Tuesday, May 24, 2016

First Chapter Tuesdays/Teaser Tuesdays - May 24th

Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea hosts First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros, where we share the first paragraph or (a few) of a book we are reading or thinking about reading soon. Care to join us?

If you'd like to play along on Teaser Tuesdays, just click the button above.

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

* Grab your current read
* Open to a random page
* Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
* BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
* Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

This week I am featuring a book I'm listening to on audio in my car...

First chapter...

I momentarily forgot about the icy February rain when a light flashed in a dormer window of Mordecai Artemus's house. In the many years I'd lived in Old Town, I'd never seen an inside light on. But the glimmer didn't last long, and seconds later, I wondered if it could have been some kind of reflection. Droplets of water ran from my face down my neck. I shivered, huddled under my coat again, and hurried toward my home, thinking about poor old Mordecai.


A scream rose through my throat, drowned out by the shrill whistle of the kettle.

What do you think? Would you keep reading?


  1. That has possibilities, I'd try another chapter or so before deciding. Hope u like it Yvonne.

  2. The cover looks like a cozy, but the teaser sounds... scarier than I expected! I'd keep reading :D

    My teaser is from The End of the World Running Club

  3. It looks like cozy, but really does sound a little scarier than you might expect. I'd give it a try.

  4. I love Krista Davis -- so, yes, I'd keep reading. :)

  5. Oh yeah, I'd keep reading. And thanks for a new cozy series!

    My TT from Sister Dear

  6. Sounds good. I've been into mysteries lately. My teaser comes from Whirlpool by Elizabeth Lowell. Happy reading!

  7. Yes, I can imagine curling up tight while reading this one. Thanks for sharing...and here's mine: “BLOOD DEFENSE”

  8. I love the opening paragraph--the mood it sets. I would definitely keep reading, Yvonne.

  9. Sounds like a cozy mystery I'd enjoy. I like the scream mixing with the tea kettle's whistle. Clever. The cover is cute too.
    My Tuesday post features HANGTOWN CREEK – A Tale of the California Gold Rush.

  10. I sure would keep reading. Can't go wrong with a good cozy.
    sherry @ fundinmental My TT

  11. I think I would need to know more, but it could be good.Girl Who Reads

  12. I am interested enough to keep reading. Enjoy!


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