First Line Friday – The Yellow Lantern

Happy Friday, reader friends! Has anyone been reading and enjoying the True Crimes series from Barbour Books? I haven’t quite got to The Yellow Lantern by Angie Dicken yet, but I’ve been hearing a lot about it lately and it sounds like an intriguing read. And then there’s that first line…

Are you a true crimes kind of reader?

The Yellow Lantern

Angie Dicken

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FIRST LINE

Heaven stank of tallow and shone a honey glow.



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6 thoughts on “First Line Friday – The Yellow Lantern

  1. The Yellow Lantern is such a good story!
    My first line this week is from “A Lady’s Maid” by Jen Geigle Johnson
    London, England 1831
    Molly O’Malley’s coal-powder disguise hid her creamy skin and blended with her black-clad form in the shadows of the early morning.

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  2. Happy Friday! My first line is from “Brett, Billionaire Bodyguard” by Autumn Macarthur & Alexa Verde:

    “Brett Jarvis grimaced, yawned, and snatched up his ringing cell phone. Two a.m. phone calls rarely meant good news, especially in his business.”

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  3. My first line is from The Killing Tide by Dani Pettrey

    Wrightsville, North Carolina
    “ Fire ripped through Finn’s right shoulder, ricocheting down his arm”

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  4. Happy Friday!

    On my blog, I’m sharing the first line from A Dangerous Legacy by Elizabeth Camden: https://christianfictiongirl.blog/2019/08/01/first-line-friday-96/. I’m currently on chapter two of A Daring Venture by Camden. I’m on a Camden kick! 😀

    “By the time Rosalind arrived at the crowded Manhattan restaurant to meet Mr. Drake, her nerves were wound as tight as a piano wire.”

    Hope you have an excellent weekend! 😀❤📚

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  5. Happy Friday!
    On my blog today I’m sharing the first few lines from A Glitter of Gold by Liz Johnson but I’m currently reading Whose Waves These Are by Amanda Dykes so I’ll share the first line from chapter 24 here: “Bess’s words travel with Annie down to the landing.” This book is soo good so far! Hope you have a great weekend!

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