Friday, May 16, 2014

Friday Focus: The Friday 56 & Book Beginnings #42

It's Friday . . . time to share excerpts from one of my current reads with:
  • Book Beginnings on Fridays hosted by Rose City Reader, where bloggers share the first sentence or more of a current read, as well as initial thoughts about the sentence(s), impressions of the book, or anything else that the opening inspires.  
  • The Friday 56 hosted by Freda's Voice, where you grab a book and turn to page 56 (or 56% of an ebook), find one or more interesting sentences (no spoilers), and post them.
Today I'm featuring:
  Final Appeal 

At times like this I realize I'm too old to be starting over, working with law clerks.  I own pantyhose with more mileage than these kids, and better judgment.

56% of ebook, which I borrowed from the libary:  "'He looks directly at me.  'Are you really going to do this?'"

From GoodreadsGrace Rossi is starting over after a divorce, and a part-time job with a federal appeals court sounds perfect. But she doesn't count on being assigned to an explosive death penalty appeal. Nor does she expect ardor in the court in the form of an affair with the chief judge. Then Grace finds herself investigating a murder, unearthing a secret bank account and following a trail of bribery and judicial corruption that's stumped even the FBI. In no time at all, Grace under fire takes on a whole new meaning.
Have you read this book?  Which book are you reading now?
Friday Focus: The Friday 56 & Book Beginnings #42 was originally published by Catherine for This post cannot be republished without attribution.    

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