Friday, January 3, 2014

Book Beginnings / Friday 56




"The speaker swung open the door and stepped aside, bowing from the waist as he did so, a sarcastic gesture performed as it was by a person who confessed to being every bit as mercenary and unethical as a lawyer raiding his client's trust account. For all the visitor knew, the speaker was, in fact, such a lawyer.


"You are a missionary to the Aborigines, Reverend Wilson?" asked Megan. "Have you collected many string figures from that culture?

6 comments:

  1. Your beginning sounds good...love mysteries. Love the book title too. THANKS for sharing.

    Please stop by for a giveaway on my blog if you like. The link to the giveaway is in my Book Beginnings post.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

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  2. The opening sentence makes me want to know the identity of this person. This sounds like an entertaining book.
    Here's the link to my Friday post: A GOOD HOME.

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  3. Wonderful beginning. I would love to go on!

    Here is my post

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  4. Sounds like a page turner! Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

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  5. Yeah I'm sold on the beginning too!

    Happy weekend!

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  6. Hmmmm….ditto what Freda said!

    Linking from Friday 56,
    xo,
    Ricki Jill

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