Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Teaser Tuesday - The Red Pyramid (8/17/10)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading

The Rules:
•Grab your current read
•Open to a random page
•Share two (2) or so “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

This week's teaser comes from The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan. This is a nice little snippet about a demon's name and Carter's humorous reaction to it:
The servant flinched. I guess his name was Face of Horror. I wondered how long it had taken his mom to think of that. Bob? No. Sam? No How about Face of Horror? ~ pg. 275

Since their mother’s death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane.

One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives.

Soon, Sadie and Carter discover that the gods of Egypt are waking, and the worst of them--Set--has his sights on the Kanes. To stop him, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey across the globe--a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

*Description taken from Goodreads

3 comments:

Bere said...

Hehe, love it! Awesome teaser, Nikki. Thanks for sharing. =)

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