Jun 18, 2019

Murder in Bel-Air by Cara Black: First Paragraph

Murder in Bel-Air by Cara Black, published June 4, 2019, Soho Crime

Murder in Bel-Air (Aimee Leduc Investigations, #19)

Murder in Bel-Air (Aimee Leduc Investigations #19)
Genre: mystery set in Paris

First chapter, first paragraph:

Paris. Late October 1999. Monday, Midafternoon
The young woman stumbled on the cobblestones in her worn shoes, fist in her pocket, clutching the steak knife she'd nicked from the cafe. She'd felt eyes watching - fear had charged up her back, impossible to ignore. Her gut had screamed at her to get out of there. 
Now. 
Why hadn't her contact showed?   
A car engine revved up, gears scraping. She glanced back and saw a black Renault slide onto Boulevard Picpus. Her heart pounded. 
Would you read on, based on the opening paragraphs?

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8 comments:

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

I really like the sound of this; hope it's a good one.

Here's mine for the week:http://bibliophilebythesea.blogspot.com/2019/06/first-chapter-first-paragraph-tuesday_18.html

Kay said...

This is a series that I have yet to start, but I know so many love it. One day. Like the opening of this book.

View From the Books said...

I've seen, and heard, good things about this series for a long time. The length of it makes me pause, but perhaps if I find the first few and then jump to the newest one? Thanks for sharing this.

JoAnn said...

This sounds like a good one. I've been curious about this series.

Girl Who Reads said...

I'd keep reading. Check out the book I'm featuring at Girl Who Reads

Sassy Brit @ Alternative-Read.com said...

I'd keep reading too! Love that beginning!

Sorry I'm late in commenting! Here is my Tuesday post.

Suko said...

Harvee, I'd keep reading! I hope this is a page-turner.

Vicki said...

I'd definitely keep reading, I want to know what's going on.