Tuesday, October 9, 2018

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros - No Good Asking; Fran Kimmel



Each Tuesday, Vicki, from I’d Rather Be At The Beach hosts First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros where  readers post the opening paragraph (sometime two) of a book that they are reading or plan to read.


No Good Asking; Fran Kimmel
ECW Press - 2018

One

They All Come From Somewhere
Friday, December 20

"From a distance, it looked like a small smear of blood on a white blanket.  Perhaps a wounded coyote, staggering along the road in the relentless wind.  Eric drove on, a flurry of white surrounding his car, keeping to the faint tracks he'd made the day before.  As he drew nearer, the speck transformed into a withered old man, startling him with legs, arms, torso bent into a gale.  But it was worse yet.  He finally recognized the shape as a young girl.  People didn't walk along his road, not out here in the middle of nowhere.  Not a girl, certainly not in this weather."

Does this one appeal to you?  I'm looking forward to beginning this one soon.

12 comments:

  1. Oh, no. I hope she'll be okay. Hopefully this story's not too sad.

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  2. That sounds really good, I'd read on!

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  3. Oh, my, this sounds like a story that will hook me. Thanks for sharing, and for visiting my blog.

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  4. I've not heard of this author. I like the cover of the book, and the powerful opening makes me want to keep reading!

    Here's my post: https://monicasbookishlife.blogspot.com/2018/10/first-chapter-first-paragraph-tuesday.html

    Have a great week, Diane!

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  5. The beginning compels me to read on. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. An intriguing opening for sure. I will await your review.

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  7. I like the tension building up in this first paragraph. Hopefully the rest of the story moves as well.

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  8. I agree with others -- you can feel the tension already.

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  9. I just read this intro a day or two ago but can't remember where I saw it. I would definitely keep reading.

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  10. This one pulled me in right off the bat.

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  11. Definitely caught my attention. See what book Susan is featuring at Girl Who Reads

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  12. The opening lines definitely caught my attention and the premise really sealed the deal for me - Another new to me author to be added to my list!

    Having come to this post a little late in the week, I also have to comment on the book's cover, which although on its own, isn't very inspiring to me, is quite 'pop-up' in appearance, rather like the horse book in your next post!

    Thanks for sharing :)

    Yvonne
    xx

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