Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
Turn to page 56.
Find the fifth sentence.
Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of this blog. Post a link along with your post back to this blog.
Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by A Few More Pages. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence, or two, of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading.
The higher you fly, the harder you fall - and the harder reality smacks you in the butt when you land.
All Chase could see of the occupant was a bald head cresting the back of the chair, with two or three strands of gray hair spanning an expanse of pale, mottled skin.
Tall, Dark and Cowboy by Joanne Kennedy