Today I am linking up with Vicki @ I’d Rather Be At The Beach who hosts a meme every Tuesday to share the First Chapter/First Paragraph or two of the book you are currently reading.
I’m also once again joining The Purple Booker with Teaser Tuesday. It’s easy to join – just grab your current read, open it to a random page, and share two teaser sentences being careful not to include any spoilers.
First Chapter/First Paragraph
On the Somerset coast of the Bristol Channel, roughly equidistant from Minehead and Weston-super-Mare, is a large storm-water drain.
No one likes it.
A blackened pipe, four feet in diameter, the drain carries excess water from the arable farmland of the Mendip Hills and outflows into the Channel a hundred meters from the sea wall. At high tide, seawater moans and roars inside it, whilst rocks and driftwood crash against the concrete sides with a startling ferocity.
“Think there’s anything in this idea that Wolfe’s supporters might come and bother you here?”
“I doubt it. Why?”
“Oh, I’m just wondering how long you’re going to ignore the crunching on the gravel, the knocked-over flowerpot and the sound of several door handles being tried. How long before you admit that, for the past half-hour, someone’s been wandering round outside?”
Daisy in Chains by Sharon Bolton
Famous killers have fan clubs.
Hamish Wolfe is no different. Locked up for the rest of his life for the abduction and murder of three young women, he gets countless adoring letters every day. He’s handsome, charismatic and very persuasive. His admirers are convinced he’s innocent, and that he’s the man of their dreams.
Who would join such a club?
Maggie Rose is different. Reclusive and enigmatic; a successful lawyer and bestselling true-crime writer, she only takes on cases that she can win.
Hamish wants her as his lawyer, he wants her to change his fate. She thinks she’s immune to the charms of a man like this. But maybe not this time.
Publisher: Transworld Digital
Publication Date: 6/2/2016