Here's the First Chapter First Paragraph Intro . . .
WATCHFIELD HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND
A threading of voices spooled throughout the expansive chamber wherein we waited, voices so decently quiet as to be murmurs. All present quickened as lightning pierced the ground just outside the wide panel of windows, like a finger pointing deep within the earth Perhaps it was the good Lord's way of informing us exactly where the soul of the recently departed had found its final resting place.