First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea. Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at Bibliophile by the Sea. Here’s the opening paragraph from When Mountains Move, a book of love, hope and trust in the biblical promise that faith can move mountains:
Church bells strike to announce the hour. My body quakes from the force of the sound, and again from the force of the man, uninvited. He pushed me down, nails his elbow into my throat. I fight, kicking, clawing. Screaming.
• 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!
Here’s my teaser from the same book:
Just as I’m about to yell out “Lion!” Bill Miller’s head arcs over the rise, and as hard as it is to believe, I am suddenly being stalked by two kinds of predators. I hold Isabel close in my arms and tighten my grip on the pistol. I don’t know which is worse, the lion or the man. p.313
Would you keep reading? Leave a comment and a link to your own FCFP & TT.