Meg Bourland jerked to a stop before she reached the bottom of the stairs in her parents’ house. Her fingers tightened on the banister. The spit in her mouth dried up like the Texas fields in August.
~ Marsha West
“They’re all good catches,” Tanya said lightly as she stopped to talk briefly to Maxine.
~ Pat Amsden
“Hit me.” Matthew Shaughnessy tapped the two cards he had laying on the table and prayed he got something better than the crap he was holding.
~ Jacquie Biggar
Hold ‘Em (a work in progress)
Mark had an uneventful afternoon at the office until a tall, lean woman wearing attitude, confidence and a black skirt one inch short of acceptable walked through his door.
~ Veronica Forand
Owl (a work in progress)
Henry Keenan had a constipated and ineffectual look about him. It was hard to believe he was the best criminal attorney in Sudbury and a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom.
~ Joanne Guidoccio
Angie stormed into the board room. “What the fuck?”
~ Kathryn Jane
“Give us back our money!” The voices echoed through Kane’s mind, forcing him to wake up.
~ Melissa Keir, Sister of Small Town Suspense
A Pigskin Cowboy in the Cowboy Time box set
There are Mondays—burnt toast, no cream for the coffee, a body in the swimming pool—and there are Mondays. This was one of those Mondays.
~ Julie Mulhern
Send in the Clowns (a work in progress)
I was seated at 32,000 feet in the air, but my stomach hovered somewhere back in California.
~ S.A. Taylor
Follow Me (a work in progress)
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Wow, some great lines this week ladies!
Great lines! Joanne – yours made me snort out loud! Lol
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Wonderful first lines!
Love these, they pull you right in.