Apr 7, 2014

First Chapter: Death on Eat Street by J.J. Cook

First Chapter, First Paragraph is a weekly meme hosted by Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea.
Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Miz B; choose two teaser sentences from a random page of your current read.
Title: Death on Eat Street: A Biscuit Bowl Food Truck Mystery by J.J. Cook
Published April 1, 2014; Berkley
Genre: cozy mystery

First paragraph:
It had been the worst day of my life.
I parked my Biscuit Bowl food truck beside the diner and closed my eyes as I rested my head on the steering wheel. Outside,the fiberglass biscuit on top of the food truck stopped twirling.
How could so much go wrong in one day?
Book description: Zoe Chase always wanted to own her own restaurant—but first, she’ll have to serve up a heaping helping of meals on wheels, with a side of mystery… (goodreads)

Based on the opening paragraph, would you keep reading this cozy?

See my brief review/comments on goodreads.

13 comments:

Brian Joseph said...

That opening paragraph is really funny, clever and has a certain sense of charm. I would definitely keep reading.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

This sounds like a fun one. enjoy and thank you for joining us.

Beth F said...

Yay for cozies! They are winning the day this week. I'd *definitely* keep reading.

Kim@Time2Read said...

Great cover! I don't read many cozies, but I'd probably keep reading this one.
Today I'm spotlighting 'Second Star' by Alyssa Scheinmel.

grammajudyb said...

I love to fit in some cozies every once in a while. And it's the first in a new series, you can't beat that. Thanks for sharing this one

kayerj said...

Ha, this sounds like a fun read. enjoy your book. kelley—the road goes ever ever on

Tea said...

I like this one. I'm trying to win it from Bookin' Bingo.:)

Sarah (Sarah's Book Shelves) said...

I'm not sure this book is for me, but I love the food truck angle!

Unknown said...

I like the title, the cover and the inter. Cant go wrong on this one :)My post is here

Margot said...

I was sold when I saw the book's cover and then the title. Great start to the book too. I want to read this one.

Suko said...

I love the idea of a food truck cozy mystery! the opening is good and I'd read more.

gautami tripathy said...

I wanna read this!

Here is my intro post from Perla!

AND

Here is my teaser post

The Bookworm said...

I'm curious and I would keep reading

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