Category Archives: 1st sentence friday

First Sentence Friday

“He’s watching, Bill Sidey thinks.” ~ As Good As Gone by Larry Watson

First Sentence Friday

“There is proud happiness, happiness born of doing good work in the light of day, years of worthwhile labor, and afterward being tired, and content, and surrounded by family and friends, bathed in satisfaction and ready for a deserved rest – sleep or death, it would not matter.”  Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers

First Sentence Friday

“Elinor was halfway up the drive when she sensed she was being watched.”
~ Noonday by Pat Barker

First Sentence Friday

“A few careless minutes, and the boy was gone.” ~ 300 Days of Sun by Deborah Lawrenson

First Sentence Friday

“Maggie Rayburn had just come from eating birthday cake in the employees’ lunchroom when a document sitting in plain sight on her boss’s desk caught her eye.”

~ Now and Again by Charlotte Rogan

First Sentence Friday

“I have a family photograph that was taken on a Christmas Eve sometime in the early 1960s.” ~ We Were Brothers by Barry Moser

First Sentence Friday

“The boy awoke to his father’s scream.”
~ The Slaughter Man by Tony Parsons

First Sentence Friday

“The children began to arrive soon after Engel came to the house.”
~ from The Children’s Home by Charles Lambert