Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just flip through your current read to a random page -- or not -- and share two teaser quotes from somewhere on said page.
This week my Teaser Tuesday quotes will be taken from my current read, The Madman's Daughterby Mean Sheperd.
"No one questions the hand of a doctor performing such procedures. No one calls it butchery--it is science, and no different from what transpires behind the door of m own laboratory. For it is surgery I perform. Grafting of skin, setting of bones. A more complex scale, mind you. There is a most fascinating procedure, you know, I have only recently perfected, wherein I separate the sternum . . ." His explanations continued. Examples, details, complications of his work. They made my throat go dry and my mind whirl. He had really done it. My father had played God and won. - page 236
He turned and hurled the pick against the back wall, where it dented the wood with a thud. I threw my hands over my ears, pressing my eyes shut. But I felt his presence in front of me, coldness and scars. His hands covered mine, drifting into my hair., his fingers running along my scalp. "I loved you the first moment I saw you. Helplessly. Passionately. I love you more than he does." His breath was just inches from my own.- page 402
What teasers are you sharing this week?
Don't forget to tell me in the comments or on twitter; @TheTatteredPage. You can also use #TheMadmansDaughter on twitter if you're reading it!