First Paragraph: Moving Target

I’ve never read a J.A. Jance novel although her books are extremely popular. Moving Target is the author’s newest book and, thanks to the publisher, I now have a chance to read and review it. I’ve read more than half of it and am thoroughly enjoying it. Here’s the first paragraph:

Moving Target

Lance Tucker had always hated ladders, but between climbing up and down a ladder in the recreation hall and sitting through another one of Mrs. Stone’s endless GED classes, there was no contest. Climbing the rickety ladder to decorate the nine-foot Christmas tree was definitely the lesser of two evils. Lance was five months in a six-month sentence at the San Leandro County Juvienile Justicee Center facility in the hill country some fifty miles northwest of Austin.

What do you think?

Would you keep going?

Every Tuesday 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.

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