First Line Friday

The Final Vow

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

The Final Vow
A Living History Museum Mystery
by Amanda Flower

This week's line is:

“The vow that binds too strictly snaps itself”
—Lord Alfred Tennyson

” Krissie Pumpernickel dreamed about being being a June bride, and Krissie Pumpernickel got what she wanted.”

I adore this book, and the author always has charming character names. I just had to highlight the Tennyson quote and Krissie. I hope if you are a cozy fan that you find Amanda’s work and dig in!

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. Becky Smith

    Happy Friday!! My first line us from A Matter of Trust by Susan May Warren: “Gage Watson blamed the trouble on the bright, sunny day.”

  2. Jessica Baker

    Oh my goodness I love that church! And Amanda’s books are awesome!
    Just started Cara Putnam’s Beyond Justice. “If he didn’t find that flash drive now, he would have to disappear.”

    • Bree Herron

      Nice! I really like your line!

  3. Trisha

    The cover with the little church sets a good scene. Great first line 🙂

    • Bree Herron

      Thanks! I love this author!

  4. Heather

    Brilliant and mysterious first line…happy Friday!

  5. Andi

    Happy Friday! Mysterious!

  6. Andrea Stephens

    My first line is from Anne Love’s “The Gardener’s Daughter” in the Of Rags and Riches romance collection.
    Thump, Thump. She could plant herself in a library world such as this one forever.

    Happy Friday!

  7. Sarah

    Happy Friday Bree!!

  8. Beth Erin

    You find such unique covers, Bree! Have a great week!

    • Bree Herron

      Thanks Beth!


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