A gray steam of smoke poured under my doorway. ""One," I counted, slipping out of my white linen nightgown and putting on my favorite summer dress-the one with the blue gingham pattern and the delicate ruffles along the collar. "Two." I heard Mama's soft footsteps coming from her room as she made her way down the stairwell. "Three," I said just as the smoke alarm went off and another string of profanity wafted along with the smoke up through the grate and into my bedroom.
This week's Teaser Tuesday is from Scones & Sensibility from Lindsay Eland. This is from an ARC so it may change in the future. Scones & Sensibility will be available in December 2009 from Egmont.