Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Teaser Tuesdays: The Runaway Queen by Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB @ Should Be Reading.

My Teaser:
June 1791

There was a smell to Paris in the summer mornings that Magnus enjoyed. This was surprising, because on summer mornings Paris smelled of cheese that had sat in the sun all day, and fish and the less desirable parts of fish.

~The Runaway Queen (The Bane Chronicles #2) by Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson
ebook, 60 pages
Published May 21st 2013 by Margaret K. McElderry Books
Magnus Bane has a royal role in the French Revolution—if the angry mobs don’t spoil his spells. One of ten adventures in The Bane Chronicles.

While in France, immortal warlock Magnus Bane finds himself attempting to rescue the royal family from the horrors of the French Revolution—after being roped into this mess by a most attractive count. Naturally, the daring escape calls for invisible air balloons…

This standalone e-only short story illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality populates the pages of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices series. This story in The Bane Chronicles, The Runaway Queen, is written by Maureen Johnson and Cassandra Clare.

Anyone can participate in Teaser Tuesdays. 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!


  1. Oh Magnus...I love him so. Can't wait to read this!! Thank you for sharing and stopping by!

  2. That is a great excerpt! I can almost smell the scene....thanks for visiting my blog, and enjoy your week.

  3. I haven't read Clare's novels but I heard good reviews about ... I'm gonna read this as soon as I can

    my teaser tuesday :)

  4. I do live the way Magnus looks at the World:)

    Thanks for stopping by earlier and Happy Tuesday:)


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