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Teaser Thursday ~ Before the Devil Breaks You

Teaser Thursday ~ Before the Devil Breaks You


I let Random.org pick a page, and it selected page 178.

The squawking of crows drew his attention back to the porch. A bare-foot girl in a nightgown stood on the warped steps. Her pale hair wanted brushing, and the peach satin bow she wore had slid halfway down, stuck in the rat’s nest of it. She looked to be about the same age as Memphis. Just like the farm, there was something a little off about her. A crop turning bad.

Weekly Quote for Week-42 2017

Weekly Quote for Week-42 2017

The King of Crows raked his fingers across the dark until it bled. He licked the blood from his fingers with a forked tongue. “People will believe anything, you know. You only need them to be frightened enough.

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Belle Epoque

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Belle Epoque


“Perfect, just perfect,” says the stout man.
He scrutinises me, his suit pinching across his rotund torso, and I assume that this is Monsieur Durandeau, but he doesn’t introduce himself. Instead he walks around me in a circle as I stand still and awkward in the middle of the sitting room. A faint perfume lingers in the air.
Perfect: no one has ever described me like that before.