First Paragraph: Lowcountry Bombshell
Yesterday I started reading this first book in a new mystery series. I’m already loving it. Here is how it begins:
The dead are not troubled by the passage of time. I know this because my best girlfriend, Colleen, died when we were seventeen. She hasn’t aged a day in fourteen years. I turned thirty-one last February and commenced researching wrinkle creams.
My familiarity with the departed accounts for why on that steamy Wednesday in late July, I entertained the notion that the blonde on my front porch was the ghost of Marilyn Monroe.
What do you think? Would you keep reading?
Thanks to Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea for this enjoyable meme. She 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.