Friday, 12 August 2016

Friday Books - Behind Closed Doors

On Fridays I participate in BookBeginnings, hosted by Rose City Reader, and The Friday 56 - hosted by Freda’s Voice. Both involve sharing excerpts from a current book - the beginning and - you guessed it - page 56.

This week's book-





Click the cover for the Goodreads blurb.




The champagne bottle knocks against the marble kitchen counter, making me jump. I glance at Jack, hoping he won't have noticed how nervous I am. He catches me looking and smiles.
'Perfect,' he says softly.






Here's my P56

So when I told him...that not only had I painted Fireflies myself but that I had created it by kissing the canvas hundreds of times wearing different shades of red lipstick, he lavished so many compliments on me that I was pleased I had managed to surprise him.


I've just started this book. So far, it's good. As it is a psychological thriller, I'm a little surprised that so far it's a happy, only-in-your-dreams type of love story. Not soppy, but you can tell from the excerpts - I keep waiting for the violin section to start up. 

Even so, something's off - I can tell. And I can't wait to find out what. I think I may pull an all nighter this evening!

Tell me what you're reading, and I'll pay you a visit.

Happy reading everyone.

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11 comments:

Anne Bennett said...

I can't tell. Is the statement "Perfect", sweet or creepy? I'd read on to find out.

Mareli Thalwitzer said...

This one keeps on moving up on my TBR list. Only hear great things. I don't have a copy yet. Will need to make a plan! Hope you will have a great weekend Bev. Here's my Friday Meets: http://marelithalkink.blogspot.co.za/2016/08/friday-meets-12-august-2016.html

Lisa Ks Book Reviews said...

The BB and the 56 seem to be from different books. I hope you and your readers will check out mine... http://tinyurl.com/LisaKsBookReviewsTGWIK

Katherine P said...

Neither of these are what I would have expected from a psychological thriller. It sounds interesting. I think I'd definitely be waiting for the other shoe to drop!

fredamans said...

Creeptastic beginning, but I am intrigued by this art in the 56. I bet it looks neat! :-) Happy weekend!

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I finally downloaded this book! I've been waiting for a long time to dive into it, so it won't be long. Thanks for sharing.

Here's mine: “THE TRUTH-TELLER’S LIE”

Sandra Nachlinger said...

The beginning is creepy. Jack can't be a good guy if he's happy that she's nervous! I like books that start out with normal lives but drop little hints along the way that things aren't all rainbows and roses. This sounds like a good book.
My Friday post features THE REAL MOTHER.

Heather Fineisen said...

This one das sounds like a good one. I've added it to my TBR list. Happy Reading!

Maria said...

This sounds interesting - have never seen this before - will have to add to my GR list - here's my Friday meme

David McClendon said...

It sounds like an interesting read.

Lauren Stoolfire said...

I like the description in the 56.

Check out my Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings).