Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, 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. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Vying for the Viscount by Kristi Ann Hunter, currently on tour with JustRead Publicity Tours, LLC (the company I own with my book sisters).
and the first line is…
There were many things Hudson thought he should feel, given that this was the moment he’d anticipated and prepared for his entire life, but instead of satisfaction, excitement, or even fear, all he felt was ready.
For Hudson, the newly titled Viscount Stildon, moving to England from India where he was born and raised was already an arduous enough endeavor. When he learns the fate of the racing empire he inherited along with his title depends upon him getting in the good graces of another stable owner, he’s even more at a loss.
The stable at the neighboring estate has been Miss Bianca Snowley’s refuge for years, and when a strange man appears to be stealing the horses, she jumps to their protection without a second thought. Upon learning Hudson is actually the new owner, she can’t help but be intrigued by the area’s newest eligible bachelor.
Any thought of romance is quickly set aside, however, when Hudson proposes they work together to secure suitable spouses for each other. As their friendship grows, Hudson and Bianca begin to reconsider what they truly want in life. But will societal expectations and the weight of their responsibilities keep them from pursuing their true desires?
(1) winner will receive a print copy of Vying for the Viscount plus choice of two Northanger Soapworks bar soaps!
(3) additional winners will also receive a print copy of Vying for the Viscount!
This giveaway is hosted by JustRead Tours, not RimSP
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