First Line Friday (Week 21): Angel of the Cove

Posted August 19, 2016 by meezcarrie in First Line Fridays, historical / 18 Comments

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It’s the last Friday before I head to Nashville for the VERY FIRST EVER Christian Fiction Readers Retreat!!!

I. Am. So. Excited!!!

My book packing list is out of control.

While I’m trying to make the crucial decisions as to which books to bring with me to Nashville, why don’t you grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line!

The book I’m featuring today is one of my faves set in Tennessee, Angel of the Cove by Sandra Robbins. It’s all about Cades Cove and my beloved Smoky Mountains, so the opposite end of the state as Nashville … but … just work with me lol.

angel of the cove

And the first line is (ok actually I’m cheating and giving you two lines)….

“Mountain air was supposed to be cool. At least that’s what she’d always heard.”

So… what’s your First Line on this Friday?

Let me know in the comments and then head over to share your First Line with these friends:

Bookworm Mama

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18 responses to “First Line Friday (Week 21): Angel of the Cove

  1. Becky Smith

    “The scent of rain laced the afternoon breeze as it shoved through summer-green trees, ramming ominous black clouds together like a craggy mountain ridge.” From The Wedding Shop by Rachel Hauck which I have finished and am getting ready to write a review. LOVED it!!

  2. The Bound Heart by Dawn Crandall
    “Come on, Meredyth…” Vance Everstone urged with a smile.

    I also love Cades Cove and I’m super excited about CFRR (and my British navigator, thank you very much!)

  3. Winnie Thomas

    “A new day–another opportunity to prove herself to her boss.” from Almost Like Being in Love by Beth K Vogt. It just came in the mail today (book win!), and I haven’t quit looking at it, although it will probably have to wait its turn. So excited! 😀

  4. Pam K.

    “The steep sides of the pass into the canyon pressed down on Heath Kincaid until he could hardly breathe.” No Way Up by Mary Connealy. I love the way Mary has characters (or sometimes their descendants)from other series reappear in a new series or novella.

    • Carrie

      argh – i still need to read that one!!! I’m so behind! LOL. And yes, I love that about her books too!!

  5. carylkane

    We only see what we want to see – in people, in love, and in life. – The Ringmaster’s Wife by Kristy Cambron


  6. Trixi

    I just got done with this book today, it’s from Jodie Bailey’s newest LIS “Breach of Trust”;

    “Meghan McGuire dragged her fingers through her short dark hair and scanned the computer screen, fighting an uncharacteristic cold sweat at the message swimming in blue on the display. ‘It’s time for round two'”

  7. My first line is: “Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the farmer’s wife.”

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