Author Connie Suttle

Author Connie Suttle:
Urban Fantasy/ Young Adult

Monday, March 12, 2012

Shadowed Teaser

Because several other books have the title "Shadow", I have retitled the second book in the Legend of the ir'Indicti Series "Shadowed". I only found one other book with that title, and it was in a different genre. Now, for the teaser:


"This is all that's left?" Bill Jennings, Director of the Joint National Security Agency and Homeland Security Office glanced up at his assistant. Seven names on a piece of official letterhead had been passed to the aging Director. Bill was two months away from retirement and the president and other high-ranking officials were vetting his replacement. Bill shook his head at the list of children still living. Another piece of paper resting under his hand listed the names of the dead. There were nearly six hundreds of those, and he still wasn't sure they'd gotten information on all the children involved. He worried about many other children listed as missing—had they been abducted? How could he explain these things to the president, let alone someone coming in to take over his position? Bill sighed heavily. "Where are they now?" he asked.
 
"These six," Vince Jordan, Bill's assistant, tapped the paper, indicating the first few names, "are relocated, but we've seen how unsuccessful that has been in the past. You know where the seventh one is, through Mr. Winkler."
 
"Yes. I do know where the seventh one is," Bill agreed. His once dark hair had gone completely white and had thinned over the years. His brown eyes now required glasses to clear fading vision. His face, too, he barely recognized in the mirror most mornings. When he had time to examine it, that is. Wrinkles and lines—that's mostly what Bill saw when he looked. Winkler, the werewolf security mogul who provided the government with recognition software and other security measures, being what he was, still appeared quite young. Most people would think him thirty or so, although Bill knew the Dallas Packmaster was more than one hundred years old.
 
"Do you think, sir," Vince mused aloud, "that we might put these six," he tapped the paper again, "where the seventh one is?"
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Of the hundreds of Bright Elemaiyan half-children born to human parents, only seven remain. Six of those have been relocated, but the Dark Elemaiya are closing in to destroy them. The seventh, Ashe Evans, resides in Cloud Chief, Oklahoma. Government authorities, in an effort to save the relocated six, approach the residents of Cloud Chief seeking shelter for the half-children. Ashe must find a way to keep them safe as murders begin to pile up outside Cloud Chief's protected boundaries.

8 comments:

  1. Can't wait for this book. Always looking forward to your next book though :p What is the release date looking like for this one at the moment?

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    1. April 1st, at the latest. It may be out a few days early, if all goes well :) And because a particular someone shows up in this one, it's one of my favorites!
      cs

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  2. Connie, teasers are bad for your reader's mental health! :) Looks like this book will be very good.

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    1. Thanks! We're working hard to get it ready :D

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  3. Love the new name. Really looking forward to Ashe's latest adventures. Now I'm wondering who will show up. Thanks a lot, Connie. ;)

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    1. Thanks, Dolly! I hope it's a good surprise :)
      CS

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