Monday, June 1, 2020

First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros/Teaser Tuesdays - June 2nd

It's Tuesday!  It's time to share your excerpts and teasers from books we are currently reading, have read or are planning to read.  So, feel free to join us by sharing the first paragraph or (a few) of a book you are reading or thinking about reading soon.  This meme is guaranteed to increase your TBR :)

Please link your blog post using Mr. Linky below. Make sure the link you enter is the direct link to your Tuesday post, not the main link to your blog. Thank you!

I, also, participate and link up to Teaser Tuesdays.  Here's info about that meme:

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, now being hosted by Ambrosia at The Purple Booker. 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!

I've been wanting to read this author for a long time. She has several different cozy mystery series out and they all look so good. I started with the first one from her "Cottonwood Springs" series and it's good so far.

First Chapter... 


Lucy finished washing out the mixing bowl she'd used to make her favorite chocolate peanut butter cookies and put it in the wire mesh dish sitting on her wooden counter. The kitchen was one of her favorite places in the Hillcrest Bed & Breakfast, with its country d├ęcor and state-of-the-art conveniences.


She glanced over at the big red clock above the oven and thought, I wonder where Henri is? He'd been gone a lot recently, often not returning to the B&B until late at night.

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Sheriff Rich got the call every lawman dreads - a relative's murder. And it's even worse when it's your sister.

Brigid moved back to Cottonwood Springs to be with friends and family when her marriage and her publishing company both ended. When her best friend's murdered, she's determined to find the killer.

A new romance and an adopted big Newfoundland are pretty comforting at times like these.
Recipes included!

What do you think? Would you keep reading?


  1. I always love finding books that are the first in a new series. This one sounds really good. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Sounds like a good read. Chocolate peanut butter cookies are delicious.

  3. I've enjoyed one of her books and have a few more I want to get to.


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