Welcome to another Bookish Friday, in which we share excerpts from books…and connect with other bloggers who do the same.
To join in, just grab a book and share the opening lines…along with any thoughts you wish to give us; then turn to page 56 and excerpt anything on the page.
Today’s feature is a book that has been languishing on my Kindle: The Sunday Girl, by Pip Drysdale.
Book Beginning: (Sunday, Master Sun said, “The Way of War is a Way of Deception.”)
Some love affairs change you forever. Someone comes into your orbit and swivels you on your axis, like the wind working on a rooftop weather vane. And when they leave, as the wind always does, you are different; you have a new direction. And it’s not always north.
My jaw clenched and my skin recoiled. All I wanted was to pull my hand away, but I didn’t want to be rude. I’d forgotten how awful first dates could be.
The Sunday Girl delivers a dramatic thriller for any woman who’s ever been involved with a bad, bad man and who knows how it feels to be broken, broken-hearted, and bent on revenge.
Taylor Bishop is hurt, angry, and wants to destroy Angus Hollingsworth in the way he destroyed her. She’s got nothing left to lose, so why not shatter his property, his reputation, and his life.
So Taylor consults The Art of War and makes a plan. Then she takes the next thrilling, irrevocable step—one that will change her life forever. Things quickly spiral into a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse, and caught up in the suspense, Taylor isn’t sure who’s winning.
Would you keep reading?