Friday, October 4, 2013

Book Beginnings / Friday 56

book beginnings (2)plumdeadly‘”Aunt Clara and Maggie sat inside the pie shop and talked quietly about what had happened while the police looked at the crime scene.
Maggie explained about Lou, who he was and why he was there. Aunt Clara signed and shook her head, muttering about ill omens and other bad things. Her words filled Maggie with more dread than the idea of trying to make piecrust.”‘
Friday 56 (2)‘”Maggie looked at him closer. Not many men in Durham wore a fedora or carried a gold-handled cane. He was also wearing an expensive gold watch. His whole demeanor was one of wealth and power, even though he was standing in the alley. She imagined he would be overpowering no matter where he stood.”‘

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