Tuesday, April 8, 2014

First Chapter ~ First Paragraph #56

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.

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.

The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce Series #6) 
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?

First Chapter ~ First Paragraph #56 was originally published by Catherine for bookclublibrarian.com.  This post cannot be republished without attribution. 

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