Book Beginnings on Friday is hosted at Page Turners.
Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading. If you like, share with everyone why you do, or do not, like the sentence.
The story had held us, round the fire, sufficiently breathless, but except the obvious remark that it was gruesome, as, on Christmas Eve in and old house, a strange tale should essentially be, I remember no comment uttered till somebody happened to say that it was the only case he had met in which such a visitation had fallen on a child.
The Friday 56 is hosted at Storytime With Tonya and Friends.
Share the fifth sentence (plus one or two others) from page 56 of the book nearest to you.
"Infernal, then!" I almost cheerfully rejoined. "He has provided for himself as well. But come!"