Teaser Tuesday #4 – Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead

My pick for Teaser Tuesday this week is Gameboard of the Gods! I was really excited to receive this from NetGalley for review because I looooooveeee Richelle Mead and was anxiously awaiting the release Gameboard of the Gods!

Gameboard of the Gods (Age of X, #1)

Title: Gameboard of the Gods

Author: Richelle Mead

Release Date: June 4, 2013


In a futuristic world nearly destroyed by religious extremists, Justin March lives in exile after failing in his job as an investigator of religious groups and supernatural claims. But Justin is given a second chance when Mae Koskinen comes to bring him back to the Republic of United North America (RUNA). Raised in an aristocratic caste, Mae is now a member of the military’s most elite and terrifying tier, a soldier with enhanced reflexes and skills.

When Justin and Mae are assigned to work together to solve a string of ritualistic murders, they soon realize that their discoveries have exposed them to terrible danger. As their investigation races forward, unknown enemies and powers greater than they can imagine are gathering in the shadows, ready to reclaim the world in which humans are merely game pieces on their board.

Gameboard of the Gods, the first installment of Richelle Mead’s Age of Xseries, will have all the elements that have made her YA Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series such megasuccesses: sexy, irresistible characters; romantic and mythological intrigue; and relentless action and suspense.


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “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!

My Teasers:

You know, the first time I saw you – before the alley – my whole world came to a stop. Everything else in that room faded to nothing, and there was only you, with your beautiful neck and your winter sunlight hair and eyes that commended the room.”

A haughty, lethal bodyguard. An assignment involving shadowy phantoms  This homecoming was starting to accrue a hefty price tag. You still want to pay it? ask Horatio  Absolutely.”


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