Feb 15, 2016

Blog Tour: Riders by Veronica Rossi



An excerpt of Marcus Walker, aka Death, of RIDERS

In this short excerpt, main character Gideon (aka War) and Marcus aren’t quite seeing eye to eye. Enjoy!



Marcus had just produced a scythe. It materialized in a dusty swirl, extending from his hand to the desert earth.
A freakin’ scythe.
I shouldn’t have been surprised. Wasn’t Death—the Grim Reaper—always shown with a scythe? Still, this was the first one I’d ever seen in person and let me tell you— a staff with a massive curved blade at the end? Terrifying. This was no ordinary scythe, either. The thing glowed in the night, soft like the moon, but it put off enough light to illuminate Marcus’s face. His eyes were steady and cold. Glacial. Pure glacial fury. All for me.





VERONICA ROSSI is a New York Times bestselling author of fiction for young adults. She completed undergraduate studies at UCLA and then went on to study fine art at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She lives in Northern California with her husband and two sons. When not writing, she enjoys reading, painting, and counting down the minutes until she can get back to making up stories about imaginary people.

7 comments:

  1. I LOVED Riders and this was such a great scene! Plus I had a secret crush on Death, even though Gideon owned my heart haha. 😊

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  2. I want to read this so bad!! It looks so good!

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  3. Can't wait to read Riders!!! XX, Liza (And I can't wait to see you!)

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