Quote, The Stendhal Summer by Laurie Levy

She became a living protoplasmic mass of fixed-price food ingestion.… She thought of the binge scene of Tom Jones…baby quail, stuffed with foie gras and garnished with baby onions…chew, swallow.… she had become Gulliver in the land of the Lilliputians.

From The Stendhal Summer by Laurie Levy. Read more here!

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Quote, The Mystery at Sag Bridge by Pat Camalliere

“Father, you know the Church’s teachings about angels and spirits, and I thought you’d take me seriously,” [Cora] said, leaning forward slightly. “I don’t want to think I have a supernatural visitor, but I don’t know what else to think.”

From The Mystery at Sag Bridge by Pat Camalliere. Read more here!

Quote, The Mystery at Black Partridge Woods by Pat Camalliere

As soon as Cisco turned the handle of the door between their garage and kitchen, Cora knew something was terribly wrong. The door, blown by a powerful gust of wind that blasted through the house, struck Cisco in the head and chest.

From The Mystery at Black Partridge Woods by Pat Camalliere. Read more here!