MizB at Should Be Reading hosts Teaser Tuesdays. Here's how it works: Grab your current read; let the book fall open to a random page; and share 2 “teaser” sentences from that page. For more teasers, click on through to MizB's blog.
Exhaust snaked up from three pickup trucks and an SUV idling in the angled parking spaces that ran down both sides of Main to where the street veered west at the southern shore of the lake. The trucks had been left running to stay warm while their owners ate breakfast at Audrey's Diner. I imagined four grizzled old men in paid flannel shirts buttoned over thermals sopping up egg yolk with white toast and talking about the chance for more snow, about the Detroit Red Wings' goaltending problems, about that new hockey rink going up in town, and maybe, if they had heard by now, about Gracie McBride. (p. 14)—From The Hanging Tree by Bryan Gruley (Simon & Schuster / Touchstone, 2010)