It’s Friday! Yay! I love sharing these first lines with you all and reading the lines you share with me. It’s so fun to discover new books and authors together.
Today I’m sharing the first line from a book by an author I have recently come across and sincerely enjoyed. The author is Nerys Leigh and the book is titled A Hope Unseen. It’s the second book in her Escape to the West series, but can easily be read as a stand alone (the references to her first book/characters in the series will simply pass unnoticed).
June, 1869Sara crept down the staircase, carefully keeping her stockinged feet to the edge where she knew none of the steps would creak.
I know I listed mail order brides as one of the things I was tired of reading back in January of 2016, but as I stated then, there is a reason this premise is so popular. It’s fun, it’s adventuresome, and there is just something romantically thrilling in idea of it. More importantly, Nerys Leigh managed to add a unique element to her plot which I hadn’t read before in a mail order bride story. Not saying it hasn’t been done (I haven’t thoroughly researched to figure that out), just that I haven’t seen it done, so it was new to me and I enjoyed it.
Now it’s your turn! Grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line!
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