First chapter, First paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea. I read about this book from another blogger’s Tuesday Teaser and was intrigued enough to give it a whirl. I really enjoyed it. Here’s the opening:
The woman held the child’s hand tightly as they hurried through the silent streets. The child was fast becoming exhausted. Head drooping, little feet stumbling on the stone pavement. There were no complaints, though. No whining or crying. This was a child who knew danger. Understood the need to remain silent at all times.
• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
Wordlessly, the woman reached into her handbag. Brought out a black velvet pouch and placed it on the table With delicate fingers she undid the silk cord. Took out a diamond and sapphire necklace, a pair of matching earrings, a heavy gold bracelet, and another necklace in the shape of a butterfly. She arranged them on the table in front of Valdéz.
Would you keep reading? Have you read any books by Lorraine Campbell before? Share what you think!