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Monday, March 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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E. Ayers said...

From my up coming historical release. The year is 1898:

by E. Ayers

The world around him was nothing but a crackling hot glow, filled with smoke and the stench of lost dreams.

Or you can read:
A Rancher's Woman
Amazon International Buy Links.
Available as a Kindle Unlimited

Jane Leopold Quinn said...

From Passion/Retribution/Love -

Dominguez tightened his arm across her throat, the gun's mouth lethal on her forehead, until...there, she found Sam again.

Jane Leopold Quinn -

Anne Stenhouse said...

Anne Stenhouse

Mariah's Marriage
by Anne Stenhouse

"I recognise him from the earl’s description: too old, too fat, and too stupid.”

Amazon UK and US

Anne blogs at Novels Now

Rosemary Gemmell said...

From one of the historical chapters of The Highland Lass.

The lasses glance after him longingly and the women warn against him, for his reputation is well known.


J.M. Maurer said...

From Seeking Love (Book 1) an Emerging From Darkness novel

"I was a Southern girl; of course I had manners . . . somewhere."

Amazon Author Page ~

J.M. Maurer ~

Savanna Kougar said...

HER MIDNIGHT STARDUST COWBOYS, a ShapeShifter Seductions Presents Novel

Her honey-colored curls bounced, and shone extra in the flame light, captivating his eye.

Blurb-Excerpts-Link: ~



Savanna Kougar ~ Run on the Wild Side of Romance

Susan Macatee said...

From Victorian romance novella, The Physician's Irish Lady.

She hesitated at the door as she considered how she looked in her threadbare gown, tattered shawl, and straw hat.

L.M. Brown said...

From My Boyfriend's an Alien

There was something happening down there and it was totally out of his control.

Website -
Buy link -

Erin OQuinn said...

Spoken by horny, frustrated Michael to his hesitant flat-mate Simon, in HEART TO HART (The Gaslight Mysteries):

"We don’t have all day to bugger around with fine courtesies.”

amazon dot dom author page is
blog devoted to the mysteries is

Jude Knight said...

"Charm and kindness did not make him trustworty, of course, but it certainly made him very disarming.:

The heroine of Farewell to Kindness meets the hero. On preorder, published on 31 March: More info and buy links here: