Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by Rose City Reader. Share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires.
The death, when it came, happened late at night, a silent affair – certainly no one heard anything at the time – yet one that detonated so loudly in the cold light of day it almost brought two nations to the brink of war.
This is an e-novella from my favorite new cozy mystery series, the Baby Ganesh Agency crime novels set in today's Mumbai, India. Baby Ganesh is a baby elephant and the sidekick to Inspector Chopra, retd.