Tuesday, December 10, 2013

First Chapter ~ First Paragraph #42


First Chapter ~ First Paragraph Tuesday Intros is a weekly meme hosted by Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea. It's an opportunity to share the first paragraph(s) of a book I am currently reading or planning to read sometime soon.

This week I'm featuring the opening paragraph from Stiltsville by Susanna Daniel, which I recently borrowed from the library. 



On a Sunday morning in late July, at the end of my first-ever visit to Miami, I took a cab from my hotel to Snapper Creek marina to join a woman named Marse Heiger, whom I'd met the day before.  When I stepped out of the cab, I saw Marse standing in the well of her little fishing boat, wearing denim knee shorts and a yellow sleeveless blouse, her stiff brown hair pinned under a bandanna.  She waved and gestured for me to climb into the boat.  She poured me a mug of coffee from an aluminum thermos and started the engine.  "Ready?" she said.

What do you think?  Would you continue reading?  Ready for what, I wonder.  I'll continue reading to find out more.

What are you reading?
Enjoy life with books . . .
First Chapter ~ First Paragraph #42 was originally published by Catherine for bookclublibrarian.com.  This post cannot be republished without attribution.

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