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.
Her shoes had come off during the struggle.
The next few sentences of this murder mystery have been a bit more gory than I like. But the reviews I've seen haven't used any of my NOT SAFE words, like "dark", "bleak", "raw", so I think I'll enjoy it. Just not a fan of depressing books. I can read the news for that sort of mood.