Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Teaser Tuesday: Beyond Control


Teaser Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along, just do as 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 any spoilers so as not to ruin the book for others!
Make sure to share the title and the author so other Teaser Tuesday participants can add the book to their to be read piles.

My teaser this week comes from:
Beyond Control (Beyond Love Series, #1)
Title: Beyond Control
Author: Karice Bolton
Series: Beyond Love #1
Publication Date: August 1, 2013

Gabby Sullivan learns in college that some things are impossible to control, and whenever life has spun out of control bad things seem to happen. She promises herself that she’ll stay a safe distance from the top three culprits:
Sex
Love
Relationships
But some things are beyond control…
Gabby handles her mom’s death and brother’s sudden abandonment just about as well as anyone could at the age of twelve. Left feeling alone, she finishes high school, developing a bit of a wild streak, and lives like there’s no tomorrow. That is until an illness stops her in her tracks. Learning to control life around her becomes her comfort. With a visible scar that reminds her and the world that she beat the odds, it’s impossible for her to put everything behind her, no matter how hard she tries. 
Right out of college she begins working at her family’s company and buries herself in the safety of the corporate world. No extra time, no life, no relationships. It’s safe to say she might be a little demanding and overly ambitious, but she’s got everything under control, just how she likes it. 
Jason’s been trying to piece his life together after a personal tragedy, only it’s not working. He’s thrown himself into his work, but he’s only becoming angrier. He’ll never forgive himself and doesn’t expect anyone else to either.
When the back of his vehicle is clipped by an obnoxious limo driver he can’t wait to let the driver have it until he hears Gabby’s voice coming from inside the sedan. There’s something soothing about it, something familiar. 
The moment she sees him, she knows her life will never be the same. But she doesn’t know why. He’s everything she said she never wanted. He’s cocky, arrogant, and infuriating. With his dazzling amber eyes, dark hair and chiseled features she can hardly remember where she’s going, let alone where she’s been and maybe that’s a good thing. She begins to let him show her what life could be, if she really lived it.
Neither wants their past to define their future, but sometimes destiny has something else in store. It’s only as their love grows and secrets are revealed that they realize a devastating connection from their past might actually tear them apart.
The Teaser
"Timing is everything," he murmured, sitting back in his seat and turning the engine on.
"Isn't it though?" I said, still breathless from his touch.
And this was only a kiss.
Kindle Location 2360 of 4228

 Does you have a teaser to share?
Feel free to leave me a link in the comments

Thank you for stopping by Unabridged Bookshelf!

4 comments:

Valentina Cano said...

Ooh, sounds like a nice one :)

http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2013/11/teaser-tuesday.html

Paulita said...

The teaser is nice. I think the synopsis gives too much back story though. Wow, either a lot has already happened to her or a lot happens in the book. Here's Mine

cleopatralovesbooks said...

Ah.... sounds good! Here is my TT http://cleopatralovesbooks.wordpress.com/2013/11/05/teaser-tuesday-november-5/

Lizzy said...

Ooo sounds like a good, romantic read! Great teaser :)

My Teaser

Post a Comment

I truly appreciate every comment, so thank you for taking the time to comment. You just made my day :)