A few great lines:
"She wondered if all men could sleep this soundly under duress... But she did not know any other men, has not seen the way they slept, and she wondered... how it would feel to have someone else sleep beside her."
"All you care about is being happy. I....I can't have that, that ain't an option."
"Strange that she could want to be here and at the church...yet feel that no matter where she [was] she would be nowhere."
"We all got schooling darlin..."
— Publishers Weekly
— Margot Livesey, author of The House on Fortune Street