First Line Friday

The Matchmaker Bride Collection

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 week is a bit different, I have a new romance collection that I am swooning about, and just have to share each first line.

This Weeks First Line Friday Brought to You By

Matchmaker Bride Collection
Nine Matchmakers Have the Tables of Romance Turned on Them
by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer, Amanda Cabot, Lisa Carter, Ramona K. Cecil, Lynn A. Coleman, Susanne Dietze, Kim Vogel Sawyer, Connie Stevens, and Liz Tolsma

This week's line is:

“Emmie Mueller wore her favorite floral dress to the July wedding.”- The Homegrown Bride

“Everything was perfect.”- Miss Matched

“Deborah Johnson stared at the note her landlady had just delivered.”- The Unmatched Bride

“Len Montgomery stood and rubbed his aching lower back.”- A Match Made in Heaven

“Me marry you?”- Playing Possum

“Do you believe him to be the man of your dreams, Miss Wooley?”- The Tinman’s Match

“Danger shot through Rose Hamilton at the gleeful chants from the crowd around her.”- Hog Trough Bride

“Lyla Emerson peeked into her family’s post office box,and her heart leaped.”- The Backfired Bride

“The heat from the cast-iron oven blasted Sarah Trent’s face as she bent to retrieve the pan of biscuits while rowdy miners elbowed past each other to get their grub.”- Sing of the Mercy

I am a sucker for these collections, each time I read on of Barbour Publishing collections I find new authors, new stories and just a fun way to enjoy reading. I hope these lines inspire you to check out the Matchmaker Brides Collection.

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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10 Comments

  1. Becky Smith

    My first line is: “Preston Tyler lowered his feet from the deck railing & leaned forward as his gaze followed the Jeep pulling up next to the Fontaines’ cabin across the lake.” From Presumed Dead by Angela Ruth Strong

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  2. Andi

    Hi Bree!

    I’m a sucker for the collections too! I hope you have a great reading weekend!

    Reply
  3. Amanda Tero

    I’ve never read these types of collections yet. I notice Kim Vogel Sawyer as an author in this one. 😉 I featured a quote by her on my blog today. 🙂

    Reply
  4. Sarah

    I like collections too – I have found a few ‘cozy mysteries’ this way. BookBub is always good for that! Happy Friday 🙂

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    • Bree Herron

      I hope you enjoy them as much as I do! I find them to be just the right amount of mystery and charm!

      Reply
  5. Janet Ferguson

    Elyse McCord guided her Jeep down the gravel road for another slow pass.
    Christine Lynxwiler’s Cowgirl at Heart.
    I’m reading this for my local book club.

    Reply
    • Bree Herron

      Thanks for joining this week Janet!

      Reply
  6. Katie Donovan

    I’m not much of a collection reader, but I did love Barbour’s Message in a Bottle Romance Collection just released. Happy reading!

    Reply
  7. Heather

    I love novella collections! It gives me a chance to read new stories from authors I love and to also learn about new writers as well.

    Reply
  8. Beth Erin

    Those collections are a delightful addiction 😉

    Reply

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