Friday, January 29, 2016

January 29th's Book Beginning and Friday 56

Time for the last Book Beginning and Friday 56 of the month.  How did we get here already?

My book this week is A Disguise to Die For by Diane Vallere.



This is the first in a new series that goes on sale on Tuesday.  And I will have a review and giveaway for it up on Tuesday, so I hope you'll come back to see what I thought.  (Spoiler alert - I loved it!!!!!)

And it grabbed me from the very beginning with this as the opening:

"Give me the knife," demanded the cranky man in the wheelchair.
"I don't think so," I said.
"I'm not playing, Margo.  Give me the knife."

Kind of hooks you, doesn't it?

Moving on to page 56, we find:

The only explanation I had of her behavior was that she was guilty of something.  Could that something be murder?  Lover's quarrel or jealous rage?  Add in that she was planning on a morning of tennis the day after her fiance had been murdered, and something was rotten in the state of Denmark - or Nevada, as the case may be.

I do hope you'll come back on Tuesday to find out more.  In the meantime, have a wonderful weekend.

22 comments:

  1. Sounds like it would be one I would really enjoy! Thanks for sharing! This week I'm using a middle grade book that I started reading and got yelled at for by my son ;)
    http://wellreadpiratequeen.blogspot.com/2016/01/book-beginnings-friday56-little-ramble.html

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    1. I completely loved the book, or is that a spoiler alert again?

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  2. I loved this book! The series is off to a great start. And you picked a great 56 to use. Please check mine out ... http://tinyurl.com/LisaKsBookReviewsDS

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    1. I normally just use the book I'm actually reading, but this one had such great quotes I had to break from tradition.

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  3. Going to be reading this one soon, can't wait!

    Stormi
    Friday Memes

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  4. Sound interesting. That beginning does draw a reader in. I am spotlighting Blood Cross by Faith Hunter this week. Look for my review tomorrow. Happy reading!

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    1. This definitely has a great beginning.

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  5. I have enjoyed Vallere's other books and can't wait to see what you say on Tuesday!

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    1. This is only the third book from her I've read, but I really need to read more of them.

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  6. I loved it too! It was so much fun. This is the 3rd Diane Vallere series I've read and I've loved them all. Can't wait to see your review!

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    1. I've only read two of her series, so you are one up on me.

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  7. Great cover and fun snippets. Sounds interesting! Happy Friday!

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  8. OOOhhhh those snippets go together well and leave ones' mind racing!! It sounds good!
    Happy weekend!

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    1. It was a perfect combination this week.

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  9. Excellent beginning!

    Thanks for always participating in BBOF!

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  10. I love this author's other series - A Material Witness Mystery- so I can't wait to read this book. I definitely love the beginning. Here's my Friday meme

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    1. If you like the Material Witness books, I think you'll like this one, too.

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