“It was a dark and stormy night. Suddenly, a shot rang out! A door slammed. The maid screamed. Suddenly, a pirate ship appeared on the horizon! While millions of people were starving, the king lived in luxury. Meanwhile, on a small farm in Kansas, a boy was growing up.”
Well that was frustrating.
I read a bunch of opening lines, came across one that looked interesting, and clicked the link top read the remainder of the sample.
After reading the rest of the sample, I clicked the link to find the title and author, and the site told me it couldn't find it.