Tuesday, March 23, 2021

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros - Do No Harm; Christina McDonald

Welcome to First Chapter/Intros, now hosted by Yvonne @ Socrates Book ReviewsEach week readers post the first paragraph (or 2) of a book they are reading or that they plan to read soon.

                                                          Do No Harm; Christina McDonald

                                                                 Gallery Books - 2021


THE KNIFE BURROWED INTO my side with a moist thwump.

I looked down, confused. The blade was buried so deep that the hand holding it was pressed almost flat against my stomach. My pulse hammered against the steel.

And then I felt fire.  My mouth dropped open. The blood was rushing out of me too fast, I knew, soaking my shirt, turning it from white to red in seconds.  It was too late. Too late to save myself.

I looked into those familiar eyes, mouthed a single word.


 What do you think? Read more or pass?


  1. Oh my goodness! Read more is my vote!

  2. Whoa! That's an irresistible start. Read on, of course.

  3. Wow, now that will be a heartstopping read! Thanks for sharing, and for visiting my blog.

  4. That's quite a dramatic opening! If I had the book at hand, I'd be compelled to read more.

  5. I think you should read more. I just finished this not long ago, and I liked it.

  6. I'd definitely keep reading. What a great intro!

  7. A shocking, but brilliant start to a book! Great choice. Here's mine for today. Have a lovely week.

  8. That's quite an opening! It definitely pulls you in! I think I'd keep reading just to find out what was going to happen - or how that prologue came to be!

  9. What a great opening! Yes, I'd read more.

  10. Oh wow, that is intense. If I'm in the mood for a thriller I think this could be a good one to check out!


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