First Line Friday (week 72): Plain Retribution

Posted August 25, 2017 by meezcarrie in Amish, Christian, contemporary, Dana R. Lynn, First Line Fridays, giveaway, mystery/suspense / 22 Comments

Happy Friday!

Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line.

The book I’m featuring today is Plain Retribution by Dana R. Lynn

And the first line is:

“She hated this time of night.”

Let me know your first line in the comments & then head over to see what First Lines these friends are sharing today:

Bookworm Mama || Singing Librarian Books || Faithfully Bookish || Radiant Light

Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen || All the Book Blog Names are Taken || Robin’s Nest

Fiction Aficionado || Bibliophile Reviews || Kathleen Denly || Lauraine’s Notes

With A Joyful Noise || A Baker’s Perspective || Joy of Reading || C Jane Read

Moments Dipped in Ink || Molly’s Cafinated Reads || Romances of the Cross

It’s Storytime with Van Daniker || Iola Goulton || The Christian Fiction Girl || Book Reviews by Tima

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22 responses to “First Line Friday (week 72): Plain Retribution

  1. Ooh! Good line.

    I’ve got the first line from “Will Not See” by Chautona Havig over on my blog today. Since it’s the second book in the ‘Sight Unseen’ series, I thought I would share the first line (or two) from the first book in the series, “None So Blind”, here:

    “Her arm stretched out from beneath the covers. Later, she would admit that in that moment her world changed irrevocably.”

    Have a great weekend!

  2. Rebecca Maney

    “999! 999-“. The voice clicked off.” “Crisis Shot” by Janice Cantore. Loving it so far. (and by the way, 999 is code for “officer needs help”)

  3. carylkane

    Huge hands ripped at Cole Sanders’ shirt and yanked him away from Audrey Vaughn’s embrace. Tackling the Fields by Janet Ferguson

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  4. Becky Smith

    Oooohhh! Going to check out that book!

    Happy Friday! My first line is from Destitutio by Brett Armstrong, which I am excited to start reading:
    “The grisly, grey swirls churned up before Marcus, a thin mask to the merciless heat.”

  5. Kay Garrett

    She hated this time of night.
    Plain Retribution by Dana R. Lynn

    It’s funny that I am reading the same book as you mentioned in this weeks First Line Friday! 🙂

  6. Why does she hate this time of night? Sounds intriguing!

    I’m featuring “A Name Unknown” by Roseanna M. White on the blog today, but the closest book I have to me right now is “The Writing Desk” by Rachel Hauck.

    “This should by night of triumph. To be queen of her world. An acclaimed, best-selling, award-winning author with the literati bowing at her feet.”

    Happy Weekend!

  7. Gloria Anderson

    From Merry and Bright by Debbie Macomber

    “Mom, I need to work overtime, so I won’t be home to help with dinner.”

  8. Happy Friday, Carrie! Have you recovered from CFRR yet? 😉 Here’s what I’ve got…first line from Slave, by Laura Frances… “There’s a dripping sound echoing in this darkness.”
    I’m almost done with this book…and dystopian fans, fans of action, intense storytelling, and profoundly threaded truth… don’t miss this book. Seriously.

  9. That looks interesting! Thanks for having the giveaway!

    This weekend I’m reading Kim Vogel Sawyer’s “Bringing Maggie Home.” I’m a little over halfway and it’s such a GREAT read! Here’s the first line:
    Mid-July 1943
    “Hazel set a porcelain cup and saucer on the overturned apple crate in front of her little sister. ‘Madam, would you like cream and sugar in your tea?'”

  10. Intriguing! I do like a good Amish Suspense story. 😀

    My first line is from Pam Hillman’s The Promise of Breeze Hill:

    “Connor O’Shea braced his boots against the auction block and glared at the crowd gathered on the landing.”

  11. Paula S.

    Conner O’Shea braced his boots against the auction block and glared at the crowd gathered on the landing.
    From The Promise of Breeze Hill by Pam Hillman

  12. Pam K.

    “Something wasn’t right. Rylee Monroe unclipped the leash from Romeo’s collar, then stood still in the quiet kitchen, all senses alert.” From Beguiled by Deeanne Gist and Mark Bertrand.

  13. ohh.. great line!
    My first line this week is from Vow Unbroken by Caryl McAdoo
    “He took the pinch of cotton Sue offered and rubbed it between his short, pudgy fingers.”

  14. I’m currently in the middle of reading Rule of Law by Randy Singer. It’s not typically a genre (military/legal) I read, but it’s so engaging. Here’s the first line:

    “They descended like vultures from the C-17 transport plane, silhouettes against a quarter moon in a tar-black sky.”

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