But there was something to his manner, something vaguely unsettling. She hesitated about replying and he raised his cigarette, turning his head to take a puff of it, twisting his mouth out of its smile to direct away the smoke; but still holding her gaze with those lively blue eyes of his.

Sarah Waters, The Paying Guests

I started this book today and so far it’s shaping up to be a good one. It feels sort of Gothic, with its big house and talk of flames that could destroy it as well as the mysterious tension (above), although I believe it’s historical fiction.

Teaser Tuesday is a book meme hosted at A Daily Rhythm


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    • Ooh, which one did you read? I was trying to decide between this one and Fingersmith since they both looked good, the only reason this one won out was because I liked the cover more šŸ˜‰

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