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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

An Exclusive Look Into.....Firespell by Chloe Neill

Thanks to Chloe Neill, you very lucky readers of mine are going to get to read an exclusive scene from her upcoming book, Firespell. Go on, you can say it, you love me don't ya? And Chloe of course. :P Enjoy peeps!

Excerpt from:
Firespell (Dark Elite #1) by Chloe Neill
Publisher: Signet
Release Date: Janurary 5, 2010
Pages: 256
Age Level: YA

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By the time I glanced up again, Scout and Jason were only feet in front of
me. That meant the blond girl was only a
few yards behind. I saw the look of horror on Scout’s face. “Get up,
Lily!” she implored. “Run.”

I muttered a curse that would have made a string of sailors blush, and
ignoring the bruises blossoming on my knees,
jumped to my feet and did as I was ordered. The three of us took off down
the hallway, presumably for a safer place.

We ran through one corridor, then another, then another, heading in the
opposite direction of the path I’d taken with
the brat pack—probably a good thing, since there was no giant metal door
in that part of the convent to keep them
out.

To keep her out.

Whatever juju the blonde used before, she used again, the ground rumbling
beneath our feet. I don’t know how she
managed it, how she managed to make the earth—and all the limestone
above it—move, but she did it sure enough.

We all stumbled, but Scout reached out a hand and grabbed at the wall to
keep her balance, and Jason caught
Scout’s elbow. I caught limestone, the stones rushing toward my face as
she knocked me off my feet. I braced myself
on my hands, the pads of my hands burning as I hit the floor.

They were on their feet again and yards ahead before they realized I
wasn’t with them.

“Lily!” Scout screamed, but I was already looking behind me, watching
the blonde. The earthquake-maker just stood
there, and I figured if I was already on the floor, there wasn’t much
else she could do to me.

Of course, that didn’t mean the guy who stepped out from behind her
couldn’t do damage. He was older than she
was—college, maybe. Curly dark hair, broad shoulders, and blue eyes that
gleamed with a creepy intensity—With a
hunger. And all that hunger and intensity was directed at me.

I swallowed down fear and panic, and tried to make my brain work, tried to
make my arms and legs push me up from
the floor, but I was suddenly puppy-clumsy, unable to order my limbs to
function.

The boy stepped beside the blonde, muttered something, and just as she had
done, whipped his hand in my
direction.

The air pressure in the room changed, and something flew my way, some
thing he’d created with that flick of his
hand. It looked like a contact lens of hazy, green smoke, but it wasn’t
really smoke. It wasn’t really a thing. It was
more like the very air in the room had warped.

Still on the floor—only a second or two having passed since I fell to
the ground, time slowing in the midst of my
panic—I stared at it, eyes wide, mouth open in shock as it moved toward
me.

Nothing in my sixteen years of life in Sagamore, or my week in Chicago,
had prepared me for . . .. whatever it was.
And whatever it was, it was about to make contact.

They say there are moments in your life when time slows down, when you can
see your fate rushing toward you. This
was one of those times.
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Well if that doesn't make you want to read Firespell then I don't know what will. I've got a feeling I'm going to love this book. For those of you who have already made up your mind that this is a book you want, there are some links below where you can pre-order it.

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12 comments:

Dani. said...

Can't wait to read it! Sounds soooo good:)

Selene aka DakotaBlue said...

Awesome blog Briana :))

Many thanks to you and Chloe for sharing an excerpt from Firespell!

I do love the cover! Sure going to read the book =)

RachaelfromNJ said...

Thanks Selene for telling me about this excerpt on Twitter.

I ordered the first two books by Chloe Neill just the other day so I am very interested in her books. I love the cover for Firespell and the except sounds awesome! I can't wait to read her. Chloe is very cool for giving you an excerpt to post here. Can't wait to read her books!

aprilnichole said...

This definitly sounds like a must read. It looks like Chloe has written it very well.

Mel (He Followed Me Home) said...

ohhh, that sounds good! I've heard great thing about Chloe :)

Flamingo1325 said...

Wow, now I really want to read this book. Thanks for the peak! That was great!

By the way, I really like your background and blog colors/set up. It looks fantastic!

choco (In Which a Girl Reads) said...

Wow, this book sounds great!

emsjuarez said...

You mean to tell me I have to wait until January of next year to read this?! What?!!! I can't wait! Thanks for bringing this excerpt of the book to us all :-)

Stacey said...

WOW sounds dark and twisty with a bunch of cool stuff thrown in! Cant wait to read it!!!!!!!

Jessica Kennedy said...

That was great! :)

Jenn (Books At Midnight) said...

Thank you so much! Sounds completely awesome. :)

Sarbear said...

I think this one is gonna be good...

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