Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Teaser Tuesdays: The Sleeping Doll

Here's page 83 of The Sleeping Doll by Jeffery Deaver:

Two clues signal lying with some consistency: One is a very slight increase in the pitch of the voice, because lying lying triggers an emotional response within most people, and emotion causes vocal cords to tighten. The other signal is pausing before and during answering, since lying is mentally challenging.