09 June 2009

Where Are You? / Teaser Tuesday: In the Sanctuary of Outcasts

I'm a nice-looking man with a beautiful wife and two great kids. I used to publish magazines, but now I pretend I'm an investigative reporter. It's one way to survive my year in jail. When the going got rough, I engaged in some creative financing. Now I live with my fellow convicts . . . and 130 leprosy patients.

For more Where Are You? answers, visit Raidergirl3 at An Adventure in Reading.

MizB at Should Be Reading hosts Teaser Tuesdays. Here's how it works: Grab your current read; let the book fall open to a random page; and share 2 “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12. For more teasers, click on through to MizB's blog.

An Asian man sat at a table in the middle of the cafeteria. He stared at me as I approached. A white growth completely covered one of his eyes. Between his two digitless hands, he balanced a pork chop. His good eye followed me as I walked.

—Both from In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White

EDIT: Apparently neither Powell's nor Indiebound has the book in stock. Look for it at Amazon.


Mo 6/9/09, 8:15 AM  

okay, so that *was* a great tease, but the book sounds kinda morose; is it?! (I don't wanna read sad books! LoL)

Hope you're enjoying it, in any case

gautami tripathy 6/9/09, 8:29 AM  

That teaser makes me want to grab the book. I like to read which are so much different!

Tuesdays: What's up?

Margot 6/9/09, 9:01 AM  

I can pass up the fantasy (like Fire Study) but for some weird reason this book appeals to me. I like stories where people survive in situations like this.

Mari - Escape In A Book 6/9/09, 9:14 AM  

Great teaser!

By the way, via the Indie link I got this message "Can't find the book".

Lisa (Southern Girl Reads) 6/9/09, 9:24 AM  

Kinda creepy, but a great teaser! The books sounds interesting.

Lisa (Southern Girl Reads) 6/9/09, 9:25 AM  

I forgot to mention - I love the title!

Teddyree 6/9/09, 9:27 AM  

Great teaser, sounds a bit creepy though ~ hope you're enjoying it.
Here's my Teaser

Anonymous,  6/9/09, 9:32 AM  

Great teaser - strange and veryintriguing.

Kaye 6/9/09, 9:50 AM  

Not sure that would be the book for me but your teaser is really good. I'll have to investigate further.

My teaser is here
It's a funny one this week taken from Dixie Divas

Have a great week and enjoy your book.

Whitney 6/9/09, 9:53 AM  

In the Sanctuary of Outcasts looks great! I'll have to check it out. Great teaser/where are you?

BurtonReview 6/9/09, 10:02 AM  

what is the white growth?!
Mine is up.. and not two sentences but a couple more.. Sorry about that. more like a quick excerpt at
The Burton Review.

Have a great day!

Missy B. 6/9/09, 10:02 AM  

Wow, that sounds good. I am going to check it out! Good Teaser!

zetor 6/9/09, 10:32 AM  

Sounds a bit ? scary!Good teaser.

Nise' 6/9/09, 10:59 AM  

I'm very intrigued to know why he is in prison with leprosy patients.

Sandy Nawrot 6/9/09, 10:59 AM  

I am totally intrigued with this book. Yeah, it doesn't necessarily have a feel good vibe, but who needs that all the time?

Harvee 6/9/09, 12:02 PM  

interesting tease. here's mine from Nigeria.


Jenners 6/9/09, 12:18 PM  

I'm totally intrigued...and maybe a little frightened!

Bonnie 6/9/09, 12:25 PM  

Ohh...That was a great teaser, looking forward to your review.

Literary Feline 6/9/09, 12:52 PM  

I haven't heard of this book but it sure sounds like something I would like. I'll be curious to know what you think when you're done with it.

jlshall 6/9/09, 1:21 PM  

What a sad situation. That's definitely a great teaser, but I'm not sure it's a book I could get through.

Darlene 6/9/09, 1:49 PM  

This teaser really makes me wonder about the book. I look forward to your thoughts on it.

Belle 6/9/09, 2:56 PM  

This book is definitely not for me, but what a great teaser, and your description of where you are as always puts me right there.

Jacqueline C. 6/9/09, 3:01 PM  

Can't wait to hear what you think. Here's one tease and my other teaser.

The Bumbles 6/9/09, 11:05 PM  

I appreciate anyone who can work a pork chop creatively into their novel.

Carrie K. 6/9/09, 11:16 PM  

What a creepy teaser!

Melody 6/10/09, 9:51 PM  

Great teaser! I look forward to your review soon!

The Reading Momster 6/11/09, 2:27 AM  

is this on WWII!? forgive me... if i sound stupid :D

Beth F 6/11/09, 6:22 AM  

Veens: What's so amazing about this book is that it takes place in the 1990s in Louisiana.

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