Welcome to First Chapter/Intros, now hosted by Yvonne @ Socrates Book Reviews. . Each week readers post the first paragraph (or 2) of a book they are reading or that they plan to read soon.
Malice Aforethought: The Story of a Commonplace Crime; Francis Iles
Originally published in London in 1931
Dover Publications - 2018
"It was not until several weeks after he had decided to murder his wife that Dr. Bickleigh took any active steps in the matter. Murder is serious business. The slightest slip may be disastrous. Dr. Bickleigh had no intention of risking disaster."
This book was listed as one of the (8) perfect murder mysteries in Eight Perfect Murders; Peter Swanson. Read more of pass?