Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Ana Carter, and Cassandra Livingston, atSo Many Books So Little Time. Anyone can do it. All you have to do is: (1): Grab your current read. (2): Open it to a random page. (3): Share 1 or 2 “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!! (4): Make sure you also mention the author and title.
“The feeling was always the same. The elation I felt when the cool breeze brushed my face. I could feel my hair trailing behind my head, and the gentle flap against my thigh as my white dress fluttered in the wind. I dove elegantly through the air relishing the faint rustling noise my wings made as I descended, never wanting it to stop. But I knew it would as it was how most of my dreams ended. If only I was out there flying for real, something I didn’t get to do often.
My dreams were a way of consulting with the Council. I never knew when they’d come, but I had them pretty regularly. It was Heaven’s way of checking up on me to make sure I was toeing the line. After spending so many years on earth I didn’t always do everything by the book, but so far I hadn’t got into too much trouble. It was like having nagging parents.
I rubbed the sleep from my eyes and propped myself up on my elbows. After the fog in my head cleared I threw my legs over the side of the bed and wrapped my summer dressing gown around my shoulders. I bounded down the stairs from the loft two at a time, hurried across the shed and burst out the door into the fresh morning air. As I walked briskly across the clearing to the seemingly neglected weatherboard cottage that stood on the other side, I hoped Archer wasn’t already in the shower. I was in luck. The warm water was heaven on my skin and I let it wash away all the tension in my body. I wished I could stay there all day, but eventually I turned the taps off and stepped out to get dressed. When I walked back into the shed Archer was not alone“