Category Archives: 1st sentence friday

1st Sentence Friday

“Glenlivet, light on the rocks.”  ~ Duplicity by Jane Haseldine

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1st Sentence Friday

“I stood on the threshold of my room, my hand on the door knob.”

~ Beloved Poison by E.S. Thomson

1st Sentence Friday

“Lizzie Redhead listened.” ~ The Moth Catcher by Ann Cleeves

1st Sentence Friday

“What ‘exactly you make of this, Ranger?”  ~ Strong Cold Dead by Jon Land

1st Sentence Friday

“He worked on his knees now, as if praying.”

~ Killing Bay by Chris Ould

1st Sentence Friday

“The last thing Frank Borman needed was a phone call when he was trying to fly his spacecraft.”

~Apollo 8 by Jeffrey Kluger

1st Sentence Friday

“My mother had always been the one to pick me up from nursery school, but one late June afternoon in 1969, a couple of weeks before my fourth birthday, my father arrived first and pushed me into the backseat of his gray Chevy Malibu.”

~ Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution by Peter Andreas

1st Sentence Friday

“On Thursday, September 5th, 1912, Ellen Grice let out a terrifying scream.”

~ Blood at the Root: a Racial Cleansing in America by Patrick Phillips