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Friday, February 21, 2014

The Friday 56 #16 The Execution by Dick Wolf

This is a fun meme to do hosted by Freda's Voice. If you'd like to join on the fun go to The Friday 56.

Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it here.


I'm reading a thriller, "The Execution" by Dick Wolf. The quote is from page 56  in the print ARC.


She went off to pour his drink, and he looked around for an empty table. The barmaid might as well have worn a sign reading, "Will Flirt for Tips." Fisk had zero interest right now. He spotted an empty high-top and retreated to it as soon as his drink came, sitting facing the door.

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14 comments:

  1. Can that actually work? Will flirt for tips?

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    1. Sure, some do it all the time. How well it works depends on the flirter and the recipient.

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  2. Great excerpt...I'm so curious to know what will happen next! Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  3. I have this and will pick it up soon...

    Here is my Friday 56

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    1. I'll be curious to see what you think of it.

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  4. I think that flirting for tips does work, according to friends who have been bartenders (the female kind).

    Here's MY FRIDAY POST

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  5. Wondering why he's looking at the door! Is he waiting for someone? Very interesting :) thanks for sharing! I'm a follower now, can't believe I wasn't before :O Hop over to my Friday post if you have the time!
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  6. I like the phrase "will flirt for tips." I hope you are enjoying the book. Happy reading!

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  7. Clever - "will flirt for tips." If this is the tone of the whole book, I'd definitely enjoy it. I like thrillers that are sprinkled with humor to diffuse the tension.
    Here's the link to my Friday post: CAKE.

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  8. Will flirt for tips….*awesome* Great Friday 56, and this looks like a great thriller!

    Linking from Freda's Voice,
    Ricki Jill

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  9. I just had a giveaway for this book... lol..

    Happy weekend!

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  10. This sounds like a great book.

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