Teaser Tuesday: The Dressmaker, Legend, & The Eyre Affair
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
Everything was dazzling. Warming to Tess's eagerness, Lucile continued the next day to point out quite casually the stellar passengers: here, an owner of a railway; there, an aide to the United States' President Taft; oh, and there, a famous theatrical producer - she knew them all. Together they strolled among the huge reception rooms, with their elaborately carved chairs, rich mahogany tables, and gilded mirrors, until Lucile announced that she was bored and ready for a nap.
~ The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott, Kindle Location 201 (Galley Edition)
- For you, let's test out your skills with a practice run. Show me how you'd track Day. Maybe you'll get somewhere. Maybe not. But you're a set of fresh young eyes, and if you impress me, I'll promote you to be a full agent on this patrol. I'll make you famous - the youngest agent out there.
- ~ Legend by Marie Lu, pg. 46
- Ordinarily I would not have believed that Rochester could have torn himself from the pages of Jane Eyre and come to my aid that night; such a thing is, of course, quite impossible. I might have dismissed the whole thing as a ludicrously complicated prank had it not been for one thing: Edward Rochester and I had met once before...
- ~ The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde, pg.62