Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Teaser Tuesday #122 ~ Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

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 to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

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My Tease for this week comes from:

Black Ice
Becca Fitzpatrick 

First - The Blurb:

Britt Phieffer has never been that adventurous, but that's about to change. Wanting to impress her ex-boyfriend, Britt convinces best friend, Korbie, to take a trip with her and go trekking through the Grand Teton Mountains in Wyoming.
But when a freak storm leaves the girls stranded they seek shelter in a cabin, and find two knights in shining armour, Shaun and Mason, who are also hiding out.

But all is not as it seems, and Britt quickly discovers that the guys are there for reasons other than hiking…dangerous reasons that mean they need to get off the mountain, fast. In exchange for her life, Britt is forced to guide them down, and as they set out on a harrowing journey through the cold and snow, Britt realises the only way to get out of this alive is to pretend she is on their side. 

But playing nice is hard, especially when Britt is unsure whether Mason, gorgeous and sexy, is the enemy or an ally. And as she begins to lose track of who is in control it is only a matter of time before things turn deadly…

Second - The Tease(rs):

Tease 1

“They say that when you're about to die, your life flashes before your eyes. They never tell you that when you watch someone you once loved dying, hovering between this life and the next, it's twice as painful, because you're reliving two lives that traveled one road together.” 

Tease 2 

"What about-you?" I kept my voice carefully indifferent. 
He flashed me a cold smile, sharp at the edges. "Worried about me?"
Because I couldn't think of anything snide to say, I stuck my tongue out at him. 
Jude wagged his head. "More tongue exercises? Would have thought you'd had enough last night." 
"Go to hell." 
"Sorry, love, but we're already there."

I'm a big fan of Becca's Hush Hush series, so naturally, I just had to read Black Ice.

Was it different? Yes.
Did I enjoy it? Yes
Would I recommend it? Hell, yes.

This is the first romantic thriller I've read and I was not disappointed. Becca did an excellent job of portraying the characters, describing the scenery and slowly unveiling the story. I was so enthralled I had a difficult time putting it down.

I really liked Britt. She's courageous, determined and willing to put the safety of her friends before herself. And then there's Jude/Mason. Right from the start, I guessed that he was not what he initially appeared to be and I thoroughly enjoyed discovering the real him.

Filled with unexpected twists and turns, Black Ice will have you glued to your seat right up until the very last page. For me, a must read.

My Rating: 5 out of 5

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Okay, so what do you think?

If you liked my Tease, please leave a comment below.


  1. I have this one one my Kindle, just haven't gotten around to it. I will be bumping it up though thanks to you. Nice teasers.

    My Teaser

  2. I'm so glad to hear you recommend this, Marilyn! I've always been curious about it, but never completely made up my mind about reading it or not... Well, even if I'm not sure when my schedule allows it, I guess I'll go for it ;)

    Thanks for sharing, and here's my TT!

  3. Well, I'm glad you followed up that first tease with the second, Marilyn. That first one was powerful. This is a book I've wanted to pick up but just haven't yet. But it sounds incredible. So I'll pick it up sooner than later. :)

  4. That first teaser is very true. And that second one had me laughing.
    I've got this on my wish list. I enjoy romantic thrillers and the suspense sounds intense.
    My TT - http://fuonlyknew.com/2015/01/13/teaser-tuesdays-95-growl/

  5. I agree! I really liked Black Ice and thought Becca did a great job with it. It was so different from Hush Hush and I loved seeing her branch out.

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  6. So glad you loved this one! I need to read it soon.

  7. First off great teasers. Second oh my goodness I am so glad you enjoyed this first book. I need to read Black Ice soon. Thank you for sharing.

  8. Yay! I hoped you would like this because it is so different from the Hush, Hush series! Glad you gave it a whirl and loved it too!

    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace