First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Lethal Cover-Up

Posted July 30, 2021 by meezcarrie in Christian, contemporary, Darlene L. Turner, First Line Fridays, giveaway, mystery/suspense, romance / 17 Comments

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 Lethal Cover-Up by Darlene L. Turner, currently on tour with JustRead Publicity Tours, LLC (the company I own with my book sisters).

and the first line is…

They’re after me!


Well, that has my attention! How about yours?

Some secrets are dangerous…

But uncovering the truth could be deadly.

Border patrol officer Madison Steele knows her sister Leah’s fatal car crash was no accident. Someone’s willing to kill to cover up a pharmaceutical company’s deadly crime of distributing tainted drugs. Now they are after Madison to tie off loose ends. But with her high school sweetheart, Canadian police constable Tucker Reed, at her side, can Madison expose the company’s deadly plan before she becomes the next victim?

From Love Inspired Suspense: Courage. Danger. Faith.

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17 responses to “First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Lethal Cover-Up

  1. Lelia (Lucy) Reynolds

    There are days you live over and over again, for as long as you live. Yours Is The Night by Amanda Dykes.

  2. Gloria A

    “Car keys aren’t in here, either.” Neil Hamilton pulled his head out of the clothes dryer and banged the metal door shut.
    Lost and Found Faith by Laurel Blount

  3. Phyllis

    The coarse gray fabric of Hazel’s newly donned uniform felt uncomfortable and foreign against her skin.
    ~A Lady in Attendance
    By Rachel Fordham

  4. Love it! I am sure it will be a great read! My first line is from Woman in Shadow by Carrie Stuart Parks: “Why are those dogs barking?”

  5. Caryl Kane


    She didn’t move when I opened the door. The Letter Keeper – Charles Martin

  6. Trixi

    LLano County, Texas
    Spring 1894

    “When Mark Wallace left Gringolet two days ago to deliver a prize gelding to a wealthy rancher west of Llano, he never dreamed he’d be called upon to deliver a baby too. ”

    First line from The Heart’s Charge by Karen Witemeyer

  7. Pam K.

    “There are days you live over and over again, for as long as you live.” From Yours is the Night by Amanda Dykes. This is an unforgettable book that I highly recommend.

  8. Paula Shreckhise

    Love that cover. It sounds great.

    My first line comes from The Nature of Small Birds by Susie Finkbeiner.
    No matter how the world has changed over the course of my life, somehow crayons still smell the same way they did when I was a kid.

  9. Happy Friday!
    I’m currently reading The Ace of Hearts by Ashtyn Newbold. It’s pretty good! I’m on chapter 8, so I’ll share from there.
    “Bridget’s room was near Alice’s, tucked on the second floor among all the newly decorated ones.”
    Hope you have a great weekend! 🙂❤📚

  10. Toni Stevens

    “The long ago moment danced and breathed and lived inside her. “ Karen Kingsbury A Distant Shore

  11. Debra J Pruss

    Andi Lockley was halfway convinced her new neighbor was a werewolf. What If You & Me by Roni Loren.

  12. MS Barb

    The bullet embedded into the dusty wagon wheel, sending wood slivers flying. “A Cry From the Dust” by Carrie Stuart Parks

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