First Line Friday (week 105): The Mother Keeper

Posted May 11, 2018 by meezcarrie in Christian, contemporary, First Line Fridays, Paula Scott / 31 Comments

Happy THIRD birthday to my tenderhearted & hilarious nephew Benji ♥

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.

Next week, I will be continuing my feature of recent award nominees/finalists.
But TODAY we are pausing to participate in the Mother’s Day special edition of FLF.

The book I’m featuring today is The Mother Keeper by Paula Scott!

And the first line (of Chapter 1) is…

“They say the truth will set you free, but what if the truth ruined your life?”

You can read this book for FREE with Kindle Unlimited!

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

If you’re a blogger or just a social media-er, we’d love for you to join us too!


31 responses to “First Line Friday (week 105): The Mother Keeper

  1. Gloria

    I finished a great book a few days ago, Where Hopes Begins by Catherine West.

    Chapter 1
    “The heart will break, but broken live on.”
    Lord Byron

    My husband is leaving me.

    • Carrie

      Oh goodness. I’m looking forward to reading this one but I’ve heard I need 20 packs of Kleenex. Lol!

  2. Megan Hamsher

    Jerry Patterson stared out the yawning black whole in the side of the plane.

    A Flute in the Willows by Carole Brown

  3. Kay Garrett

    Happy Birthday Benji ♥!

    “Thank you, Hope Early, for joining us and sharing all of your tips for spring cleaning. I’m sure you’ve inspired our listeners to get busy and start cleaning out their homes,” Morning Pete of WPTX radio said.
    By Debra Sennefelder

  4. Happy Friday! Happy Birthday Benji!!??

    My first lines come from a book I will be reading later this month, The Christmas Sisters by Sarah Morgan.

    There are good anniversaries, and bad anniversaries . This was a bad one and Suzanne chose to mark the moment with a nightmare.

    Have a great weekend and Happy Reading!???

  5. Tracey Hagwood

    Happy bday to Benji, I can see him holding his hand just so to hold up three fingers the way little people do, so I’m smiling about that!

    I love your first line, intriguing!

    “Paige McAllister didn’t think it was possible, but there was something worse than being single and thirty at your nineteen-year old sister’s wedding.”
    From The There was You by Kara Isaac

    Happy reading weekend ya’ll!

  6. Happy Friday! On my blog today, I am featuring a book by Georgette Heyer, “A Civil Contract.” Here, I will share the first line of chapter 10 in that same novel. “Few invitations conferred so great a distinction on the social aspirant as one to Nassington House.” Enjoy your weekend!

  7. The book I’m sharing on my blog is Unblemished by Sara Ella but I’m currently reading called The Road Home by Beverly Lewis. I shared the first line last week so I’ll share the first line of chapter 22 where I am right now: ” The next morning, after the four o’clock milking and a nice hot breakfast, Mimi suggested Harley take a lemon pound cake over to Abram Mast’s for his birthday.” Cake anyone? 😛 (I actually don’t like lemon pound cake though lol).

  8. Happy Friday!

    My first lines come from Melt For You by J.T. Geissenger

    “Top Ten Reasons Why The Holidays Suck”

    I’m featuring Casey L. Bond’s Unlocked on my blog today! Be sure to stop by to catch the first lines of this fairy tale retelling!

  9. Great first line!

    Happy Birthday to Benji, and Happy Cool Aunt’s Day (that’s a thing, right?)

    I’m celebrating 18 years since I became a mother this weekend. Time flies!

    I’m sharing the very long first line from A Defense of Honor from the new Haven Manor series by Kristi Ann Hunter on my blog today. It was one of those read-in-a-day books 🙂

    I’m currently reading Just Let Go by Courtney Walsh, a romance about a woman wanting to reconnect with the mother who abandoned her years ago. But the first line is from the viewpoint of the hero:

    He shouldn’t be here.
    A diner in some little tourist town in Michigan was no place for Grady Benson, but here he was.

    Have a great weekend!

  10. Melissa

    “It was a beautiful day for a funeral, and that didn’t exactly help the situation”.

    Descendant by Eva Truesdale

  11. Intriguing! Here are the first lines from the book I’m currently reading: ” ‘It is a truth universally acknowledged , that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.’ Madelynne DeBloom looked up from reading aloud from her cherished copy of Pride and Prejudice” – First Impressions by Debra White Smith

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