Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Sentence Sneak Peek - The Vampire's Mail Order Bride by Kristen Painter

The Vampire's Mail Order Bride by Kristen Painter

The first sentence from each chapter of The Vampire’s Mail Order Bride, it's a mini summary of what you can expect to read.

* Spoilers are highlighted like so: :)

“Strawberry was a possibility.”

“How are you, Grandmamma?”

“Delaney woke with a start, the rumble from an eighteen-wheeler fading as the enormous vehicle passed her car on its way out of the rest stop.”

“Being able to walk in daylight didn’t mean it was Hugh’s preference, nor did it change the fact that it was in a vampire’s nature to favor the evening hours over those awash in sunlight.”

“There were no true weekends in a resort town like Nocturne Falls.”

“Annabelle was saying all the right things.”

“Hugh shook his head.”

“Hugh shut the door behind him harder than necessary as he entered the house.”

“Hugh got out of the car and went around to open Annabelle’s door.”

“Delaney gave Captain a kiss on the head and inhaled his sweet kitty smell.”

“Delaney woke up fully clothed on the four-poster bed.”

“It didn’t take much for Delaney to get ready.”

“Hugh watched Delaney disappear into the crowd, bereft she’d left him so easily.”

“Delaney enjoyed Hugh’s stunned, open-mouthed response to her suggestion.”

“Delaney was still asleep when Hugh planted a kiss on her temple and crawled out of her bed.”


“Howler’s was Hugh’s idea of hell.”

“An hour and a half later, they were finally home.”

“You can’t force him, miss.”

“Morning for Delaney came around eleven a.m.”

“Delaney woke with her head hanging down and her body strapped to a hard wooden chair.”

Fat Eddie jerked Delaney’s chin up, his thick fingers bruising her skin.”

“With Captain trailing her, Delaney stumbled into the kitchen earlier than she’d ex-pected to be awake considering the day she’d had yesterday.”

“Delaney had to knock only once before Alice Bishop came to answer the door.”

“Delaney made a simple flourless chocolate cake, a tribute more to the ingredients on hand than anything else.”

“I don’t feel any different.”

“Delaney woke with a start.”

“Hugh had vowed never to attempt the turning again, and yet here he was, about to do just that.”

“Two days—actually, two nights—later, Delaney stood beside Hugh’s car, about to take her first nervous steps towards Main Street as a vampire.”

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