TropicalMary’s 10 Quotes of the Week – Once Gone

"Bill doubted that anything they’d found would do much good. The murderer was too purposeful, too methodical. This whole scene had been laid out with a certain sick style that set him on edge." (Locations 186-188) "Brave, Riley thought. That was not how she would have described herself. Once, maybe, when she was an active... Continue Reading →

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TropicalMary’s 10 Quotes of the Week – Perfection

"Her hands slipped and before she could grab the window it slid down quickly into the door and if the noise that followed was any indication, cracked. She stared numbly at the empty window for a long moment before she picked up her purse, not at all surprised when the strap broke off, or when... Continue Reading →

TropicalMary’s 10 Quotes of the Week – Embattled Hearts

"The business was doing great, but he couldn’t help but be resentful that he was not part of the detectives out on the street. Looking down at his worthless legs, he was once again swamped with anger." (Locations 99-100) "Shannon was a good bit smaller than the older woman beside her, but curvy, and had... Continue Reading →

TropicalMary’s 10 Quotes of the Week – John Rockman and the Trials of Galactar

"The sound of the back of the control units whizzed and whirred, beeping brightly into John Rockman's cold pale eyes, but they were also stern, and so was his spaceship."  (p. 1) "Rockman sat in the chair and it groaned under his manly weight." (p. 5) "Suddenly a very primitive, yet indestructible net fell on... Continue Reading →

TropicalMary’s 10 Quotes of the Week – Louisiana Longshot

"“You know, I rarely ask for anything although I do a lot of favors—and God knows, I’m never going to fit in one of those size-four dresses they put you in—but why can’t you be kind to the shoes?” I looked down at what was remaining of the Prada shoes and felt a bit guilty."... Continue Reading →

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