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Unforgettable First Lines–The Louise Penny edition

From Still Life, the first of Louise Penny’s Chief Inspector Armand Gamache┬ámysteries: “Miss Jane Neal met her maker in the early morning mist of Thanksgiving Sunday. It was pretty much a surprise all around.” For the record, Penny┬áhas a pretty … Continue reading

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Unforgettable First Lines–The Deanna Raybourn edition

From Silent in the Grave, the first of Deanna Raybourn’s Lady Julia Grey mysteries: “To say that I met Nicholas Brisbane over my husband’s dead body is not entirely accurate. Edward, it should be noted, was still twitching upon the … Continue reading

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