Tuesday, April 21, 2015

First Chapter ~ First Paragraph #103

It's Tuesday . . . time for . . .


First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros hosted by Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea, where bloggers post the first paragraph(s) of a book they are currently reading or planning to read sometime soon.

Today I'm featuring the opening from a book I recently borrowed from the library . . .

The Black Hour 

Chapter 1

My lungs clawed for air as though I were drowning.  I stopped, hunched over my grandmotherly cane, gasping.  The curved walk up from the parking lot stretched out before me longer than I remembered, steeper.  This is how it would be.  Every task more difficult than before.  Every step a public performance.

What do you think?  Would you continue reading? 
First Chapter ~ First Paragraph #103 was originally published by Catherine for bookclublibrarian.com.  This post cannot be republished without attribution. Retweeting and sharing on Google+ encouraged.

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