Teaser Tuesday–Winterling and The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie

I just finished Winterling by Sarah Prineas.  What a good book! This is MG fantasy at its best, with a very relatable protagonist, a great big evil to defeat, and a wonderful supporting cast of characters.  Heroine Fer really sealed the deal, though.  She is a caring, brave girl who refuses to let her fears stop her from doing what her heart compels her to.

“Ah.” The Lady fell silent. When she spoke the edge had left her voice. She almost sounded sad.  “Our oaths and our rules bind us together, Gwynnefar. When an oath is broken there is a price. And it is always more than the oath breaker can pay.”


While browsing the comments at Dear Author, I discovered The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley. The hero has Asperger’s, which immediately caught my interest.  I purchased it for my Kindle, and so far, I am finding it a hard to put down read.  Ian is proving to be a very unique character, to say the least.


Beth blinked. “I beg your pardon?”

“I said, you could marry me. I don’t give a damn about your fortune.”

“My lord, why on earth should you ask me to marry you?”

“Because you have beautiful eyes.”

“How do you know?" You’ve not once looked at them.”

“I know.”

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

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