Book Beginnings: The Orchid Affair

“That was a short flight,” I said, peering out the window as the wheels of our plane touched tarmac at Charles de Gaulle. It was amazing how short a flight could be when one was in no particulary hurry to arrive at one’s destination.
The Orchid Affair by Lauren Willig

This one doesn’t sound particularly intriguing, but it is one in a continuing series so it makes sense to the readers who have followed along 🙂

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme, hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages.
How to participate: Share the first line (or two) of the book you are currently reading on your blog or in the comments. Include the title and the author so we know what you’re reading. Then, if you feel so moved, let us know what your first impressions were based on that first line, and let us know if you liked or did not like the sentence. The link-up will be at A Few More Pages every Friday.

 

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6 thoughts on “Book Beginnings: The Orchid Affair

  1. Bev says:

    That is the way things seem to work though….the more anxious you are to get somewhere, the longer it seems to take. If you don’t care, then you seem to be whisked there immediately.

    Here’s mine: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2011/02/book-beginnings-on-friday_25.html

  2. Kathy Martin says:

    I like that beginning. It sets the stage for location and makes my wonder why they aren’t eager to get there. I have just read the first book in this series and am eager to read more of them. Happy reading!

  3. It sounds like she’s dreading that destination…and, of course, it comes quickly. Thanks for sharing….

    Here’s MY FRIDAY MEMES POST

  4. Tasha says:

    So true…Nice beginning, I hope you enjoy it…I’m not familiar with this series…Here’s a look at mine for this week…Happy reading!

  5. Katy F. says:

    This is a fairly leisurely book beginning. I hope you enjoy it!

    Thanks for participating in Book Beginnings!

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