For this week’s #1LineWed – One Line Wednesday – I invited
some writer pals of different genres to share their favorite one lines. Sounds
fun, right? Enjoy!
a whim, as if by magic Devane came to Chicago in the dead of winter. What she
finds in the windy city alters her life for eternity.
"Do you always buy your
art by the pound?" Devane Redding
About the Book:
When library staff volunteer Tanya Lipscombe, also known as "Tanya Trouble," is found murdered in her own hot tub, Alan Mersky, a veteran with PTSD is arrested. Local bookstore cafe owner Sassy Cabot knows the brother of her former boss is no murderer, and seeks to clear his name and make sure the real killer gets booked.
"One of the ladies at Barbara Cartland let out a scream so bloodcurdling that you would think she was sitting in the first row of a 3-D movie and the ax murderer had jumped out from behind the bureau."
Death to the Undead by
Seventeen-year-old Krista has already
proven she can survive the zombie hordes.After moving to North Platte with her
distant cousin General Liet to help build a wall that will keep the zombies in
the West, it becomes apparent that the zombies aren’t the biggest threat—some
survivors are far more dangerous than Krista had ever imagined. Caught between
powerful forces, can she and Quinn survive long enough to devise a new plan and
put it into action? Or will they self-destruct?
"I knew Rome wasn’t built in a
day, but I was pretty sure the zombies could destroy it in one."
GIRL Z: My Life as a Teenage Zombie by C.A. Verstraete
About the Book:
Becca's life is changed forever when her cousin comes home and infects her with the Z virus via an accidental scratch. Now she's part-zombie, with weird quirks, a twirly eye and a strange diet (no not "that") that no sixteen-year-old girl wants to deal with. Can she find the answers she needs before it's too late?
"One word came to mind....horrible. If this was what happened when you came in contact with them... I shivered."
A teenage spy buff becomes
embroiled in a genuine espionage conspiracy during a school trip to Europe.
"The door opened, and there,
wearing blue jeans and a Ramones T-shirt, was the most beautiful girl Brian had
Tilly Breedlove has no clue
what she’s in for when her father pawns her to Family Trade and Loan for six
months. He's behind in his back taxes and needs a quick loan to avoid prison.
It's bad enough she has to relocate, but when they station her on the moon as an
exotic dancer, she wants to step out of an airlock and suck vacuum. When her
father defaults on the loan, Tilly needs to make a daring escape with a few
trusted friends, and somehow get even with the father who abandoned her.
“I’m Reginald Breedlove, and
I have an appointment for the last stage of the program. I’m here to pawn my daughter.”