Sep 20, 2019

The Bodies in the Library by Marty Wingate: Book Beginning

The Bodies in the Library (First Edition Library Mystery, #1)
The Bodies in the Library by Marty Wingate, October 2019, Berkley/Penguin Random House

Book beginning:
"I'll be leaving now, Ms. Burke."
I leapt up from the desk at this announcement -  knocking the phone on the floor in the process - and hurried out of my office.
"Yes, Mrs. Woolgar," I said, tugging on my jacket. "Have a lovely evening."

Page 56:
"Yes, that's right. I saw her late one afternoon -- running."

Memes: The Friday 56. Grab a book, turn to page 56 or 56% of your eReader. Find any sentence that grabs you. Post it, and add your URL post in Linky at Freda's Voice. Also visit Book Beginning at Rose City Reader


  1. The Bodies in the Library sounds like an excellent cosy mystery! I love the passages you've posted.
    Cora |

  2. I want to read the book asap, Cora!

  3. The Bodies in the Library looks like an interesting story. I like the quotes.

  4. I'm intrigued for more! Happy weekend!

  5. I most definitely want to read this one! I hope you have a great weekend!

  6. A yes from me too. Sounds like an excellent mystery read.

  7. Running!

    It does make you wonder and want to read more, even from the P56 sentence!

    Here's my Friday Post. Happy weekend!

  8. I love mysteries this time of year - the cozier the better! I've been pretty bad about visiting my BBOF buddies, so thanks for always playing along! I've been slammed at work. But now that I have finally gotten my new law partner on board and our "rebrand" finished, I hope to have more time to spend with my blog.

  9. I need to read more set in libraries. :)

    Lauren @ Always Me


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