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YOUR BOOK BEGINNING
MY BOOK BEGINNING
It was high summer, the peak of tourist season in Gatlinburg, Tennessee where I should've been. But instead, I was on my way to Tara to kick Scarlett O'Hara's butt.-- Small Town Trouble by Jean Erhardt.
Small Town Trouble is the first in a funny and promising new mystery series featuring Kim Claypoole, a restaurateur and amateur sleuth with her home base in the Smokey Mountains. Look for my interview with Jean Erhardt here next week.
Sounds like a good one!ReplyDelete
I love mystery series, so would read more of this one.ReplyDelete
What great misdirection at the beginning... Sounds great!ReplyDelete
I'd read to read a bit more before making my mind up about the book.ReplyDelete
Hahaha this sounds like a lot of fun! I wonder whether she deserves to get her butt kicked ;) Thanks for hosting :)ReplyDelete
Juli @ Universe in Words
I love mystery, and I love funny, so this one sounds promising! Thanks for sharing, and happy reading :)ReplyDelete
Happy reading! Here is my my book beginning
I love that opening.ReplyDelete
Nice start. I imagine there are many people would have liked to give Scarlett a swift kick in the tush.ReplyDelete
Such a great line. Wish I'd written it!ReplyDelete
Sounds as though it will be a good mystery series.ReplyDelete
THANKS for sharing. Will look for your interview.
My Book Beginnings
I know this isn't supposed to be my response but this quote made me wonder, is Tara a real place?ReplyDelete
Great opening, can't imagine where she's going with this one. The opening sucked me in immediately. Had to laugh.ReplyDelete