Every Tuesday, Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea posts the first paragraph of her current read. Anyone can join in. Go to Diane's website for the image and share the first paragraph of the current book you are reading.
I'm excited to start this one, even though some of the Goodreads reviews have not gushed over it -- The Marseille Caper by Peter Mayle. Of course, I've never gotten over his book A Year in Provence. Here's the intro:
Shock has a chilling effect, particularly when it takes the form of an unexpected meeting with a man from whom you have recently stolen three million dollars' worth of wine. Sam Levitt shivered and pulled his terrycloth robe closer around his body, still damp from an early morning dip in the Chateau Marmont pool.
Also this week is Teaser Tuesdays. Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Open to a random page of your current read and share a teaser sentence from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers. Here's my teaser from chapter two:
"Elena," he said, "are you wearing anything under that dress?"
"Not a lot," she said. "A couple drops of Chanel."
I'm a writer living in Columbus, Ohio, and wishing I was in France. My novel, The Summer of France, is available in Kindle on Amazon or in paperback at Amazon or lulu.com
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