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Monday, February 23, 2015

One Line Monday!

This new Monday meme is about perfect sentences: the single line we read that makes us say, damn, that's good!

In comments, tempt us with a single powerful sentence from your novel.
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Cassandra L Shaw said...

Tyreal was one man who could kiss a dead person alive.

Grave Robber for Hire (Urban Fantasy)

Marianne Rice said...

He shouldn’t be thinking about his new boss this way, but it wasn’t his fault she had legs that were meant to wrap around a lover.

False Start (Contemporary Romance)

Marianne Rice said...

Love it!

Barbara White Daille said...

From Honorable Rancher (part of the 2-in-1 anthology In the Rancher's Care) by Barbara White Daille.

Ben has been in love with Dana for, like forever ;) – as indicated here:

She'd been the heroine of a story he'd once created long ago, a story he'd had to write in his head because he hadn't yet learned how to spell all the words.

Honorable Rancher, either as a stand-alone novel or as part of the 2-in-1 anthology In the Rancher's Care, can be found at your favorite booksellers, including:

In the Rancher's Care (anthology):

Thanks for the chance to share!

Zanna Mackenzie said...

From my romantic comedy celebrity murder mystery called And The Earth Moved....

I notice he doesn’t even flinch as my car screeches to a halt only a foot or so in front of him.

And The Earth Moved is free to download across the Amazon network between 23-26 Feb 2015.

Have a great day!

Erin OQuinn said...

NEVADA HIGHLANDER has lots of one-liners from the irrepressible Scot Rory Drummond, who's fallen arse-over-bollocks for the cop Alex.

“Time to find me a ten-gallon hat, Alex, because all this riding has fired my need to be a cowboy.”

buy link:
Man in Romance blog:

E. Ayers said...

This is from my soon to be released book three of my wedding vow series


**What guy keeps African violets?**



Amazon International Buy Links.



Amazon International Buy Links.

Allie said...

Her teeth gnawed at her lower lip in concentration and Sean hardened, watching her lose herself in the novel. Who knew a woman reading could be so damn arousing?

Sean's Sweetheart, available now.

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Mari Christie said...

Tears rolled down her cheeks when she wrapped stems of orchids through her mother’s hands, coiled lilies around her throat, braided lotus blossoms into her hair.

From La Déesse Noire: The Black Goddess, coming June 15.

Rachael Slate said...

"How could he fall, when he’d always been there, at the bottom of that pit, waiting to catch her?"

Trancing the Tiger (Chinese Zodiac Romance Series, #1) by Rachael Slate


Joan Reeves said...

One Line from JANE (I'm Still Single) JONES, a Romantic Comedy by Joan Reeves.

Jane is talking with her best friend Amber. Amber, explaining how she hooked her husband, says:

"Let's just say that women who think the way to a man's heart is through his stomach don't know much about anatomy."

JANE (I'm Still Single) JONES by Joan Reeves, is available in audio at Audible and iTunes, and in ebook at most ebook sellers including Amazon: (for International Kindle Shops, that's:

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