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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Teaser Tuesday #2: The Tell-Tale-Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by A Daily Rhythm.

Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! 

The Tell-Tale-Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

“Yet, for some minutes longer I refrained and stood still. But the beating grew louder, louder! I thought the heart must burst. And now a new anxiety seized me - the sound would be heard by a neighbor! The old man's hour had come!”

"There was blood upon her white robes, and the evidence of some bitter struggle upon every portion of her emaciated frame. For a moment she remained trembling and reeling to and fro upon the threshold, then, with a low moaning cry, fell heavily inward upon the person of her brother."


  1. Great teaser! I've never read anything by Poe, believe it or not. Heh. *shame on me*

    1. Shame on both of us, Heather. This is the first book of Poe that I read too and It's just a little black penguin! I need to read more!

      Have a great day!

  2. OOh nice! I think I read this in school at some point at Halloween time!

    Here's my Tuesday Post

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  3. I've never read Poe. Intersting tease.

    Thanks for stopping by my TT