Literary Quote of the Month

“For poems are not, as people think, simply emotions (one has emotions early enough)—they are experiences,” … Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.

Friday, August 27, 2010

First Lines...

"Madison had been in Los Angeles just over two years when she found herself facedown on the ground in a wooded area. Her clothes were in tatters. Duct tape held her hands. A filthy rag muffled her screams. Fear coursed through her battered body, scraping and tearing with jagged edges as she fought to maintain control of her slippery mind. It was the only weapon she had left."

... Murder in Vein by Sue Ann Jaffarian (a Fang-in-Cheek mystery coming Sept. 2010!)

3 comments:

fredamans said...

Pretty cool!

Here is my 56; http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2010/08/friday-56_27.html

Suzanne said...

Hi Freda!
What's even cooler is we have a NEW vampire novel to sink our teeth in to! :-)

Sue Ann Jaffarian said...

Thanks so much for plugging Murder in Vein!! I really appreciate it.

Here's the first paragraph from the 2nd book in the series, just to tease you a little:

"The body floated face down in the pool like an inflatable joke, something meant to scare people at parties and on Halloween. But to Madison Rose’s eye, it didn’t look like some plastic gag. It looked real. Dead real."

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