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.
The Caretakers; Eliza Maxwell
Lake Union Publishing - 2020
"The screams have long since died away. The bloodstains, like the memories, have faded brown with time, obscured beneath a fine layer of dust. Mildew creeps along the the peeling floral wallpaper. The window frames are soft with rot.
A skylight of colored glass softly illuminates the slow and steady decay.
Once, laughter filled the spaces between the tired walls. Running feet and mother's hugs and whispers under covers at night. Hearts beat, as hearts do, then broke, then beat again. Until they didn't"
What do you think - read more or pass?
I started this one yesterday and liked the writing so far (first 50 pages thus far).