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Monday’s First Sentence ~ Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen by Vicki Delany

Monday’s First Sentence ~ Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen by Vicki Delany

Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen by Vicki Delany, Dog, Christmas, Jewellery store
The tips of the tall turquoise and green hats bobbed in the lightly falling snow as the elves weaved through crowds of painted dolls, toy soldiers, shepherds with their sheep, reindeer, poultry, clowns sugarplums, gingerbread people, and candy canes. 
First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #1 Arsenic and Adobo Mia P. Manansala, Adult, Cozy Mystery, Food, Murder, Aunties, Small Town, Girl making food and maybe more along with a poison bottle and a cute dachshund
My name is Lila Macapagal and my life has become a rom-com cliché.
Not many romantic comedies feature an Asian-American lead (or dead bodies, but more on that later, but all the hallmarks are there.
Girl from an improbably named small town in the Midwest moves to the big city to make a name for herself and find love. Check.
Girl achieves these things only for the world to come crashing down when she walks in on her fiancé getting down and dirty with their next-door neighbours (yes, plural)? Double check.
Girls then moves back home in disgrace and finds works reinvigorating her aunt’s failing business. Well now we’re up to a hat trick of clichés.
And to put the cherry on top, in the trope of all tropes, I even reconnected with my high school sweetheart after moving back to town and discovered the true meaning of Christmas.
OK, that last part is a joke, but I really did run into my high school sweetheart. Derek Winter, my first love.