Saturday, April 16, 2011

Book Blurb Friday

I am joining Lisa at Writing in the Buff for Book Blurb Friday. Won't you join me? Visit her website and take a look at the picture prompt and some of the other best seller blurbs. Write a blurb in 150 words or less.


River Whispers meanders into uncharted territory, snakes down a winding river and plunges the reader into a deep abyss. Bounty hunter, Boone Slick, hot on the trail of machete wielding, Jack Slater, a survivalist, tracks him into Carmelina Canyon. Slick knows every corner and crevice of the canyon floor, and he knows exactly how Slater thinks. Their mother, who always made excuses for Jack is found murdered. She can’t play favorites anymore.

16 comments:

Sandra Davies said...

It was already sounding interesting, then the final line made it irresistible.

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

I'm with Sandra. You already had me, but the last line clinches it. The names are great, too, and fit the story setting beautifully. The idea that these two are brothers is a terrific hook. Great blurb, Linda!

Sioux said...

Wow! I was blindsided by the fact that they're brothers, and the mother's murder. Like Lisa, I was even further hooked by the last line. This story could get so murky and be so good. (If I buy a copy, would you sign it?)

Susan said...

Oh, that was a great start to a riveting story, Linda. Keep going! Great job! Susan

Bookie said...

Nice twist there with the brothers. Sounds like a modern western in the making...

Wendy Altschuler said...

Sounds interesting!

melody-mae said...

ooh fun! Now if I wasn't babysitting my 2 year old grandson all weekend, I might be able to take time to write!!! hehe

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Whoa! Awesome all the way around. I would buy this for sure. I love the last line. I hate it when people play favorites ... and it usually with the wrong kid, lol.

Have a wonderful weekend,

Kathy

June Freaking Cleaver said...

I'd buy it, just to read about the family dynamics - and whether playing favorites turned Jack into a very bad boy (as the blurb indicates).

Great job!

Lynn said...

I want to read more! Superb!

Susan J. Reinhardt said...

I'd like to read more. :)

Josh Hoyt said...

Great job! You set the tone wonderfully. I look forward to following your blog.

liberal sprinkles said...

Oh a tease and already a twist! I want to know who wins!

Jenners said...

I love the names...and then when you threw in the twist about their mother, I was sold.

jabblog said...

This is going to be a battle to the death, I fear.

Tammy said...

I agree--powerful last line!