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Monday, September 22, 2014

NEW! 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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E. Ayers said...


You wouldn't be the first female to take advantage of me, and I doubt you'll be the last.

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Susan Macatee said...

From time travel romance, Erin's Rebel.

The aroma of sandalwood and his unique masculine scent that had floored her when he'd carried her into Doc's tent left her flabbergasted.

Rosemary Gemmell said...

From British Regency intrigue, Dangerous Deceit

They scarcely moved and Lydia was aware of his finely muscled legs gripping his horse, his unsettling presence and overwhelming masculinity.


JoAnne Myers said...

"Murder Most Foul" a detective/mystery

Within days, experts from adjoining counties took notice and were moved by the 'animalistic’ attacks.


Piper Denna said...

From erotic romance "Private Desires":
Vic showing up at the beach had disordered his life as surely as his younger brother had done Christmas dinner the year he’d yanked the tablecloth from the table.



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Patricia Preston said...

From "Laid to Rest" Southern Comedy

“Did you hear the mayor croaked getting him some poon-tang from Darlene Higginbottom?”
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Sandra Nachlinger said...

From Bluebonnets for Elly (contemporary romance). When Derek picks up some lacy doilies from her grandmother's garage sale table, here's what goes through Elly's mind:

For some strange reason, she thought of four-poster beds with lacy linens and a soft pastel-hued quilt piled atop two entwined bodies.



Adriana said...

When the chips are down, there's nobody there.

Willow Smoke (Riders Up, Book 3)

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D'Ann said...

From a WIP Call Me Cowboy:

A sweet ass ground against his cock.

Anonymous said...

She was either looking at me like I was the only man in the world–and quite possibly the sexiest one–or else my open gawking had freaked her out.

Princess of the Light, an Urban Fantasy

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Calisa Rhose said...

These are great. Some made me chuckle. :)
This is from a work in progress, Redesigning Sassy, bk 1- Dew Drop Diaries. The hero is trying to convince the heroine, his one-time hs sweetheart, to get into his truck her first day back in their home town after he broke her heart.

He lowered his voice and leaned close enough to taste her. “Dead people don’t scream.”

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Kryssie Fortune said...

Not only angles fall.
Giving it Up For the Gods, A Paranormal Urban Fantasy

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Maggie Le Page said...

This is from A HEAT OF THE MOMENT THING, a romping romantic comedy with serious undertones.


I’d cast him as the villain for too long to suddenly throw him into any other role.


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Kelley Heckart said...

From Daughter of Night, a fantasy romance set in a time when the Titans fought the Olympian gods.

It was difficult for him to comprehend that such an innocent looking woman could be capable of killing four armed warriors with her bare hands.

Elysa said...

THE BABY RACE - a contemporary romance set on a horse rescue ranch.

"Real men don't get stitches. We staple our wounds."

Elysa Hendricks