Authors have a certain, identifiable style that when you hear or read their words you know who wrote them. Today we’re going to look at a few first chapter paragraphs and see if you can guess the authors that wrote them. Have fun!
The Pigeon Man was usually here by now. Tuning out her companion’s self-serving story for a moment, Cath double-checked the LED display suspended over the station platform. Ten minutes until the train. In this woman’s company it would feel like a lifetime.
Can you guess?
Every once in a while, Eve thought, life was really worth living. Here she was, stretched out in a double-wide sleep chair watching a vid. There was plenty of action in the vid—she liked watching stuff blow up—and the “plotline” meant she didn’t have to actually think.
She could just watch.
She had popcorn, drowned in butter and salt, the fat cat stretched across her feet keeping them nice and warm. She had the next day off, which meant she could sleep until she woke up, then veg until she grew mold.
Best of all, she had Roarke cozied up in the chair beside her. And since her husband had complained after one handful that the popcorn was disgusting, she had the whole bowl to herself.
Really, it didn’t get any better.
or, this one?
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. It seemed to me I stood by the iron gate leading to the drive, and for a while I could not enter, for the way was barred to me. There was a padlock and a chain upon the gate. I called in my dream to the lodge keeper, and had no answer, and peering closer through the rusted spokes of the gate I saw that the lodge was uninhabited.
Certain authors have a recognizable style that makes us voracious for their books. Some books are just classics and memorable.
What do you love about some of your favorite authors stories – what is it about their writing that keeps you coming back for more?
Comment below & share some of your favorite author voices too! Happy Romance!!