Category: Sunday Snippet

Sunday Snippet #70

Posted August 7, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #70

Burning Down the Spouse  by Dakota Cassidy   Berkley Sensation July 5, 2011 REVIEW HERE   Frankie hit the diner two days after her scuffle with Nikos a new woman.  With her sparkling new attitude, she breezed past the narrow-eyed Chloe without so much as a rumble in her not-so-nervous-anymore stomach.   So, neener, neener, neener.   She had […]

Sunday Snippet #69

Posted July 31, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #69

Medium Dead  by Chris Dolley   Book View Cafe May 28, 2011 Then he snatched at the phone.  “What do you want?” Somehow he must have switched the phone’s loudspeaker on as everyone heard the reply. “This is the FBI Hostage Negotiations Service.  Press one if you wish to surrender.  Press two for a getaway car.  […]

Sunday Snippet #68

Posted July 24, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #68

Green-Eyed Envy  by Kasey MacKenzie   Ace Publishing June 28, 2011    “There you are, child, I’ve been trying to get a hold of you for hours.” Apparently not very hard, since I’d been here setting up things for tomorrow’s ceremony and reception most of the day.  I nearly opened my mouth to say that out […]

Sunday Snippet #67

Posted July 17, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #67

Cover Me  by Catherine Mann  Sourcebooks July 5, 2011 …”Are you crazy?” “No, ma’am,” a gravelly voice boomed back at her, “although I gotta confess I’m cold.  But don’t tell my pal Franco I admitted as much.  My buddies can’t fly close enough to haul us out of here until the storm passes.” “And who […]

Sunday Snippet #66

Posted July 10, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #66

Cold Touch  by Leslie Parrish   Signet Eclipse July 5, 2011 Oh, yeah.  They’d hit pay dirt. “How many” she asked, not sure she wanted to know. “Three so far.” Three people murdered in this small, innocent-looking patch of woods.  And those were just the ones Derek could see on the bike.   What a […]

Sunday Snippet #65

Posted July 3, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #65

Deeper Than Midnight  by Lara Adrian  Bantam Dell Books June 28, 2011 **NOTE: this except comes from an uncorrected galley copy of the book** “I need to get out of here,” she murmured, pivoting toward the tall bars. “I don’t belong here. Not anymore.” She grabbed hold of the gate in both hands and rattled […]

Sunday Snippet #64

Posted June 26, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #64

Taken By Fire  by Sydney Croft  Bantam Dell June 28, 2011 **NOTE: this SNEAK PEEK comes from an uncorrected galley copy of the book** “My powers are almost out.”  Thank fucking God. “Keep going.”  “I don’t want to do this anymore,” she murmured. “I’m killing you.”  “No one’s ever died from blue balls,” he said […]

Sunday Snippet #63

Posted June 19, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #63

Shadow Walker  by Allyson James  Berkley Sensation June 7, 2011 “Among dragons, it’s more common to be alone,” Mick said. “We need so much territory, and when humans overran the world, there wasn’t a lot of room left for us. We’ve been dying out for centuries.” Mick didn’t talk much about his dragon background, only […]

Sunday Snippet #62

Posted June 12, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #62

Agnes and the Hitman  by Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer  St. Martin’s Press August 2007 Cranky Agnes Column #62 “Just Like Mother Used to Fake” Many of us have a recipe passed down to us by our mothers that pretty much sums up our childhood memories in an ingredient list.  In my case, it was […]

Sunday Snippets #61

Posted June 4, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #61

Vampire in Atlantis by Alyssa Day  Berkley Sensation Publishing  June 7, 2011 With a desperation born of passion, he took her mouth with his own. Claimed it–claimed her–though he could never deserve to keep her. Kissed her as if he were a dying man and she the only chance at life. “Remember this,” he said […]

Sunday Snippets #60

Posted May 29, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #60

No Rest for the Wicked by Kresley Cole  Pocket Star Publishing  October 2006 “I know the ways a man looks at a woman.” Her voice was sensual, a voice from dreams. It seemed to rub him from the inside. “You’re not merely admiring me.” No, he was thinking at that moment that he wanted to […]

Sunday Snippets #59

Posted May 22, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #59

A Lifetime to Find Love by Ava Riley  Lazy Day Publishing  April 6, 2011   “As I was saying, I went to that bar wanting to get you out of my head, but I couldn’t. Every woman I came across just didn’t compare to you, Tess. They didn’t take my breath away the way you […]

Sunday Snippets #58

Posted May 15, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #58

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card  Tor Science Fiction  January 1985 The toons lined up in five columns.  A and E were ready to grab the side handholds and flip themselves out toward the sides.  B and D lined up to catch the two parallel ceiling holds and flip upward into null gravity.  C toon […]

Sunday Snippets #57

Posted May 8, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #57

Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris Harper Voyager Publishing  April 26, 2011 For a few moments, only the low rumbling of the Ministry’s generators filled the space.  Wellington read the Daily Mail headline several times and tried to remember to breathe. He felt the confession on the […]

Sunday Snippets #56

Posted May 1, 2011 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #56

Today’s snippet is a SNEAK PEEK  from Bite Club by Rachel Caine  NAL Hardcover  May 3, 2011 It was on Thursday when things started crashing down.  To start with, Shane was late, really late.  When he finally got home, he came bearing food – barbecue again, but with all the veggies and everything.  Which made […]