First Line Fridays hosted by Hoarding Books

First Line Fridays — Shelter in the Storm

Today, we’re joining a JustRead Publicity Tours blog tour and giveaway celebrating…

 

Shelter in the Storm by Laurel Blount

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First Line:
There would be no more gentle days.


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TOUR GIVEAWAY

(1) winner will receive an Amish Meets Amazon prize package including a silver Shelter in the Storm bookmark, a hand-knitted dishcloth, a package of Amish church mints, and a $25 Amazon gift card!

Shelter in the Storm JustRead Giveaway

Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway began at midnight May 24, 2021 and lasts through 11:59 PM EST on May 31, 2021. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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22 thoughts on “First Line Fridays — Shelter in the Storm

  1. My first line is from Come Back To Me by Jody Hedlund:
    “Your father is in a coma.”
    Happy reading!

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  2. Happy Friday! My first line is from “Crazy for You” by Susan May Warren and Michelle Sass Aleckson:

    “The plan was easy. Bring Oreos, kiss his mother, and skedaddle.”

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  3. May 4 post:
    Along a Storied Trail by Ann Gabhart
    Everybody thought Tansy Calhoun was heartbroken after Jeremy Simpson threw he4 over for Jolene Hoskins.

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  4. My first line today is from On The Cliffs of Foxglove Manor by Jaime Jo Wright.
    “Your father is in a coma”

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    • Boy did I goof!
      Here’s the real quote from Foxglove Manor:
      “ He had ruined death for her, and the hope of it.”

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  5. This week I’m featuring The Heart’s Charge by Karen Witemeyer
    Llano, Texas. Spring 1894

    When Mark Wallace left Gringolet two days ago to deliver a prize gelding to a wealthy rancher west of Llano, he never dreamed he’d be called upon to deliver a baby too.

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  6. This week I am featuring Chasing Shadows by Lynn Austin, a stupendous book!

    The Netherlands. may 1945 prologue
    Every sound in the coal-black night seemed magnified as Lena lay awake in bed, waiting. She heard the quiet rustlings of the shadow people as they crept through the darkness in her farmhouse.

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  7. My first line for July 2 is from The Chase by Lisa Harris:
    Madison James burned through the final sixty seconds of her workout on the stationary bike, then released a slow breath.

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  8. “Two days after I was fired from the FBI and five days before I opened for business as a private investigate, I was told that the best way to build a clientele was by word of mouth.” Original Sin by Brandt Dodson

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