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The #Friday56 & #Instagram56

Welcome to week 528!


*Grab a book, any book.

*Turn to Page 56 or 56% on your ereader.
If you have to improvise, that is okay.

*Find a snippet, short and sweet.

*Post it, and add the url to your post in the Linky below. If you don't link up, we may not know to visit.

Also join in the fun on Instagram using the hashtags #Instagram56 #Friday56

Happy weekend to you all!

Check out this read on Amazon.

Here is my 56...

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

Q:  What book character do you think you are most like and why?
A:  I haven't a clue....I really cannot think of a single character that I have connected to in that way.

**This post is part of a weekly book meme. Compensation may be earned from the link within.


  1. Even with those teasers, I have no idea what that book could be about! And Red Square? Are they in Moscow? But the first page says they are in Washington state. I'm intrigued.

  2. Sounds good. It's been a long time since I read this author. Have a great weekend!

  3. Sounds mysterious - i want to know more.

  4. I've seen The Hive somewhere else and I think it can make a good story!

    The Book Blogger Hop question - I also couldn't think of any character for myself. So I just used one for Elza. Dulcinea from Puss in Boots.

    Hope you will have a good weekend Freda!

    Elza Reads

  5. This sounds like a very interesting read and I'm intrigued to see how we get from that relatively calm opening to someone investigating a murder! Thanks for hosting and I hope you have a lovely weekend :)

  6. This sounds like an interesting read. I really like that opening. It instantly makes me curious about these two women. Hope you enjoy it!

  7. I couldn't really think of an adult character either. Love your quotes.

  8. I hope you are enjoying this mystery, Freda. The Friday56 has a bit of foreboding about it.

    I didn't take part in this week's BBHOP question because I couldn't think of anyone either. When I read, I often see bits of myself in the characters (although not always), but never as a whole. I think that's fairly normal though.

    I hope you have a great weekend! Thank you for hosting!

  9. I'm intrigued by the excerpt you shared. Have a wonderful weekend!


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