Tuesday Teaser

Here is a little teaser for your Tuesday reading enjoyment.  I think this one sums up Harry to a tee.  She has a wry wit and can think on her feet.  And, as she is wont to say, she can take care of herself.


…I crept as quietly as I could, but it was pretty much a given that I couldn’t hide from a vampire’s amped up hearing or sense of smell.  When I reached the end of the wall dividing the hall and the kitchen, I started to peek around the corner only to be abruptly grabbed and thrown against the wall.

“Gaak!”  I said.  Hey, you try talking when a six foot goon with the strength of a vampire has his arm cross your windpipe.

Tomas had pinned my knife hand as well as my throat.  He grinned at me smugly.  I could see Salvador lounging unconcerned across the room.  My vision began to blur from the lack of oxygen as I let my knees give out a little, shifting more of my weight onto his arm.  Surprised, he loosened his grip enough that I was able to take a rasping breath.  I quickly brought my knee up to his groin as hard as I could.  It was satisfying to know that whatever he was, he still felt it when he got one in the ‘nads.  Tomas let go of my arm and I slid down the wall.  Unwilling to hope that a shot to the junk was enough to keep him down, I followed through with a quick punch to his throat.  He fell to one knee and I sprang away…

Dead and Kicking, by Lisa Emme

A Teaser for Tuesday!

So, I haven’t actually said much about my upcoming release. Dead and Kicking is the first book in my Urban Fantasy trilogy The Harry Russo Diaries.  I hope to have it released on October 1st.  Pre-ordering will be available soon.  In the meantime, here is your very first teaser……(drum roll)……


“There’s a vampire sleeping in our storage closet.”

Dead and Kicking, by Lisa Emme



That’s all you’re getting….for now 🙂