The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Link up at Freda’s site
Today’s sentence comes from Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone, the father of all mystery and suspense novels.
“Before I could steal suddenly round the corner, as I had proposed, I heard lighter feet than mine-and more than one pair of them as I thought-retreating in a hurry.”