First Lines Friday – December 6, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: The man in charge of the operation is worried. He senses something is wrong. He can't yet say what it is, it's just a … Continue reading First Lines Friday – December 6, 2019

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First Lines Friday, November 15, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: If they could put a man on the moon, why couldn't someone find a way to make plastic shopping bags comfortable to carry, Fenella … Continue reading First Lines Friday, November 15, 2019

First Lines Friday – November 8, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: There are places I'll remember all my life--Red Square with a hot wind howling across it, my mother's bedroom on the wrong side of … Continue reading First Lines Friday – November 8, 2019

First Lines Friday – November 1, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: His mother screamed again. She screamed, sounding like her lungs were going to come out. Eric ran. He flew up the stairs two at … Continue reading First Lines Friday – November 1, 2019

First Lines Friday – October 25, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: Iris Wood studied death every day of her life. Helping people confront it was what she did for a living. But tonight she was … Continue reading First Lines Friday – October 25, 2019

First Lines Friday – October 18, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: The fade into consciousness happened slowly, like the melting of ice. The water was still present. I just changed form. Claire's mind couldn't process … Continue reading First Lines Friday – October 18, 2019

First Lines Friday – October 11, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: Nathan Bethard.Nathan William Behard.Nothing would stop him from finding Nathan Bethard. Nothing.Was it a vendetta? Hell yeah.Was he insane. Probably.No matter the obstacle, no … Continue reading First Lines Friday – October 11, 2019

First Lines Friday – September 20, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: It only took one heartbeat to change my whole life. One chilling phone call in the middle of the night. The screams. I'll never … Continue reading First Lines Friday – September 20, 2019

First Lines Friday – September 13, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: Carmela nervously clutched the burlap bag that held her other dress, some water, and the small package of food she had been able to … Continue reading First Lines Friday – September 13, 2019

First Lines Friday – September 6, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: Joslyn Freed had always been terrified of water. Tonight, as she made her way down to the shore on the jagged, uneven path, alone, … Continue reading First Lines Friday – September 6, 2019

First Lines Friday – August 30, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: Thursday--March 18 She was apparently on the concrete floor of an old warehouse. There was the distinct sound of dripping in the distance. The … Continue reading First Lines Friday – August 30, 2019

First Lines Friday – August 23, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: Focus, or she'd dead. Petrosky ground his teeth together, but it didn't stop the panic from swelling hot and frantic within him. After the … Continue reading First Lines Friday – August 23, 2019

First Lines Friday – August 16, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: One, two...the song kept repeating in his head. Sure, he knew where it came from. It was that rhyme from the horror movies. The … Continue reading First Lines Friday – August 16, 2019

First Lines Friday – August 9, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: The color of Erich's hair was scarcely visible amid a field of yellow wildflowers. He lay very still on his stomach, one eye closed, … Continue reading First Lines Friday – August 9, 2019

First Lines Friday – August 2, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: November 1968 In the US presidential election Republican challenger Richard Nixon defeated the Democratic candidate Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and American Independent Party candidate … Continue reading First Lines Friday – August 2, 2019

First Lines Friday – July 26, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: I don't feel so good. Cliff didn't look good, either. In fact, he looked awful. My boss' round face was always ruddy, but right … Continue reading First Lines Friday – July 26, 2019

First Lines Friday – July 12, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: It sucks me in. It is a freak of nature. An undertow, a vortex, a tornado. All in one. I can't fight it. The … Continue reading First Lines Friday – July 12, 2019

First Lines Friday – June 21, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: Go now, or you'll never go, Evvie warned herself. She didn't want to be there when he got home from work. It was cowardly, … Continue reading First Lines Friday – June 21, 2019

First Lines Friday – June 14, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: The moment Fiona found the letter in the bottom of Chase's sock drawer, she knew it was bad news. Fear squeezed the breath from … Continue reading First Lines Friday – June 14, 2019

First Lines Friday – June 7, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: I'll tell you what happened that night in Ekaterinburg I will have to unwind my memory--all the twisted coils--and lay it in your palm. … Continue reading First Lines Friday – June 7, 2019