Thursday, May 14, 2015

Book Beginning: The Other Oregon by Steve Anderson



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Duct tape had sealed the mouths of the three men.

-- The Other Oregon by Steve Anderson. Well, that's a beginning to get your attention!

With this latest novel, Anderson takes a break from his favorite WWII material to give his readers a creepy, atmospheric thriller set in the Pacific Northwest.

The Other Oregon comes out on May 19 and is available for pre-order from Powell's or amazon.

17 comments :

JC Jones said...

Does start creepy but I think I would like it.

Lauren Stoolfire said...

This sounds like it would be something right up my alley! :)

Elizabeth B said...

Yup, with that cover it's definitely going to be creepy! Enjoy.

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

That opener got my attention!

Sharons Book Nook! said...

I like that line. That really grabs you, that's for sure.

Anne Bennett said...

I wondered, by the title, if the book was going to be a nonfiction look at Eastern Oregon, a part of the state that few folks out of state would recognize as part of the wet state. I guess not.
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marjma2014 said...

Yes, a very creepy start, certainly got my attention.

Amy said...

Ok, usually I'm quiet a polite girl but that BB just screams at me "creepy, run!" lol.
I hope you enjoy :)
Amy x

Ao Bibliophile said...

what a powerful opening!

enjoy the book and have a wonderful weekend! :)

Liza Shaw said...

First time I've joined in a Meme, but this looked like fun and I'm looking forward to meeting more bloggers/finding more books.

Elizabeth said...

Love the cover.

ENJOY!!

Elizabeth
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Lisa Ks Book Reviews said...

What a creepy way to start! Yikes!

Stormi Johnson said...

That is a great start..lol. Not read that author so might look that one up. :)

Sandra Nachlinger said...

I thought this might be a guide to little known destinations in Oregon. Fooled me!

Topazshell said...

I'll bet it's really good.

fredamans said...

You had me with duct tape. ;-)

guiltless reader said...

Creepy! I actually read "Dragon"and not "Oregon" ... I must be seeing things!

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