The crime scene was in the low 30s around E, on the edge of Fort Dupont Park, in a neighborhood known as Greenway, in the 6th District section of Southeast D.C.
-- The Night Gardener by George Pelecanos.
Great opening -- if you need to give directions to a cab driver.
It is time to get this book off my Guilt List. I won this in a giveaway so long ago that I cannot retrace my steps through the blogosphere to find who gave it to me. Thank you, whoever you are!
Book Beginnings on Friday is a weekly Opening Sentence event now hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages. I'm a day late this week.