First-Line Fridays, Weekly Themed Posts

First-Line Friday #160

The Gentleman and the Thief

The Dread Penny Society, #2

by Sarah M. Eden

London, 1865

Hollis Darby learned two things at the knee of his not-so-dear, long-departed, low-life, scoundrel of a father: how to gamble beyond what was advisable and how to be an utter disappointment to his family.


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12 thoughts on “First-Line Friday #160”

  1. From Davis Bunn’s BURDEN OF PROOF: “ Ethan gave a mental shrug. For the first time since he’d received the news, his fear of death was balanced with the power of choice.” From Chapter 3, page 25

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  2. Need to put Sarah on my TBR list!
    My first line this week is from Grave Christmas Secrets by Sharee Stover:
    Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead. Forensic anthropologist Taya McGill disagreed with Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote,

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  3. Happy Friday! My first line is from “One Christmas Wish” by Marion Ueckermann:

    “Bye, Delaney. See you next week for another of your delicious cheesecakes.”

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