Jan 202020

Every Tuesday I host First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros sharing the first paragraph or two of a book that Iā€™m reading or plan to read soon

Feel free to join in by posting your own FCFPTI and linking below

Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown

It was late in both day and season for planting, but she had no choice in the matter. Her husband hadn’t understood the urgency, having never nurtured a garden. Nor did he hold an appreciation for its bounty, and as a result had been gently irritable with her that morning. Wishing she would focus on more important tasks instead, of which there were many, as they’d moved in only the week before. It was true much of the garden could wait – little happened during these later months, as bulbs rested dormant, waiting for the rain and warmth of spring. But this particular plant, with it’s bell-shaped flowers plentiful, would not be so patient. Besides, it was a gift and came with specific instructions, so there was no alternative but to get it in the ground. Today.

  16 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown”

  1. I understand. Sometimes, you need to plant something, regardless of the time. I like this beginning!

  2. Sounds good! Thanks for sharing and for hosting.

  3. A a person who always loved gardening, I understand LOL This sounds good-I like the writing.

  4. I could do with reading this book, I might learn something šŸ˜€

    Seriously though, it sounds great!

  5. Sounds like a good one!

    • I barely got started when I saw The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff . I decided to I by a copy and listen to it first.

  6. I like the opening. It had potential.

  7. Sounds like a good one.

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