I've decided to take part in this writing challenge from http://btt2.wordpress.com/ Here are the rules -----
Pick up the nearest book. (I’m sure you must have one nearby.)
Turn to page 123.
What is the first sentence on the page?
The last sentence on the page?
Now . . . connect them together….(And no, you may not transcribe the entire page of the book–that’s cheating!)
My book is 'The Apothecary Rose' by Candace Robb.A medieval mystery set in York.
1st sentence, 'His voice kept rising.'
Last sentence, 'She gently prised loose his hand, smoothed the hair from his forehead.'
'His voice kept rising.'this is the voice of Digby, a Summoner(Archbishop's legal adviser)who is accused of committing murder.
There is a change of scene in the middle of the page, returning to the Apothecary's house.
In the last line,
'She 'in question is Lucie ,the Apothecary's wife whose husband has fallen asleep whilst writing his recipes in order to pass on to his wife. The Apothecary is in great demand in the city where illness is rife and will be drawn into helping to find the criminal.