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Thursday, October 5, 2017

First Line Fridays - Lady Jayne Disappears

Happy Friday!!!

Today is the first week that we are linking up to our new group blog Hoarding Books! Make sure you stop by to join in more FLF fun! We will begin hosting different features and authors and bloggers there as well. But never fear, Bookworm Mama is staying the way it is...You just have more places that you can find my rambling crazy self on the interweb. 😜
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For today's First Line...I am featuring the book that I am currently reading...And people...GET YOUR HANDS ON THIS BOOK!!! I am almost half way done and I am SO in love with the story! Stay tuned for the review in a few days. And because there are SO MANY good things and lines in this book....I am going to break all the rules...


Prologue

Walk among the normal folk by day, but in your heart
know you are Robin Hood in disguise.
~ Woolf Harcourt

London, England, 1861
"Well, Miss Harcourt. Are you, or are you not, Nathaniel Droll?"

OK...OK...I'm done...But did I share enough to grip your attention? The WORST part about this book is this: The chapters are the PERFECT length. Not too short, not too long..."How is this a bad thing?" you ask. This means it is too easy to justify "JUST ONE MORE CHAPTER!!!"



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29 comments:

  1. I’m currently reading An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter, and that’s the book I’m doing on my FLF post today, so here I will post the first line from the novel I’m reading next. The next book on my schedule is Rancher to the Rescue by Barbara Phinney.

    Proud Bend, Colorado, April, 1883

    “Did I read that right?” Clare Walsh peered up from her chair at the Recording Office in Proud Bend, Colorado. She blinked rapidly. “My parents are gone?”

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  2. I really hope I get a chance to read this soon!

    I'm sharing the first line from Lynn Austin's new release 'Where We Belong' on my blog this week, so I'm going to share the first line of the book I just finished here: The Case of the Clobbered Cad by Debra E. Marvin.

    "Heather Munro gazed down Victoria Street so long, she became another gray-suited statue along the Royal Mile."

    Have a great weekend!

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    1. This one is waiting for me in my kindle.

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  3. This is my first Friday joining in on the fun and I love it! I shared the same book too. I hope to start reading it this weekend. The opening has me so intrigued. :)

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    1. Savanna, I'm so excited you have joined FLF!

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    2. Yaaay Savannah! So happy to have you with us! Be warned...it is addicting!

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  4. This book looks so good! Of course, any book set in England will be wonderful. :) Happy Friday!

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    1. Agreed! And it is SO good! Finished it this morning!

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  5. Oh my goodness! I want to read this so badly..and I love that Robin Hood line!

    I'm sharing about "Witness Protection" by Carol Kinsey on the blog today, but I'm going to share the first line from the book I'm currently reading here.

    "All of the stories have been written, including mine."
    Lu. by Beth Troy

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    1. Oh I like that one! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. It does sound interesting. I'll have to check it out.

    I've joined the FLF fun and featured a book on my blog, but I will feature a different one here: After A Fashion by Jen Turano. I haven't started it yet, but it's next on my list of books to read. "Miss Peabody, I do so hate to interrupt your work, but an urgent message has just arrived that requires immediate attention."

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    1. I ADORE JEN!!!! One of my very favorite author friends! <3

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  7. I finished this one this week. It was such a surprise, in the best kind of way!

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  8. I'm sharing the first line in the Prologue of Delia Latham's "Autumn Falls"
    "Messenger."

    Happy Friday!

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    1. Ooooooh....why does this grip my attention so severely?

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  9. Happy Friday!!! My first line is from Mission Undercover by Virginia Vaughan:

    "Blake Michaels pulled into the parking lot of Northshore Medical Center and cut the engine."

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    1. Oh goodness, this doesn't sound like a positive scene...

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  10. HAPPY FRIDAY!!!

    I’m reading The Second Chance Brides Collection. My first line comes from Chapter 2 of Married by Mistake by Laura V. Hilton.

    The crush of people in the Grand Hotel ballroom overwhelmed Thomas to the point he wanted to turn around and have his driver take him home.

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    1. Sounds exactly what my response would be

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  11. November 13, 1863
    Franklin, Tennessee
    21 miles south of Nashville
    “Very nice stitching, Mrs. Prescott.”
    Christmas at Carnton by Tamera Alexander

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    1. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I am starting this one soon!!!!

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  12. YES. Everyone. GO GET THIS BOOK. :D

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    1. (that's not my first line - just a command lol)

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    2. And y'all....Carrie is the Blogger/Reader QUEEN...so you should definitely heed her advice!

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  13. I'm hearing so many good things about this book! So many books, so little time ... I don't need to cook, clean, or sleep, do I?

    I'm sharing from Where We Belong by Lynn Austen on my blog, but I'm currently reading Cardiac Event by Dr. Richard Mabry. Here's the first line:

    Dr. Cliff Hamilton watched the bright green lines of the EKG dance across the monitor screen.

    I'm finding Cardiac Event is perhaps more medical murder mystery than thriller, but there is plenty of suspense and I'm enjoying it. I'll post a full review on my website next week.

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  14. I think I saw this book on one, maybe two, other FLF post this week. The premise is interesting, but my TBR is so long, can you imagine what would happen if I started adding fiction to it??!! OI!

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