First Line Friday

Scheduled to Death

It’s FRIDAY which means I get to share a great line once a week with your from a book I am reading. I found this to be an exciting and entertaining way to find new authors, books and bloggers. So I am opening up the book I have been reading this week, and going to the first chapter and finding the first line…

This Weeks First Line Friday Brought to You By

Scheduled To Death

A Maggie McDonald Mystery

by Mary Feliz

Dead Cold Brew

This week's line is:

“We don’t use the word Hoarder in my business.”

This week I also have the review of this wonderful book up, and it is a great read. You will really enjoy Mary’s books.  And her tips with each chapter are fun and informational.

Now it's Your Turn

Open the book nearest you and post the first line of the first chapter in the comments below, I would love to see into the book you are reading.

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  1. Heather

    Welcome to the group Bree! I love mysteries–I will have to check this book out.

    My first line for the week comes from Tea and Sympathy by Carol Cox:

    “Kate Hanlon settled back into the pillows propped against the headboard of her bed and stared down at her lap. The tray resting on her knees contained a steaming mug of tea and a plate holding one slice of lightly buttered toast.”

    Happy reading and happy Friday!

    • Bree Herron

      I love the title of this book, sounds like a good book!

  2. Laura F.

    It was an autumn of particular intensity.–Egg Drop Dead by Laura Childs.

    • Bree Herron

      This is such a good book!

    • Bree Herron

      I loved this book! Hope you enjoy it 🙂

  3. Beth Erin

    Welcome to the fun, Bree!!!

    “Your relation to the inmate?”
    Maybe It’s You by Candace Calvert

    • Bree Herron

      Haha, I love this line. Just enough to make a reader want to know the answer.

  4. Carrie @ Reading Is My SuperPower

    Welcome to the crazy! 🙂

    My first line at the moment comes from Erica Vetsch’s My Heart Belongs in Fort Bliss Texas – “Only the army would think a place like this worth defending.”

    • Bree Herron

      Love it, Erica always has such great first lines.

  5. Katie Donovan

    Welcome to the First Line Family! ???? I think I might need to get some website tips from you. Your site looks great!

    My first line this week is from Regina Jennings’ “For The Record”:

    Only a limited patch of Earth could claim the privilege of belonging to Texas. Not that he despised the rest of the world for its misfortune, but there was a difference.

    Have a good week 🙂

    • Bree Herron

      Oh this sounds good!

    • Bree Herron

      Katie, thank you for the compliment on my website, it has been a project of love!

  6. Andrea S.

    Hi Bree!
    I started a new book today. Very sad so far. I had to put it down for a bit.
    First Line from “Stars in the Grass” by Ann Marie Stewart
    Prologue- I spent the better part of my childhood sitting on a pew in the balcony of Bethel Springs First Presbyterian Church, listening to my dad’s long vowels as he preached on predestination.

    • Bree Herron

      It sounds like a great book, though a bit heavy, thanks for sharing!

    • Bree Herron

      Long vowels, I love it!

  7. Sydney @ Singing Librarian Books

    Better late than never.

    Paris, France
    May 1719

    “You shouldn’t be here.” With gentle authority, Julianne Chevalier ushered a man twice her age to the doorway of his young wife’s lying-in chamber.

    `Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green

    • Bree Herron

      LOVE This booK!!!!!

  8. Kathleen Denly

    Such an intriguing first line. Makes me wonder what the business is and why the person doesn’t like/use the word “hoarder.”

    The first line I’m sharing today is from Roseanna M. White’s “The Lost Heiress”: Tempation sat before her, compelling as the sea.

    If you like mysteries, this book might be your cup of tea.

    • Bree Herron

      This series is a hoot and full of great suspense and tips!

  9. Andi

    Hi Bree! We meet again! *snicker*

    My first line comes from Redeeming Grace by Jill Eileen Smith.

    1297 BC

    Naomi lifted the hem of her robe as her feet fairly flew down Bethlehem’s streets toward the outskirts of town.

    • Bree Herron

      Andi, I swear lol we have a great mind between us haha. Love your first line!


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