Monday, April 10, 2023

First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros - April 11th

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 :)

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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!

This looks like a cute cozy mystery.  I'm just about to start reading it.

First Chapter

Stepping into Darney Estate's main kitchen during the lunch rush was like stepping into a hurricane.  Flustered by arriving late, Ivy Stone squared her slender shoulders and paused to consider how to navigate through the maelstrom of bustling staff.


Taking a deep breath of the delicious kitchen smells, she bravely stepped into the eye of the storm.

Synopsis from Goodreads:

A lavish wedding, guest list full of secrets and a bride plunged to her death.

Ivy Stone is excited to spend a weekend helping her friend manage a gorgeous wedding on a private Scottish isle. Before the couple can say ‘I do’ the bride falls to her death and speculations abound. Is it an accident? Suicide? Or murder?

Trapped together while the investigation is underway, Ivy finds herself in a thickening plot of intrigue among the bridesmaids, guests, and a mysterious stranger lurking on the isle.

While dodging flirtation, sampling delicious dishes and falling in love with Monty the pup, our amateur sleuth discovers everyone on the island has secrets. Some they are willing to kill for.

One twist leads to another as Ivy races to unmask the true culprit. A murderer in their midst no one ever suspected.

What do you think? Would you keep reading?


  1. This looks like an interesting read! I hope you enjoy it!

  2. That first paragraph, teaser, and synopsis would be enough for me to keep reading, although I might want to avoid an actual kitchen like that. Lol. :)

  3. That sounds good. Cute cover. :) XO


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