Today I'm featuring the opening paragraphs from The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley, book #6 in the Flavia de Luce mystery series, which I borrowed from the library.
by Alan Bradley
"Your mother has been found."
Nearly a week after he had made it, Father's shocking announcement was still ringing in my ears.
Harriet! Harriet found! Who could believe it!
Harriet, who had been lost in a mountaineering accident when I was barely a year old; Harriet, whom I can't remember seeing, ever, with my own eyes,
What do you think? Would you continue reading?
This series, set in post-WWII England in the village of Bishop's Lacey, stars the precocious and curious budding young chemist, Flavia de Luce, her eccentric family, and a cast of eclectic villagers. In this installment, readers will find out more family secrets.
What are you reading now or planning to read soon?
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