Book Beginnings on Fridays - Sweetheart Sweetheart
Book Beginnings on Fridays is hosted by Rose City Reader and as she says the idea of this meme is
for you to share the first sentence (or so) of the book
you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the
sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the
opener inspires. Please remember to include the title
of the book and the author's name. There's a linky list on
the website and you can use #BookBeginnings on Twitter.
My book beginning is from Sweetheart Sweetheart by Bernard Taylor.
I can't see the sun right now; there's an angel in the way.
As I lie here in the short-cropped grass with my eyes just half open a butterfly alights on the carved angel's head. It stays only a few seconds - its wings opening and closing - then takes off, fluttering away, dancing up and down over the grey stone wall.
David Warwick, an
Englishman living in New York, has a sudden premonition that his twin
brother, Colin, is in danger. He returns to England and learns the
shocking truth: both Colin and his young bride Helen have died ghastly
deaths - deaths that no one in the village wants to talk about.
David has inherited his brother's home, Gerrard's Hill Cottage, a
lovely house with a lush garden that seems to promise peace and comfort
to all who dwell there. But as David tries to unearth the facts of what
really happened to his brother and his wife, he has no idea of the
horror and evil that surround him or the terrible fate that may be in