Teaser Tuesdays #4: Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert

 

 

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Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. 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!

Today’s Teaser Tuesday:

18398627Summary (from Goodreads):

Ten years ago, God gave Braden a sign, a promise that his family wouldn’t fall apart the way he feared. But Braden got it wrong: his older brother, Trey, has been estranged from the family for almost as long, and his father, the only parent Braden has ever known, has been accused of murder. The arrest of Braden’s father, a well-known Christian radio host has sparked national media attention. His lies in his son’s hands; Braden is the key witness in his father’s upcoming trial. Braden has always measured himself through baseball. He is the star pitcher in his small town of Ornette, and his ninety-four mile per hour pitch already has minor league scouts buzzing in his junior year. Now the rules of the sport that has always been Braden’s saving grace are blurred in ways he never realized, and the prospect of playing against Alex Reyes, the nephew of the police officer his father is accused of killing, is haunting his every pitch. Braden faces an impossible choice, one that will define him for the rest of his life, in this brutally honest debut novel about family, faith, and the ultimate test of conviction.

Goodreads | Book Depository

Here are the teasers:

#1: “There are things you can hold at bay in the daylight, but it’s when you’re drifting off to sleep that the thoughts and images creep up on you, slithering across your dark room from the corners where they’ve been lying all day in wait.”

#2: **I’m going to cheat a little with this one and add a sentence because this teaser is really short.

“My door swings open, and he says ‘Get up. The lawyer’s here to talk to you.'”

If you have done a Teaser Tuesday yourself, leave a comment with your link and I will be sure to check it out. 🙂

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