Friday, April 6, 2018

First Lines Friday #360, April 6th

First Lines Friday is a bookish meme hosted by Literary Marie of Precision Reviews. We encourage all of our fellow book bloggers and bookhearts to play along.

-Grab your current read(s)
-Share the first line(s)
-Include the title and author so that other FLF participants can add the book to their TBR Lists!

"Following an Easter dinner of ham, peas, and creamed potatoes, Charles 'Le Cowboy' Bellemare pinched a twenty from his sister, drove to a crack house in Verdun, and vanished. That summer the crack house was sold up-market. That winter the new homeowners grew frustrated with the draw in their fireplace. On Monday, February seventh, the man of the house opened the flue and trust upward with a rake handle. A desiccated leg tumbled into the ash bed." -Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs

Yeah, that's a pretty dry but kinda hilarious opening! I need to read more! What about you guys? Happy reading!

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