Saturday, November 26, 2011


Everyone likes first lines, right?

Have some:

The garage steams with the smell of cat piss and something dead. The reek hangs in the still press of late August heat. 

Every one of us is sick and scared. 

I tell them, “We said we’d do it, and we’re going to do it, okay?”

-- That's the beginning of Passenger, which is coming from Feiwel and Friends next fall, just after the paperback release of The Marbury Lens.

Well, it's really the first lines of the actual story. There is one page that precedes those lines.

And this:

I said a silent prayer.

Actually, silent is probably the only type of prayer a guy should attempt when his head's in a toilet.

-- That's the beginning of Winger. It is coming in spring, 2013 from Simon and Schuster.