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:
Chapter One — Cornwall, August 1933
Clouds covered the moon, a stroke of luck she didn’t deserve, and she made her way through the thick, black night as quickly as she could. She’d come earlier to dig the hole, but only now, under veil of darkness, would she finish the job. Rain stippled the surface of the trout stream, drummed relentlessly on the earth beside it. Something bolted through the bracken nearby, but she didn’t flinch, didn’t stop. She’d been in and out of the woods all her life and knew it by heart.
• 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!
Eleanor had loved all her babies — not perhaps, if she were honest, at first sight, but certainly by the time they took their first steps — but with Theo it was more than love. She cherished him. p.77
Share your thoughts. Would you keep reading? Have you read any other books by Kate Morton? How do they compare?