Friday, January 3, 2020

January 3rd's Book Beginning and Friday 56

Welcome to the first Friday of 2020!  (I'm going to have so much fun typing 2020 all year.  Something about it makes me smile.)  Anyway, this is our first chance for Book Beginning and Friday 56 in 2020.

This week, I'm featuring Script for Scandal by Renee Patrick.

This is the third book featuring costume designer Edith Head and her friend Lillian Frost.  It's a historical mystery set in 1939 Hollywood, and the way the authors mix the real and fictitious is fantastic.  I finished the book Wednesday morning, and I loved it!  I'll be reviewing it on Tuesday, assuming I get my review written.

Anyway, here's how the book begins:

I had narrowed my options down to the corned beef hash or the turkey sandwich.  I couldn't make the final decision, though.  Not with the gears of seduction grinding away next door.

Since I read an eARC, I'll jump ahead to 56% of the way through the book, where we find this:

A grin sidled across Virginia's face.  "Let me guess.  You learned I deceived you, too.  Found out the source of my income and the company I keep."

Have a great weekend!


  1. How fun! I haven't hear of this series. I love the thought of following Edith Head through a mystery. Thanks for sharing. Happy New Year! I'd love for you and your readers to check out mine.

  2. That beginning made me hungry... lol... sounds like a good read! Happy weekend!

  3. This sounds like an interesting read! Always go for the turkey, though. Can't go wrong with a good old-fashioned turkey sandwich. ;)

    Here's my Friday post.