The rich, loamy smell of the fen autumn night washed over his face, strong, yet fresh. The rain had stopped and the sky was a tumult of gray clouds through which the moon, now almost full, reeled like a pale, demented ghost.
-- Death of an Expert Witness by P. D. James.
P. D. James is a favorite of mine. I am reading her Adam Dalgliesh series in order -- this is Number 6. I think I have read all of them with my ears because Penelope Dellaporta does such an amazing job with the audiobooks.
Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.