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‘My Sister’s Voice’ by Mary Carter

“It was here, in the city of  Brotherly Love, at twenty-eight years of age, that Lucy Gears first discovered she had a sister.

An identical twin. Of course it wasn’t true. A joke, a hoax a prank. As if.

It was completely ridiculous, and although she of all people appreciated a good Gotcha! she didn’t have time for games today. She had to buy an anniversary gift for her boyfriend, Alan, then race off to paint a chubby Chihuahua and its anorexic owner. An identical twin. Funny, ha-ha.”

They say that the first lines of a piece of writing, are always the most difficult to set down on paper. It seems to me, that they may also be the most definitive, as I find they often set the scene in my mind, even before I have turned the first page… and it is quite disappointing if they don’t…

I wonder just why Lacey is so sure that she doesn’t have a twin sister?

How has she found out about this sister, that has immediately forced her to dimiss it out of hand, as a hoax or a joke?

There is nothing for it, but to read on and find out!!

To avoid too many spoilers, I have not included a full synopsis with this post, but if like me, you can’t wait to read the book to find out additional details about the story, please click on the image.

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Would the first few lines of your book make you want to read on?

If so and you would like to share them with us, without revealing too many spoilers of course .

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You can then leave a link to your own book beginnings post, or just browse for some great reads, there are always plenty of new authors and titles to be found.

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This book was a ‘Kindle share’ purchase by my mother-in-law, just one of the forty odd books that I have discovered in my ‘Kindle archive’, enough reading to keep me going for a while then!!!!

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I can’t remember a time, even as a child, when I haven’t been passionate about books and reading.
I began blogging, when I realised just how many other people out there shared my passion for the written word and I have been continually amazed at the wealth of books that are available and the amount of great new friends I have made, from literally 'The Four Corners Of The World'.

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Written by Yvonne