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First-Line Friday #155

Storing Up Trouble

American Heiress #3

by Jen Turano

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About the Book

September 1886

The truth of the matter was this — she, Miss Beatrix Waterbury, had been banished from New York, and all because she’d had the great misfortune of landing herself in jail … twice.


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18 thoughts on “First-Line Friday #155”

  1. Kathryn Stinson slowed to take the Lee exit for the Berkshires. After two and a half hours of high-speed driving on the Massachusetts Turnpike, she welcomed the shift to a more leisurely pace of travel and life in general, here in the westernmost corner of the state.
    SHUNTOLL ROAD by Leslie Wheeler
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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  2. Happy Friday!!

    Over on my blog I am sharing the first line from Miss Tavistock’s Mistake by Linore Rose Burkhard. “Mrs. Filbert! Only guess what I have learned from my uncle!” Miss Tavistock, the nineteen year old orphaned ward of the Duke of Trent, rushed across the great library of Toadingham to where her companion, Mrs. Filbert, lay settled upon a settee amongst layers of pillows near the fire, sniffling and sneezing.”

    https://www.musingsofasassybookishmama.com/2020/10/first-line-friday-miss-tavistocks.html

    Have lovely weekend!!

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  3. Happy Friday! My first line is from β€œValley of Shadows” by Candace West:

    β€œThe torrent swept away Lorena’s well-devised surprise into the muck.”

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  4. Love Jen’s books! That one was so cute.

    My first line is from POINT OF DANGER by Irene Hannon.
    β€œThe package was ticking.”
    Happy reading!

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