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The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 274!

Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your 
eReader
(If you have to improvise, that's ok.)
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it)
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. 
*It's that simple.


Or join The Friday 56 on Instagram!

Rules:
* Grab a book and find a creative way to showcase your 56.
It can be a photo of the book and the 56 in comments, or whatever you come up with.
Make sure to use the hashtag #Friday56
*Add your Instagram url to the Linky.
AMAZON

Page 56

I sat at my desk and stared into my open spiral notebook. A neat, tied-up-with-a-ribbon ending. Chapin's daughter didn't realize it then, but she was lucky.


A photo posted by Freda Mans (@fredasphotos) on
                                   ONLY FRIDAY 56 PARTICIPANTS MAY USE THE LINKY.

Book Beginnings leave your links in the comments if you didn't join in the Friday 56.
Book Beginnings

PART 1
Starting with Poison

April Fools' Day, 1994.
 "Relax! Lemme do the work. Go limp." Errol grasped my thumb, pressed it in the ink, and then rolled it on the paper. Hard. "Relax," he commanded again.







**No compensation was received for posting. Compensation will be earned if purchases are made from the link within. This is a meme post.

Comments

  1. Sounds amusing. I hate having people take fingerprints - I CANNOT "relax".

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  2. The opening line seems to have a double meaning, don't you think? Ha!

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  3. Love the title. I am always game for a female detective story, even more so if it is a true story.
    sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

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  4. I wonder why she is so lucky -- it has me curious. Nice 56.

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  5. I love the 56! I'd definitely keep reading.

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  6. Love the excerpts! And that cover....

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  7. Freda, if my blog link doesn't work, I apologize and please go ahead and delete it. I don't want to create extra work for you like last week! I like the book you featured, female P.I. is of interest to me.

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  8. This sounds like a fun mystery. I like the title. Enjoy!

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    1. It's not a mystery. It's actually non-fiction.

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  9. This sounds very interesting, Freda! We might finally agree on a book. ;-)

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  10. That cover and actual true stories. Hmmmm, might have to see if the library has this one!

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  11. I love the book's title and cover, and the opening makes me want to know what happens next. Why is that character being fingerprinted? I'd keep reading to find out.
    Thank you for hosting The Friday 56 and for leaving a comment on my blog.
    Sandy @ TEXAS TWANG

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  12. What a funny title! I hope you get a few good laughs :) And this is non-fiction? ... NOW I'm doubly intrigued! Have a great long weekend, Freda!

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  13. I really like the sound of this book - will have to check it out!

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  14. Wonder why she's having her fingerprints taken? Interesting. Thanks for visiting my blog! Happy reading!

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  15. Definitely piques my curiosity! Great title!

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  16. Sounds fun and I'm all for a tough female protagonist!

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