Tuesday, September 11, 2018

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros - Something in the Water; Catherine Steadman



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.

Something in the Water; Catherine Steadman
Ballantine Books - 2018

The Grave

"Have you ever wondered how long it takes to dig a grave? Wonder no longer. It takes an age.  However long you think it takes, double  that."

What do you think"?  (I just started this and read over 100 pages in a blink of an eye - very addictive story)

29 comments:

  1. Yes, I can see how this would be something very addictive. I never thought about how long it would take to dig a grave. Happily, it's not something I've had to personally do. Ha!

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    1. I've only dug a pet's grave, not difficult but, certainly not a happy time.

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  2. Sounds like the beginning of a good thriller.

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  3. Great opening! I'd definitely read on!

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  4. For sure a good opening. Reading 100 pages in a blink bodes well too.

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  5. Oooh I'd definitely read this! Sounds great.

    Here is my Tuesday post. Have a good one!

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  6. Good writing right off the bat. It promises good thinking too.

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  7. Yes, I would read on, love those short intros with a punch!

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  8. Okay, now I'm intrigued! Thanks for sharing and enjoy. And thanks for visiting my blog.

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  9. Enjoy! This one is on my list and I hope to start it soon.

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  10. If the tone of the opening continues I can see how it could be a quick read. Susan shares a book from the Great American Reads list at Girl Who Reads

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    1. I finished this already as it just made me obsessed to find out more.

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  11. Well that's certainly an attention-grabber.

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  12. Great first sentence. I'd be hooked.

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  13. It's a great intro...The fact that you read about 100 pages in the blink of an eye is a sign to the power of the story. Looking forward to your review. ;-)

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  14. Oh I like that beginning and that it pulled you in enough that you flew through 100 pages without realizing it!

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