Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! 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 Home Tours, History & Homicide by Sally Bayless. This cozy mystery series is on my TBR list, partially because it looks cute and partially because I love golden retrievers 🙂
and the first line is…
If I didn’t know better, I’d think the repairman was about to tell me he’d found a dead body buried in the museum’s basement.
Libby Ballard, director of the history museum in the small town of Dogwood Springs, Missouri, is thrilled to be organizing a tour of local historic homes to benefit the museum.
Plans for the event are well underway when Libby stops by to confirm details with one of the homeowners—and finds he’s been murdered.
Join Libby, her golden retriever, Bella, and their friends as they solve this mystery!
Home Tours, History & Homicide is part of the Dogwood Springs Cozy Mystery Series. If you like a mystery with an animal who will win your heart, friends who feel like family, and a sweet small town, you’ll love this series!
A clean cozy mystery with a hint of romance.
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I am about to start The Secret to Happiness by Suzanne Woods Fisher. The first line:
Penn State Ice Cream School
State College, Pennsylvania
Friday, January 21
Ah, the irony. Two months ago, Callie Dixon had been the executive chef at one of the largest convention hotels in Boston, a hotel so highly esteemed that the Food Safety Conference chose to hold their annual meeting there.
That’s a great opening line.
I love the idea of First Line Friday. At the moment I’m busy with the April AtoZ Challenge, but will come back for this in May.
Lindsay enjoyed watching Phoebe get a group picture with her high school friends.
THE AMISH MOTHER’S SECRET by Diane Craver
My first line today is from Dawn’s Untrodden Green by Carolyn Miller:
Wooler Northumberland 1812
Stapleton Court of Wooler had, in its day, oft been described as a monument to quiet pretention.
Great opening line!!
Interesting first lines. I hope you have a great weekend!
It‘s been a while since I‘ve read a cozy mystery. Have fun with it!
I‘m a little late and using the lines from a book I started last night. Always this question comes up: Do I post the first line of the prologue or of the first chapter? This time around I did both:
i usually go with whichever one I like best haha
That’s a great first line! I’m currently reading Tunnel Creek Ambush by Kerry Johnson and the first line is: “Kinsley Miller crept toward Whisper Mountain Tunnel, a prickling sensation climbing the back of her neck.” I hope you have a good rest of the weekend!
ooo what a great first line for a suspense!