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, April 8, 2011

First Lines...

"The body was blue.
Not merely wearing blue, he was blue -- and not the blue pallor of death. He was sapphire from head to toe, a deep shade of mood indigo."

Shot Through Velvet by Ellen Byerrum,
part of her Crime of Fashion Mystery series


carolsnotebook said...

Well, that's interesting. Why's he blue? And is he dead?

Kathy said...

I began a "meme" which I call First Line Friday. I actually posted late Thursday night...cheating, I know :D

Suzanne said...

Oh Carol, doesn't that first line make you want to turn that first page! I'll let you know when I finish it! Until then, you can find the first chapter here:

Suzanne said...

Hi Kathy!
Don't you just love first lines! Thanks for leaving your link! I hopped right over there to pay you a visit and check out your "first line" selection! And it was a great first line!

Darlene said...

Great lines and I love that cover!

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