Thursday, June 14, 2012

Sentence Sneak Peek - Queen of Swords.

Queen of Swords by Katee Robert

The first sentence from each chapter of Queen of Swords, it's a mini summary of what you can expect to read.

* Spoilers are highlighted like so :)  
* ARC provided by the publisher for review

"Ophelia couldn't find her underwear."

"It took fifteen minutes to jump in a sans shower and change her clothes, but Ophelia couldn't talk with her mother reeking of sex and wearing the same clothes she left the house in."

"She damn near took Boone's breath away, standing there with her pointed chin raised in defiance."

"After a quick stop in her cabin to stow her stuff, Ophelia did a walk-through of the ship."

"The next two days crawled by."

"Boone turned away from the newly locked door, and nearly ran over Gee."

"The bastard."

"Boone sat down to eat, grateful to be alone for the first time in days."

"The ship barely shuddered as it slipped into Psrida's atmosphere."

"It was a long time later when Ophelia was finally able to force herself off the floor."

"The days passed slowly."

"The door slammed open in what Ophelia was beginning to think was Jenny's customary entrance."

"Ophelia reeled, only staying on her feet because of the people crowded so tightly around her."

"The day started off crappy when Ophelia woke up alone."

"They rushed past a confused-looking Gee and into the cockpit."

"When the warships towed Boreas to Sanctus, Boone knew he wasn't getting out of this alive."

"The codes got them into Sanctus's atmosphere with no questions asked."

"All she could see was Cole's fur."

"Carrying his child."

"As soon as the thought crossed his mind, Boone discarded it."

"They hit Terra III's atmosphere a few hours later."

"She was still here."

"This woman was going to be the death of him."

"Ophelia waited while the link connected, unable to stop the nervous tapping of her foot."

"Only Ophelia could chase away his demons."

"Ophelia heard Boone come back into the room, but she couldn't make herself get off the floor where she'd dropped after the call with Kristian disconnected."

"Ophelia forced back tears, knowing they would only complicate matters."

"None of the food they brought would stay down."

"Landing in Valneci should have filled Boone with relief."

"Hansarda was exactly what Ophelia expected."

"The guards took Ophelia to a harem."

"It's time."

"Boone watched the white-robed figure carry Ophelia's father to the center pole."

"Boone found Ophelia alone in the front med room, unhooking a tube that had been in her arm, funneling in blood."

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