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 A Christmas Party by Georgette Heyer, I haven't read anything by her before but I'm enjoying this festive crime novel.
It was a source of great satisfaction to Joseph Herriard that the holly trees were in full berry. He seemed to find in this circumstance an assurance that the projected reunion of the family would be a success.
‘Tis the season to find whodunit …
It is no ordinary Christmas at Lexham Manor.
holiday guests find themselves the suspects in a murder inquiry when
the old Scrooge who owns the substantial estate is found stabbed in the
Whilst the delicate matter of inheritance could be the key
to this crime, the real conundrum is how any of the suspects could have
entered the locked room where the victim was found, to commit this foul
For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland Yard, the investigation
is also complicated by the fact that every guest at Lexham Manor is
hiding something – casting suspicion far and wide…