Thursday, August 3, 2017

Book Beginnings on Fridays/The Friday 56

This is a fun meme to do hosted by Freda's Voice. If you'd like to join on the fun go to The Friday 56.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it here.

It's that simple.

I'm also joining in Book Beginnings on Friday. It's hosted by Rose City Reader.

I just finished reading this one...


Mom Chao Cherry hunched forward in a broken wicker chair and stared anxiously across the Mississippi River toward the University of Minnesota campus. Almost unrecognizable as a wealthy khunying from Bangkok, she wore a polyester blouse and baggy pants, cheap rubber flip-flops, and carried an eight ball of cocaine in her handbag. Only her red lacquered nails, edged in twenty-four karat gold, hinted at her ridiculous wealth.

Friday 56...

He turned to Toft and said, casually, "We got our own little torture chamber set up down here."


  1. Sounds intriguing. I like the Minnesota setting. I have Dead Man's Bridge by Robert J. Mrazek this week. Happy reading!

  2. Great excerpts! I love visualizing a character from the beginning lines. Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “CLOSE YOUR EYES, HOLD HANDS”

  3. The beginning left me wondering about this woman, the 56 lured me right in though. Chilling but wicked!
    Happy weekend!

  4. I just added this one to my list yesterday. Sounds very good to me.

    My Friday 56 from The Forever Man

  5. I'm intrigued by the khunying and hope she escapes harm!

  6. Wow, the beginning is fantastic, and the 56 has me curious. I looked up the book on GR and found that it's the 2nd in a series, and that book #1 sounds good too.

  7. This sounds really fascinating. Thanks for sharing! :)

    Lauren @ Always Me

  8. I just finished this one last night. I really enjoyed it! You chose a great 56!


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