Tuesday, December 29, 2015

First Chapter ~ First Paragraph #134

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 my current read, The Lost Garden by Helen Humphreys, which I purchased (used) quite a while ago.

The Lost Garden  


What can I say about love?  You might see me sitting in this taxi, bound for Paddington Station -- a thirty-five-year old woman with plain features -- and you would think that I could not know anything of love.  But I am leaving London because of love.

What do you think?  Would you continue reading?
I find the opening poses some intriguing questions, and I want to know who the narrator is and why she feels compelled to leave.  The story is set in one of my favorite places and time periods, which has me eager to turn the pages.

First Chapter ~ First Paragraph #134 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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