Tuesday, February 14, 2017

First Chapter ~ First Paragraph

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


First Chapter ~ First Paragraph Tuesday Intros, hosted by Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea, is 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, Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough, which I borrowed from the library. 

 Behind Her Eyes


Pinch myself and say I AM AWAKE once an hour.
Look at my hands.  Count my fingers.
Look at clock (or watch), look away, look back.
Stay calm and focused.
Think of a door.

What do you think?  Would you continue reading?
The terse sentences of the opening convey a sense of urgency and danger.  Who is the narrator?  Where is he or she at the moment?  I want to know more.

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