First Line Friday (week 94): Written in Love

Posted February 23, 2018 by meezcarrie in Amish, Christian, First Line Fridays, Kathleen Fuller / 37 Comments


Happy Friday!

And welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!!

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


I’m continuing my feature of recent award nominees/finalists that I haven’t previously used for a FLF post.

The book I’m featuring today is Written in Love by Kathleen Fuller
a nominee for the 2017 RT Reviewer’s Choice Awards!

And the first line is….

“Dear Mr. Chupp,

Your letter was accidentally sent to my house.”

Congratulations, Kathleen, on the much-deserved nomination!!


Let me know the first line of the book closest to you & then head over to Hoarding Books to see who else is participating!

First Line Fridays hosted by Hoarding Books

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37 responses to “First Line Friday (week 94): Written in Love

  1. Andrea Stephens

    Hartville, TX 1886
    Hugh Sterling hopped off the train, hand on his sidearm, ready for trouble.
    First Line from the Prologue of Seven Brides for Seven Texas Rangers Romance Collection
    I ❤️ this return to Hartville!

    Happy Friday!

    • Andrea Stephens

      I forgot to add this important information. Seven Brides for Seven Texas Rangers Romance Collection is written by Erica Vetsch, Gabrielle Meyer, Amanda Barratt, Susan Page Davis, Kathleen Y’Barbo, Vicki McDonough, and Lorna Seilstad.
      It’s another GREAT collection written like one big book!

  2. Haley Resseguie

    “Propping open the door to her shop,Vivienne Rivard listened to a distant rumble that vibrated the windows and shivered in her chest.”

    A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green

    Hope you have a great weekend, Carrie!

  3. Happy Friday!!

    My FLF comes from a book I’m hoping to get to soon, Looking for a Hero by Debbie Macomber.

    Savannah Charles watched the young woman wandering around her bridal shop, checking prices and looking more discouraged by the moment. Her shoulders slumped and she bit her lip when she read the tag on the wedding gown she’d selected.

    Have a great weekend!!

  4. Happy Friday!
    Over on my blog this week I’m sharing the first line from Sarah Sundin’s “The Sea Before Us”. It’s a fantastic story!
    Here I’ll share with you the first line from chapter 5 of the same book.
    “Teleprinters chattered and telephones buzzed, and Dorothy carried a stack of diagrams into the intelligence office.”

  5. Kay Garrett

    “Hi, everyone,” the young woman with the rounded belly on a stick-thin frame, long blond hair, and large haunted eyes, began.
    FIFTH NIGHT
    By Kathi Daley

  6. Caryl Kane

    PROLOGUE

    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20
    ATLANTA, GA
    CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL

    “It’s time,” the voice said. “Remember what we told you.” – No Place To Hide by Lynette Eason

    Happy Friday and Happy Reading!

  7. Rebecca Maney

    “With the hiss of smoothing irons and the starchy scent of soap trailing her, Ella toted a bundle of hospital linens up the steps.”

    Guess what book I am re-reading for my book club on Monday night????

    “How will you go to a lion?”

  8. “The worst part of having someone tell you about their vacation is trying to pretend you’re HAPPY for them.” Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway by Jeff Kinney

  9. Elly

    [ACT 1 Scene 1. Before Leonato’s house.]

    Enter Leonato, Governor of Messina, Hero his daughter, and Beatrice his niece, with a Messenger.

    Leonato: I learn in this letter that Don Pedro of Aragon comes this night to Messina.

    -Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

  10. Gloria

    I am enjoying Beneath The Surface by Lynn H Blackburn. Here is the first line:

    Homicide investigator Ryan Parker flashed a thumbs-up to his dive buddy and fellow homicide investigaotr, Gabe Chavez.

  11. I’m sharing from Michelle Griep’s The Innkeeper’s Daughter on my blog today, so here are the opening lines of another current read, Winter in Thrush Green by Miss Read:

    “Autumn had come early to Thrush Green. The avenue of horse-chestnuts, which ran across its northerly end, blazed like a bonfire.”

    Happy Friday!

  12. Paula S.

    My first line us from Fugitive Spy by Jordyn Redwood:
    As CIA spy Casper English crossed the threshold into the abandoned home, the faint wheezes of a man teetering on death whispered just above the gusting snowstorm.

  13. Melissa

    Prologue
    The sea was calm, glittering beneath the moon like an endless sheet of diamonds.

    Nevermor by Lani Lanore

  14. Cyndi

    “Nick Chastain heard the sound of horse’s hooves and looked up from the irrigation pipes he’d set on the ground.” ~ You’re Gonna Love Me by Robin Lee Hatcher

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