Monday, May 7, 2012

Teaser Tuesday - Deadly Pleasures

Tuesday again, and I'm curious to see what everyone's been reading. I finished Deadly Pleasures by Mary Firmin this past week. It's a murder mystery involving four rich yacht club women, a hunky detective, a timeshare boytoy, and L.A.'s BDSM and sex clubs. It's been described as "Sex and the City meets James Patterson." Visit us again tomorrow to read our interview with the author and enter to win her book.

My teaser is from the book's prologue:

His piggy face oozed perspiration; his eyes glittered, and his fingers, thick as sausages, plucked the cigarette from his pale, wet lips. "That's okay, baby, I just got time for a quickie."

Here's the synopsis from Mary's website: 


      Megan Riley has bigger things to worry about than the fact that her neighbor has just been found dead.      
      Her engagement has just ended, and she is once again on a quest to find Mr. Right—or at least Mr. Right Now. Tired of emotional ties and ready for a new adventure, Megan and her three best friends make a fateful decision. They hire hunky stripper Michael Harrington as their timeshare boytoy—unaware he is the prime suspect in a series of gruesome murders. Suddenly, they find themselves involved in a complicated murder investigation led by a handsome detective who is focused only on finding the twisted serial killer before he strikes again. But who will be the next to die? Megan, the hardworking real estate agent; newly divorced Kathleen; Alex, married to a wealthy businessman; or Rachel, the spurned wife of a hot Hollywood screenwriter?       
      Following her own investigation, Megan takes a wild ride through L.A.'s bondage parlors, hidden sex clubs, and the extravagant lifestyles of the rich and famous; soon she discovers that her quest for adventure has abruptly transformed into a dangerous game of life and death.



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50 comments:

  1. Eww! That guy does not sound appealing.

    Thanks for stopping by my TT :)

    Lauren @ Slaying Books

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  2. Oh, I know who that is! I approve of what happens to him :) If I remember right, he kinda deserves it! Great teaser! Thanks for stopping by! Happy reading!

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    1. You're right, Louisa. But we won't post any spoilers, will we?

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  3. ugh, that guy sounds gross! lol.

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    1. Mary did a great job with that guy's description, didn't she? We all got the message that he's totally gross.

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  4. The description of the book sounds like fun! I will havet o tune into the review tomorrow. That guy sounds nasty...and the fact that he is asking for a quickie - blergh. My teaser is here:

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    1. Blergh -- that says it all! Thanks for leaving a comment.

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  5. His piggy face oozed perspiration... ? In a word...EW! Thanks for visiting my teaser post!

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    1. Heather, I have to agree. EW is right!

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  6. GREAT TEASER! I added this to my TNR and will be back 2 enter your contest :)
    What a fun sounding book!
    TY for stoppin by :)

    TEASER TUESDAYS

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    1. Great! I'll look forward to hearing from you tomorrow.

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  7. Wow! From the book's description I would never have guessed the teaser came from Deadly Pleasures!

    Thanks for stopping by my TEASER!

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  8. Ohh very cool description... just from that it makes me dislike the character... thanks for visiting mine:)

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    1. Mary did a great job of making us dislike this guy, didn't she? He's nasty.

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  9. Great teaser, I'm already grossed out. Sex and the City meets James Patterson. Why I do think I'll have to look into this book.

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  10. The sounds like a great book. I loved the blurb, but I don't think he sounds like the kind of guy I'd like to have a quickie with!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  11. That teaser made me shudder - I'm terribly visual about things like that! Also, thanks for visiting Read@UTS!

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  12. the teaser is great! I can't wait to read the interview. I have to get this book!

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  13. I can't help but think "eww, gross!" lol

    Thanks for stopping by my teaser!

    Colletta

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    1. I'm not at all surprised by everyone's reaction to today's teaser. That guy is yucky.

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  14. Ew ew ew!

    I am intrigued by the Sex in the City meets James Patterson description! Especially mixed in with the rest of the info.

    Thanks for stopping by LIO!

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  15. This one sounds very fascinating....sexy and suspenseful makes a good combination.

    I don't much like that character in the teaser...lol. I can almost see (and smell) him!

    Thanks for sharing...and here's MY TUESDAY MEMES POST

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  16. I predict that the detective is going to come out well in the end--not just in solving the case! :-) Love, love, love well-written murder and mayhem with memorable characters.

    Thanks for checking out my murder in Stockholm teaser at Summit Musings

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    1. The police detective is a cool, good-looking guy... and that's all I'm going to tell you. You'll have to read the book to find out more.
      I hope you'll come back tomorrow (Wednesday) for our interview with Mary Firmin.

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  17. Not a nice guy.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/05/teaser-tuesday.html

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  18. Great teaser and I'm looking forward to the interview!

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    1. Thank you, Sandra. It was fun doing the interview with Mary.

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  19. Hi Sandra,

    Great teaser lines, but totally gross. He sounds like a total slimeball, being propositioned by someone like him just doesn't bear thinking about UGH!

    I am not sure which was most steamy though, your teaser lines, the book synopsis, or that totally erotic cover!!

    I hope that you enjoy this one, don't think I shall be joining you in reading it, even if it is a mystery, which is my favourite genre.

    Yvonne

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    1. Yvonne, we see so many books among the Teaser Tuesday postings and not all of them appeal to all of us. But it's fun seeing what people are reading, isn't it?

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  20. This sounds really good. I'm adding it to my Nook wishlist.

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  21. hmm sounds interesting. Thanks for stopping by my teaser!

    My TT

    Ning @ Reading by Kindle Fire

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  22. Hehehe love it!!! Great teaser!! :)

    Lisa @ Lost in Literature
    My Teaser Tuesday

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  23. the guy doesn't sound attractive, but that cover image is interesting

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  24. Wow! Excellent Tease! Thanks for stopping by SunnyReads!!

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  25. Ew, that description is totally gross. I hope he got what he deserved, LOL.

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  26. Piggy face?? He doesn't really sound like a great guy. I'm loving that cover though.

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    1. After reading everyone's comments, I think the consensus is that this guy is GROSS.

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  27. How thoroughly unappealing. Great teaser, though.

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  28. Ewwww, what a yucky thought!! Haha! The book sounds like tons of fun.
    Thanks for sharing!

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  29. Ewww, what a sleazy guy lol!

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  30. Oh man - how could any one turn THAT down? GO FOR IT! lol. So, might be some humor in this book also, I'm guessing.

    Great teaser! :)

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  31. I have to agree with everyone ewww :) but great teaser :)

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  32. Hah, seems like an interesting book ;) Hope you enjoyed it :D
    Thank you for commenting on my Teaser Tuesday. <3
    Love, Carina @ Carina's Books

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  33. Hi! Thanks for dropping by my blog!

    The man from the teaser sounds gross!

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