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Sep 8, 2009

Teaser Tuesday ~ Girl Mary by Petru Popescu

TEASER TUESDAYS is hosted by ShouldBeReading and asks you to:
♠Grab your current read.
♠Let the book fall open to a random page.
♠Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page.
♠You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!
Please avoid spoilers!

Girl MaryLast week's teaser came from Cleopatra's Daughter, (my review is here) which was set in the early days of Caesar Augustus' reign, and this week's read coincidentally is also later in that same era but focusing on Pontius Pilate and the Virgin Mary:

Today's Teaser comes from: "Girl Mary: A Novel" by Petru Popescu (available September 2009 via Simon & Schuster), & yes I am going to cheat this week with the teaser: Page 41

"You're from the clan of the Pontii. Don't deny it, we vigiles know everything."
Apella shrugged. "Yes, I'm the last Pontius. Augustus had all my clan killed."
"What's your given name?"
Ascanius whistled, amused.