'So? I don't see how that stopped you coming home.'From a very good book.
I said that I was Clio's servant.from Zuleika Dobson, Max Beerbohm
You sadistic mo-fo! This is a great idea for a challenge:"This Parlabane was quite definitely trouble."Quite Ugly One Morning, Christopher Brookmyre============== Detectives Beyond Borders"Because Murder Is More Fun Away From Home" http://www.detectivesbeyondborders.blogspot.com/
"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen."...from the book of HEBREWS
"Comics were getting worse at the worst possible time."--The Ten Cent Plague, David Hajdu
"Just forget about it, Hector."Toros & Torsos by Craig McDonald.
"There has been no improvement at all, rather the opposite."from 'Shadow' by Karin Alvtegen (translated from Swedish by McKinley Burnett)Hmm, seems to fit the finance theme.Annie C
The second night, for nine hundred dirham, I brought a hooker back to Dail Joshi's room at the Marina Palais Royale Hotel, which was just as luxe an establishment as the name implied.WALKING DEAD - Greg Rucka (may 5th drop date)
Margaret Tambo had livd through more storms than she cared to remember, and at last count had seen fourteen of house houses blown away.BAIT by Nick BrownleePiatkus booksSet in Kenya
"When we were back out on the sidewalk I felt as if a weight had been taken off me."Walter Mosley, Cinnamon Kiss
'Eddie Grace had recently been released from the hospital into the care of his daughter, Amanda.'John Connolly, The Lovers. (to be published in June, at least in the UK.)
Neil: I've considered buying that more than once. Worth the investment?Gordon.
He placed the ad in the Holy Land Times; "Talking gray parrot for sale."From The Jerusalem File by Joel Stone
"Your soft palate looks very inflamed," Sharon murmured.Kate Atkinson_Case Histories_
"The thing is," Infante said to Lenhardt, "She doesn't *look* like a Penelope."From WHAT THE DEAD KNOW, by Laura Lippman.
"I drove first to a hardware store and purchased what I needed, and then I headed for Carleton, conscientiously remaining inside the speed limit to please Joe."The Tightrope Walker, Dorothy Gilman.
Just came from Peter's at Detectives Beyond Borders. The irony! "Alexander Thynn, seventh Marquess of Bath, is a well-known Britishmadman, a flamboyant character caught somewhere between the 1660's and the 1960's and not quiteready to let either one go."From THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE RICH by Richard Conniff.A great read btw.
Eve methodically picked her way through the first reel of red tape to access personal data on Justice Thomas Werner.From Betrayal In Death, JD Robb
'Black orchid sky.'Fifty Grand by Adrian McKinty.
"There was a coffeeshop, an old-fashioned relic, in the otherwise glossy lobby of the building where Howard, Howard and Barr was house.Laura Lippmans's LIFE SENTENCE
I now want to read a bunch of these books.Keep 'em coming!
"That night Adamsberg had a disturbing dream, a combination of pleasure and outlandishness."The Chalk Circle Man, Fred Vargas.
Hi guys,My mate, Matt Hilton, told me about this. Sounds like fun!'I was in court all Friday afternoon giving evidence in the case of a child molester.'The Murder Exchange - Simon Kernick
"Promotional items can be a great way to get your name and book in front of perspective readers."Book Promo 101 by Nikki Leighhttp://karensyed.blogspot.com
"With his two pieces of silver Wang Lung paid for a hundred miles of road and the officer who took his silver from him gave him back a handful of copper pence, and with a few of these Wang Lung bought from a vendor, who thrust his tray of wares in at a hole in the wagon as soon as it stopped, four small loaves of bread and a bowl of soft rice for the girl."from The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck
The Sheriff's substation was a stucco shoebox of a building across the street from a sad-looking country hotel.The Galton Case, Ross MacDonald
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