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 Between the Wild Branches by Connilyn Cossette, currently on tour with JustRead Publicity Tours, LLC (the company I own with my book sisters).
and the first line is…
“My fist slammed into my opponent’s jaw, the collision so jarring that I felt the vibration of it all the way to my shoulder.”
Ten years ago Lukio fled Kiryat-Yearim, where he’d been adopted by the Levite family who guarded the Ark of the Covenant. Feeling betrayed by everyone, he returned to his birthplace in Philistia to become a famous fighter. Now the champion of Ashdod, Lukio has achieved every goal with the help of his ruthless cousin. But just as he is set to claim the biggest prize of all, the daughter of the king, his past collides with his present in the form of Shoshana.
After a heartbreaking end to her secret friendship with Lukio, Shoshana thought to never see the boy with the dual-colored eyes and the troubled soul again. But when she is captured in a Philistine raid and enslaved
in Ashdod, she is surprised to find that the brutal fighter known as Demon-Eyes is Lukio himself.
With explosive secrets and unbreakable vows standing between them, finding a way to freedom for both may cost them everything.
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In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 The Bible NIV
My first line is from Since You’ve Been Gone by Tari Faris
You can fail only so many times.
My First Line is “In your most wildest dream, who were you?” The Dream of You by Jo Saxton.
Well, that line will get your attention!! Happy Friday!
I started that book but I think I’m goind to read the companion one first.
My first line comes from Crossed Lines by Jennifer Delamere:
London, England. June 1881
Mitchell B. Harris, better known to readers of the Era as Our London Correspondent, leaned casually on the desk of John Munson, toying with his cane while Munson chuckled over what he was reading.
“What is God like? by Rachel Held Evans and Matthew Paul Turner is how the wonderful children’s (and adults’) book starts, titled “What is God Like?”
My first line comes from Night Watch by Susan Sleeman: https://daniellegrandinetti.com/2021/08/20/first-line-friday-night-watch/
yay! I can’t wait to read that one!
I was born in water. Surviving Savannah – Patti Callhan
yay! that’s on my TBR
“Brogan received a note from Vera two days after the discovery of Mr. Sorokin’s forged papers.”
from The Merchant and the Rogue by Sarah M. Eden.
Have a great weekend! 🙂❤📚
such a great read!
The sun seared my face, but I couldn’t steer my eyes away. The Egyptian Princess by KD Holmberg
that’s a great first line!
And this, children, is a drawing of the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.
“With This Pledge” by Tamera Alexander
Connilyn’s is comingup in my TBR pile. I loved the first book in that series. 🤩🥰📚
Tammy’s book is great too!
What an interesting story of Biblical fiction!
Connilyn writes great Biblical fiction 🙂
Cow manure spewed from the burst pipe and rained down on him like retribution. The Sowing Season by Katie Powner. I’m halfway through and loving it!
that visual though… LOL