chesilbeach

First line of current book - 2017

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She's buried beneath a silver birch tree down towards the old train tracks her grave marked with a Cairn.

 

The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins

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I woke to the sound of a mosquito whining in my left ear and my mother screeching in the right.

Fever 1793 By Laurie Halse Anderson

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On the high land overlooking the distant channel and the hills beyond it, the spring day, set in azure, was laced with gold and green.

 

The Misses Mallett by E. H. Young

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The Reverend Dodd vicar of St Michaels on the Cliff stood at the window of his comfortable bachelor study looking out into the night. 

 

The Cornish Murder - John Bude

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Roger, aged seven, and no longer the youngest of the family, ran in wide zigzags, to and fro, across the steep field that sloped up from the lake to Holly Howe, the farm where they were staying for part of the summer holidays.
 
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

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"It's Sunday morning, fellow alumni, only a week removed from that fateful evening at the Moonbeam Catering Hall."

 

Home Land by Sam Lipsyte

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Roger, aged seven, and no longer the youngest of the family, ran in wide zigzags, to and fro, across the steep field that sloped up from the lake to Holly Howe, the farm where they were staying for part of the summer holidays.

 

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

Definitely in the top five of my favourite books as a child! :)

 

As I sit here with one foot on either side of the ledge, looking down from twelve stories above the streets of Boston, I can't help but think about suicide.

 

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

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The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses...

 

The Picture Of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

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The funeral is supposed to be a quiet affair for the deceased had no friends.

 

The Miniaturist - Jessie Burton

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"The nation had watched Shaiana cry so many times."

 

Chart Throb by Ben Elton

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I was back at St Mary's.

 

And The Rest Is History by Jodi Taylor

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On ‎14‎/‎4‎/‎2017 at 3:07 PM, chesilbeach said:

I was back at St Mary's.

 

And The Rest Is History by Jodi Taylor

Oh I am way behind on these books need to buy from book 8.

 

If you reach the camp before me i'll let you live the soldier said.

Never Never  - James Patterson

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"A fox got in amongst the hens last night, and ravished our best layer," remarked Miss Lanyon

 

Venetia by Georgette Heyer

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The story had begun deep inside the Vatican, had leaked out into the city of Rome, and within days had whipped around the globe with the momentum of a biblical prophecy.

 

The Woman of God - James Patterson

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