My departure years earlier had been remarkable, whispered about for miles around.One did not leave to marry a German officer as I had--especially if one was Jewish.
From page 24 of The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff.
I shouldn't have let him in, I shouldn't have let him in, is all I can think as the horror of the whole mess now collapsing around me sinks in. If I hadn't let him in, I wouldn't have had to face it.From page 167 of Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough.
Something coming, something powerful and fast. Not only one thing but many, feet pounding the hard earth--animals or people, Ash couldn't tell which.From page 7 of Bone Jack by Sara Crowe.
When you're late for your train and you have to get home, and you race down the platform with seconds to spare: how fast can you run?From page 112 of I See You by Clare Mackinthosh.
What if it isn't a train you're running for, but your life?
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by The Purple Booker. Anyone can play along, so I thought I would play for fun! Just pick two sentences from the book you are reading. Happy Reading!