Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by The Purple Booker. If you want to join in grab your current read, flick to a random page, select two sentences (without spoilers) and share them in a blog post or in the comments of The Purple Booker.
This week my teaser comes from The Possession by Michael Rutger, an ARC of which I won in a Readers First giveaway. I only started this yesterday but am already around halfway through and loving it. It’s one of those rare horror stories that’s properly creepy, or at least I’m finding it creepy.
An expression slid across the girl’s face. Slowly, and lopsidedly, as if she was having to remember how it went. It took me a moment to realize it was a smile.
pg86 The Possession by Michael Rutger
THEY CAME LOOKING FOR ANSWERS
A group of explorers arrive in the remote town of Birchlake, Northern California, to investigate the appearance of mysterious stone walls.
WHAT THEY FOUND WERE QUESTIONS
A teenage girl has disappeared without a trace.
FOR NOT EVERYONE IS AS THEY SEEM
Soon it becomes clear that the two events may be connected in the most terrifying way. Because sometimes the walls we build end up closing us in . .