Katy Bennett

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Book Teasers

Book teasers references all my Friday 56 entries in one place. The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda's Voice and every friday a group of us find a teaser sentence from the 56th page to post to our blogs. All selections here are for the period October 2010 - January 2011.

View current teasers here.

Friday, 28th January 2011

Femmes De La Brumme edited by Nicole Thomas

“She’s in here,” Dave said grimly, and led me past the uniformed officers at the top of the stairs.

Friday, 21st January 2011

Banquet For The Damned by Adam L G Nevill

Night terrors might just be the beginning - the first telltale ripples before the contagion spreads.

Read my review of his previous book Apartment 16

Friday, 14th January 2011

Cell by Stephen King

For another, the tumult in the city beyond their little safe haven actually seemed to be increasing.

Friday 7th January 2011

The Man In The Picture by Susan Hill

I gave up, put my head back against the cold seat leather and waited, without saying anymore, for the end of our journey.

Friday 31st December 2010

The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

"Dear me! It is a stake for which a man might well play a desperate game."

Friday 10th December 2010

The Rising by Brian Keene

Her mind did take in its swollen length, and the bones that protruded through the parchment-like hide.

Friday, 3rd December 2010

52 Ways Of Looking At A Poem by Ruth Padel

The subjects of the poems that follow are things that matter to all of us: memory, childhood, embarrassment; war, illness, death, love; dreams, art, jealousy, betrayal, loss.

Friday, 26th November 2010

Shredder by Gary Charles

"Fuck me," Keene sees the display at the far end of the room and staggers back.

Friday, 19th November 2010

Apartment 16 by Adam L G Nevill

"It's not often you see a woman wearing a hat these days. With a veil."

Friday, 22nd October 2010

The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle

Challenger smiled with weary and tolerant contempt, as a kindly man would meet the yapping of a litter of puppies.

Friday, 15th October 2010

The Green Mile by Stephen King

The restraint room had soft walls, for people whose brains had softened a little.

Friday, 8th October 2010

The Count Of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas Pere

"In an hour?" inquired Danglars, turning pale. "How is that, my friend?"


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