Teaser Tuesday and Giveaway Tour Stop for Quarantine: The Loners

Welcome to Teaser Tuesday, and I have an excerpt from Quarantine: The Loners, written by two amazing writers: Lex Hrabe and Thomas Voorhies.

Quarantine: The Loners

(Goodreads, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter)

by Lex Thomas

(Goodreads, Amazon, Website, Facebook, Twitter)

Published July 2012 by EgmontUSA

It was just another ordinary day at McKinley High—until a massive explosion devastated the school. When loner David Thorpe tried to help his English teacher to safety, the teacher convulsed and died right in front of him. And that was just the beginning. A year later, McKinley has descended into chaos. All the students are infected with a virus that makes them deadly to adults. The school is under military quarantine. The teachers are gone. Violent gangs have formed based on high school social cliques. Without a gang, you’re as good as dead. And David has no gang. It’s just him and his little brother, Will, against the whole school. In this frighteningly dark and captivating novel, Lex Thomas locks readers inside a school where kids don’t fight to be popular, they fight to stay alive.

Now that you’ve seen the description, here’s a little taste from the book:

“David saw a human skeleton weaving through the riot. It shoved people out of its way, throwing its bones into them. It had no jaw. There was a hammer clutched in its fleshless fingers. The skeleton turned to him. Dead, empty eye sockets locked onto David. It ran at him.”

Wow, chilling! What could be worse than a skeleton coming at you? How could you actually kill it? It’s not like there’s any flesh and blood to actually do it much harm. Being on permanent lock down in your school has to be most kids’ nightmare. I know that I would have rather die than be stuck there forever.

And now for the giveaway: Just enter the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win one of two copies of Quarantine: The Loners. Good Luck!

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Check out the other Quarantine tour stops for more chances to win a copy of the book and great content, brought to you by Kismet Book Touring.
Monday, September 10th – Wastepaper Prose
Tuesday, September 11th – Bewitched Bookworms
Wednesday, September 12th – Novel Novice
Thursday, September 13th – The Bookish Brunette
Friday, September 14th – The PageTurners

Monday, September 17th – MundieMoms
Tuesday, September 18th – Forever 17 Books
Wednesday, September 19th – Evie Bookish
Thursday, September 20th – Once upon a Prologue
Friday, September 21st – The Bookswarm

Monday, September 24th – Reading Angel
Tuesday, September 25th – Fire and Ice
Wednesday, September 26th – Emily’s Reading Room
Thursday, September 27th – Fiktshun
Friday, September 28th – Hypable

[box type="shadow"]About Lex Thomas:

Lex Thomas is the pen name for the writing team of Lex Hrabe and Thomas Voorhies. Their first novel, QUARANTINE: THE LONERS, earned a starred review from Booklist, and Huffington Post Books called it “one of the best books that I have ever read.”

Lex received a BA in Drama and English from the University of Virginia and has worked as an actor, director and writer. Thomas graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, and now writes, and exhibits his realist oil paintings in Los Angeles.

Lex and Thomas met in a writers’ group in Los Angeles. Their friendship developed as they tried to blow each other’s minds with clips from bizarre movies. In 2005, they became a screenwriting team, and found that writing with a friend is much more fun than doing it alone. Visit them at www.lex-thomas.com.
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Sandyg265 9/11/2012

Sounds like an interesting book

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mandee wyrick 9/11/2012

I’ve been wanting to read this book for a while now. Thanks for having the giveaway!!
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Vivien 9/11/2012

Definitely made my wishlist. Sounds like a great read!

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Suzy Turner 9/11/2012

This book sounds really brilliant… I love the premise of it. I just read another dystopian novel called The Forsaken which has given me a renewed love for the genre!
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Jenea Whittington 9/11/2012

This is right up my alley. It sounds fantastic..

Jenea

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Sariah 9/11/2012

I really like the sounds of this book! I will being adding this to my ever growing list :) Thanks for the chance.

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Julie Rupert 9/11/2012

This book sounds great! Exciting and creepy.

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alicia marie 9/11/2012

This is the first I’ve really heard about this book, but it sounds good! I’ll definitely have to add it to my TBR list : )

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Wow, really great teaser! And the idea of the virus affecting students to make them deadly is very interesting. Here’s my TT!
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Carl 9/11/2012

Wow, freaky premise and excerpt. I bet every high school student can relate to this story. Sounds grisly and great. I’d love to win a copy.

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Cristina 9/11/2012

Eeeek! Danny how I have missed you!!! hehe I feel like I”ve been gone from the blogging world FOREVER! *sigh* Anyhoo this book sounds fantastic and I adore Egmont books! I didn’t even know about this one. So glad you brought it to my attention. I can’t wait to check it out!

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Samantha Coville 9/11/2012

Looks pretty cool!

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Candace 9/11/2012

I just saw this one at the store the other day and was wondering why I hadn’t heard of it. Suddenly ever since then I’ve seen it EVERYWHERE! I’m not sure it’s one for me, it sounds like something that could really freak me out. But that’s a pretty cool cover!
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Bookish in a Box 9/11/2012

Quarantine sounds fascinating! I used to wonder what it would be like to live in a school but never considered being trapped in it!

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Lindy Gomez 9/11/2012

This book sounds really good! Dystopian novels are one of my favorite genres. Thank you fit the giveaway :)

Lindy Gomez

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Zara Alexis 9/13/2012

Oh boy…this sounds like a really dark book! Just like “Blindness” except for teenagers! Can’t wait to read it. Thanks so much for the giveaway!
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Grace Lo 9/13/2012

Would it sound wrong if I say that I love books where kids/teenagers fight to the death for survival? Quarantine sounds a lot like Variant, which I quite enjoyed. Besides, it’d be just so different to watch the kids evolve into someone of a certain clique, and using the resources on hand to survive.
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Joy F 9/13/2012

Book sounds good. Thanks.

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Pat 9/14/2012

Im excited for this book! I can’t wait!

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Claire 9/15/2012

It sounds sort of like the Gone series by Michael Grant, which I loved, and I am sure to read it. Thanks for the giveaway!

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nrlymrtl 9/15/2012

If I was trapped in my highschool, I would find the maintenance shed and start digging. My highschool city has various tunnels underneath from the war effort, so that could be interesting.

Looks like a fun book.
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Anita Yancey 9/16/2012

This book sounds very interesting. It has a great plot and I wouldn’t be able to put the book down. Thanks for having the giveaway.

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Heather K. 9/22/2012

This book sounds fantastic! I’m putting it on my wish list! Thanks for the giveaway.:)

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