Every Tuesday, Diane @ Bibliophile by the Sea
posts the opening paragraph (maybe two) of a book
she decided to read based on the opening paragraph (s).
Feel free to grab the banner and play along!
My selection this week comes from After the Fog by Kathleen Shoop. I read Kathleen's debut novel last year and I really liked it, so when offered the chance to read her next book I had to say YES !!
Tuesday, October 26th, 1948
Inside the Greshecky home, Rose pressed the light switch but knew it wouldn't work. Ian appeared, his form outlined by the paltry light slipping through a gap in the wood siding. Even in darkness his complexion--white as the smoky plumes billowing from the zinc mill--told Rose things were not well with his Aunt. He opened his mouth, but Rose grasped his shoulders and shoved the twelve-year-old toward the kitchen before Ian could form a single word.
Would you continue reading this one
based on the opening paragraph?