The Paris Key: A Novel by Juliet Blackwell, to be published September 1, 2015 by NAL
First paragraph, first chapter:
Her uncle Dave always used to say, "Remember the locksmiths' code, Genevieve. Never reveal the secrets you find behind locked doors, and never - ever! - abuse the power to open a lock."Book description: An American in Paris navigates her family’s secret past and unlocks her own future, in this evocative novel by Juliet Blackwell. Genevieve Martin spent the happiest summer of her life in Paris, learning the delicate art of locksmithing at her uncle’s side. But since then, back in the States, she has been holding herself back from those around her, including her soon-to-be-ex-husband.
Faced with an incredible opportunity to return to Paris to take over her late uncle’s shop, she realizes the city also holds secrets about her family that could change her forever.
Based on the first paragraph, would you keep reading?