creativity and love that you would expect. From contemporary science fiction by Juliet McKenna, to high fantasy from the pen of Adrian Tchaikovsky, and every degree of speculative fiction in between, join us in this exploration of what a woman's perfect partner can be in these, our Tales of Eve.



Giveaway:


I have a copy of Tales of Eve, that is signed by 8 of the 10 authors (including Juliet McKenna, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Alasdair Stuart and Suzanne McLeod), for one reader of my blog . I will also include two Spellcracker pencils that were donated by Suzanne McLeod and some of my bookmarks.

Rules:
- Leave a comment naming a female character you really love
- Leave a way for me to contact you
- Do this before November 21st 2013
- Open internationally and you don't need to be a follower of my blog


I will pick a winner at random on November 21st or soon after

The winner is Erin!



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6 comments:

Valentina Cano said...

Sounds like a great read!

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Keri said...

Sounds great. Here's mine

Aurian said...

This could be fun, and although I am a fan of Juliet McKenna and Suzanne McLeod, I don't think I would read it. So, not entering :)

Kristia said...

Sounds really good, thank you for the giveaway :) I am a fan of Marianne Daventry from Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson!

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Maia said...

My teaser

[Addolgar] "It's been al long time. How have you been doing?"
[Briath] I'm fine. How are you? You are looking very handsome today, Addolgar the Handsome, lord of my loins.
At least that wat she'd like to say, but instead she came out with, "Yeah, hi"
Shelly Laurenston - A tale of two dragons

I also love to win the contest. I got an Eve that I love. Eve Dallas of course, from J.D. Robb's in Death books. She is couragious, loyal and smart.

erin said...

sounds fantastic! I'd have to go w/ Kate Daniels by Ilona Andrews. She's strong, can do magic, and fight better than most men :) Thanks for sharing!