- Share 2-3 "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
"I'm just so delighted you could make it here this--"page 11; Black Ties and Lullabies by Jane Graves
He knew the exact moment she caught sight of his slack tie and scuffed Nikes. Her voice faltered, and for a split second, he saw it. That look of disapproval. That expression that said, You're not one of us. But, as always, he consoled himself with the fact that for all her riches, he could buy and sell her ten times over.
"--this evening," she finished.
"Mrs. Caldwell. What a joy it is to see you again." Jeremy nodded toward Bernie. "Mrs. Caldwell, I'd like you to meet Bernadette. She's a family friend visiting from Arkansas. Rural Arkansas. It was a slow time at the chicken farm, so she put on her best dress, hopped a Greyhound, and here she is."
At the same time he got a furtive eye roll from Bernie, Mrs. Caldwell's nose crinkled as if she smelled something rotten.