Thursday, September 5, 2019

Book Beginnings + Friday 56: Web of Deceit by Susan Sleeman

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by Rose City Reader that asks you to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you're reading. Friday 56 is hosted by Freda's Voice and asks you to grab a book (any book), turn to page 56 or 56% in your ereader and share a non-spoilery sentence or two.

This week I'm featuring Web of Deceit by Susan Sleeman, a book that's been on my TBR list for way too long.

About the Book
Will he help find her sister’s killer . . . or lead the killer to her door?

When FBI Agent Kaitlyn Knight discovers her brother-in-law is Vyper—the notorious cyber-criminal and murderer wanted by the FBI—Kait doesn’t question her duty to arrest him. But when he murders her sister in front of her, leaving her infant niece motherless, Kait vows to hunt him down and bring him to justice while raising the baby.

Three years later, and not even a whisper of a lead in her search, Kait is about to give up hope of ever finding Vyper. All of that changes when he goes on a murderous spree taunting Kait with clues that she and homicide detective Sam Murdock must solve before her devious brother-in-law takes another life.

As the body count rises, Sam discovers the killing spree is really about striking back at Kait. He must put everything on the line—including the relationship he’s developed with Kait—to ensure her safety. The killer is waiting, watching her every move—and he won’t stop until he’s exacted his revenge and reclaims his rights to raise his daughter.


Book Beginning
Kait Knight met her brother-in-law's piercing black eyes. The fa├žade he'd lived for the last two years peeled away, revealing the cold, harsh eyes of a murderer.

Friday 56
Alarm snaked up and over her back, but she wouldn't speak and let him hear the terror in her voice.


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What would you give as a birthday gift to a fellow book lover?

Ooh, that's a good question! I guess it would depend on the person. The go-to gift would probably be a book they've been wanting, but haven't gotten yet. But maybe a more unique gift would be customizing a mug, journal, pillowcase, etc. with one of their favorite quotes. I have a pillowcase with my favorite Alice in Wonderland quote, "We're all mad here", that I really love. So maybe something like that.


What have you been reading lately?

18 comments:

  1. Sounds like a very gripping book. Hope it keeps you guessing. My Friday Post

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    1. It's one of those books that's impossible to put down. Thanks for coming by, Anne! :)

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  2. Ooh this sounds like it'll be a very intense read! There's definitely some twists and turns coming your way. I hope you have a lovely weekend and feel free to drop by and check out my Friday Post
    Juli @ A Universe in Words

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    1. Intense is the right word! Thanks for the visit, Juli! Hope you have a lovely weekend too! :)

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  3. Web of Deceit has a very dramatic cover! It sounds like a pretty intense read, and one I think I'd enjoy.
    Cora | http://teapartyprincess.co.uk/

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    1. The cover fits the book perfectly! Thanks for stopping by, Cora! :)

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  4. Love that Fri56 line! Sounds like a terrific read, Ashley!

    Here's my Friday Post. Happy Friday!

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    1. It's a great one! Thanks for visiting, Sassy! Happy Friday! :)

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  5. I am already lured into this book from that beginning! I hope that you love it. It sounds like it is going to be quite fast-paced. :)

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    1. I was debating between reading two books and decided to see how they each began. I read the first line to this one and was sold. Didn't even check the other one. I was hooked on Web of Deceit. Thanks for coming by! :)

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  6. Vyper sounds like a cruel person. Web of Deceit sounds intense--and like a great read--from the quotes you shared.

    All those bookish gift ideas are wonderful! I like the idea of giving bookish-themed gifts to book lovers.

    Have a wonderful weekend, Ashley. Happy Reading!

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    1. Vyper is awful! He's one of the most chilling villains I've read about. Thanks for stopping by! Hope you have a wonderful weekend too! :)

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  7. Both are intense and intriguing snippets! Happy weekend!

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  8. Web of Deceit sounds like an interesting book. Enjoy your current read!

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    1. I've really enjoyed it. Thanks for coming by, Breana! :)

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  9. Hope you are enjoying your new read now you've gotten to it.

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    1. I can't believe it took me this long to get to it! Thanks for the visit, Nicki! :)

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