Tuesday intro: Sometimes I lie by Alice Feeney

Once again I’m linking up again with Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea who hosts a post every Tuesday for people to share the first chapter / paragraph of the book they are reading, or thinking of reading soon. Diane is currently on a summer break but I have decided to carry on regardless because these are some of my favourite posts. I see others are doing the same – if you are, please leave a link to your post in the comments so that I don’t miss checking out your reads.

tuesday I also thought I would join in, for the first time, with Teaser Tuesday, hosted by The Purple Booker, where you share two teasers from your current read.  I read a lot of these posts over the course of an average Tuesday so thought it would be fun to join in here too.

So, after a very long intro, this is what I’m reading this week…

32991958My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me:

1. I’m in a coma.
2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore.
3. Sometimes I lie.

And here’s how it starts…

I’ve always delighted in the free fall between sleep and wakefulness. Those precious few semi-conscious seconds before you open your eyes, when you catch yourself believing that your dreams might just be your reality. A moment of intense pleasure or pain, before your senses reboot and inform you who and where and what you are. For now, for just a few seconds longer, I’m enjoying the self-medicated delusion that permits me to imagine that I could be anyone I could be anywhere, I could be loved.

Not sure, here are some teasers to peak your interest…

“When I first start to fall, I forget to be afraid, too busy noticing that the hand that pushed me looked so much like my own.”


“The knot in the pit of my stomach tightens as she exits the room.  I hear the door click shut before someone clears their throat.”

What do you think…would you keep reading?

Emma x

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  1. This one sounds interesting!

    1. It has been so far…

  2. Sounds like one I’d love. I can relate to those moments between sleeping and waking…it’s so surreal in that place.

    Here’s mine: “THE SUMMER HOUSE”

    1. It is an odd place isn’t it? And as long as there are no bad dreams, a good one.

  3. Yes, I would keep reading.
    sherry @ fundinmental My TT

    1. So far, I am glad I did!

  4. hahaha I love this one! The first two sentences are so powerful but then.. ARE THEY TRUE??? great hook!

    1. They really are. So far, it’s turning out to be a good read, though I haven’t gotten as far as I wanted yet.

  5. I have to admit – I generally don’t read this type of book, but I do like the blurb… and your tease is also intriguing. I’m still reading Tanya Huff’s science fiction adventure – https://sjhigbee.wordpress.com/2017/06/20/teaser-tuesday-20th-june-2017/

    1. I can’t help myself. I just love secrets!,

  6. I would definitely pick this one up! My Teaser/Intro

    1. I am glad I did…so far anyway 😀

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