MizB of Should Be Reading hosts Teaser Tuesdays. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
Here's my teaser from Mrs. Hudson and the Malabar Rose by Martin Davies (p. 219)
Otherwise, he'll just become one of those tedious, dusty old men with butterfly collections. And I know exactly what they are like because I've been forced to take tea with them all week. He calls them lepidopterists, which as far as I can see must be Latin for dusty old men.