First Paragraph: The Forgotten
I’ve been listening to two David Baldacci novels. They are the first two novels in the author’s new series. Here’s the first paragraph of The Forgotten:
He had the look of a man who was afraid that tonight would be his last on earth. And he had good reason to think so. The odds were fifty-fifty that it might be, and the percentage could go higher depending on how the next hour turned out.
The margin of error was that small.
What do you think?
Would you keep reading?
As readers we are often captivated or turned away by the first paragraph or two of a book. Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea asks us to share the first paragraph of a book we are reading. As you can see it’s called First Chapter, First Paragraph Tuesday Intros. Visit Diane to read more First Paragraphs.