She, on the other hand, was living a Stephen King novel in the clutches of a mass murderer.
If you were a novel, I wouldn't read you beyond the first page.
Fred O'Connor sat in the parlor, a Sue Grafton novel in his lap, snoring softly.
I read a passage in a novel last evening as I sat by the fire, trying to wile away these idle hours.
Like any good mystery novel detective, he'd bide his time.
Still, a case that spawned a novel basis for argument was always a welcomed diversion from their increasing caseload.
Sounds like a dime novel, doesn't it?
When Dean returned to Collingswood Avenue, Fred was knee-deep in either his notes or another mystery novel, Dean didn't notice which.
Refreshed and clean, she made herself a sandwich of lunch meat and scratched her way through half of a novel before she gave up and went to the bathroom to search for some kind of ointment.
Shortly after this was published in book form with the same signature a second novel, Rose et Blanche.
Her first independent novel, Indiana, was written.
She hits the happy mean between the studied archaism of Courier's Daphnis et Cloe and the realistic patois of the later kailyard novel which for Southerners requires a glossary.
Thereupon the power of church and state enforced by positive enactments the passive resistance of old institutions to the novel theories.
A telephone transmitter and a receiver on a novel plan were patented in July 1877 by Edison, shortly after the introduction of Bell's instruments.
On the other hand, Chronicles has a different story with a novel prelude.
It is a delightful novel, full of piquant expressions and thrilling adventures, (don't dare to blame me for using big words, since you do the same!) and, if you ever read it, I think you will enjoy it immensely.
The night in prison was novel and interesting enough.
His servant handed him a half-cut novel, in the form of letters, by Madame de Souza.
Natasha felt so lighthearted and happy in these novel surroundings that she only feared the trap would come for her too soon.
Chernyshev was sitting at a window in the first room with a French novel in his hand.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine--not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
And above all," thought Prince Andrew, "one believes in him because he's Russian, despite the novel by Genlis and the French proverbs, and because his voice shook when he said: 'What they have brought us to!' and had a sob in it when he said he would 'make them eat horseflesh!'"