First Line Friday #14

First Line Friday is something every reader can participate in. Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author. Then check out the books other readers have featured in the comments on this blog. You might find a book you would like to read simply by reading the first line.

The book I’m featuring today is At Your Request by Jen Turano.

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“Miss Wilhelmina Radcliff was reluctantly coming to the unfortunate conclusion that there were absolutely no perks to be had when one obtained the unenviable title of wallflower.” 

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First Line Friday #13

First Line Friday is something every reader can participate in. Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author. Then check out the books other readers have featured in the comments on this blog. You might find a book you would like to read simply by reading the first line.

The book I’m featuring today is The Christmas Journey by Winnie Griggs.

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November 1892, Knotty Pine, Texas

“Hey!” The reedy voice coming from inside Wylie’s Livery and Bridle Shop thrummed with outrage. 

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First Line Friday #12

First Line Friday is something every reader can participate in. Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author. Then check out the books other readers have featured in the comments on this blog. You might find a book you would like to read simply by reading the first line.

The book I’m featuring today is one of my favorites, Sophie’s Heart by Lori Wick. This ebook is currently on sale for only $3.99.

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“The dark-haired woman walked from the tall stone building, her coat pulled close against an early frost. It felt good to be headed home, and even better to know that tomorrow was Sunday, a day off.”

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First Line Friday #11

First Line Friday is something every reader can participate in. Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author. Then check out the books other readers have featured in the comments on this blog. You might find a book you would like to read simply by reading the first line.

The book I’m featuring this week is Mail-Order Mommy (Boom Town Brides) by Christine Johnson.

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“Amanda Porter had made her decision, and there was no going back on it now.”

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First Line Friday #10

First Line Friday is something every reader can participate in. Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author. Then check out the books other readers have featured in the comments on this blog. You might find a book you would like to read simply by reading the first line.

The book I’m featuring this week is Mail-Order Christmas Brides: Her Christmas Family by Jillian Hart. This is not a new book, but contains two very enjoyable Christmas stories.

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“Tate Winters tipped the brim of his Stetson to cut the glare of the sun, watching as the westbound train squealed to a noisy stop along the depot’s platform.” 

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First Line Friday #9

First Line Friday is something every reader can participate in. Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author. Then check out the books other readers have featured in the comments on this blog. You might find a book you would like to read simply by reading the first line.

The book I’m featuring this week is The Regency Brides Collection. In particular, I will feature the first story First Comes Marriage by Amanda Barratt.

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“A lady never sallied forth unchaperoned. Least of all to a place with the reputation of Vauxhall Gardens.”

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First Line Friday #8

What First Line Friday is all about: This is something every reader can participate in. Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author. Then check out the books other readers have featured in the comments on this blog. You might find a book you would like to read simply by reading the first line.

The book I’m featuring today is The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen.

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“He is reading my letters now … Margaret Elinor Macy sat at her dressing table, heart pounding.”

Margaret Macy flees London in disguise to escape being forced to marry a dishonorable man. She becomes a housemaid at the home of Nathaniel Upchurch. He had been her suitor at one time and she had rejected him hoping to win his brother’s affection instead. Now, she hopes no one will recognize her until she can inherit from her spinster aunt and gain her independence. As a housemaid, she has the opportunity to observe both brothers. Over time, she begins to question whether she had been seeking the attention of the wrong brother. Margaret learns a valuable lessen that appearances can be deceiving and that things are not always as they seem.

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First Line Friday

Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author.

The book I’m featuring today is A Most Peculiar Circumstance by Jen Turano.

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“Miss Arabella Beckett had always been proud of the fact that she’d never ended up in jail.”

Arabella Beckett’s passion is to help the downtrodden women of America. Mr. Theodore Wilde is a private investigator on a mission for his good friend, Hamilton Beckett. When he finally tracks down Hamilton’s sister, Arabella, he is not in the most pleasant of moods. Her fiercely independent streak rubs him the wrong way. When circumstances keep bringing the two together, new feelings begin to stir.

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First Line Friday — Perfectly Matched

Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author.

The book I’m featuring today is Perfectly Matched by Maggie Brendan.

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“Do you, Anna Olsen, take Edward Parker to be your lawfully wedded husband?”

Can two people who are opposites and strangers make a marriage work? Anna Olsen knows it’s time to leave her sister’s increasingly crowded house and start a life of her own. Following her sisters’ examples, she becomes a mail-order bride, and after a short correspondence with clock maker and jeweler Edward Parker, she moves to Denver to become his wife.

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First Line Friday

Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author.

The book I’m featuring this weeks is The Measure of Katie Calloway, written by Serena Miller.

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“A drop of rain seeped through the sodden roof of the Georgia cabin where Katie Calloway lay.”

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. If you would like to see what it’s about, just click on the title of the book above.

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