September 25, 2020

Novel Lives

Book Publicity, Reviews, Author Interviews, and Discussion Posts by Susan Crosby

First Line Friday Is Back… And… But… YOU HAVE TO HELP ME!

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?
Psst I found this at Becky’s Book Blog. Please go check her out!

 

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be a current read, ARC, TBR, favorite read, close your eyes and pick a book) and open to the first page.
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first.
  • Finally… reveal the book!

 
Cat Can't Even Cat

Dear Mr. Wexham,
I know you don’t know me but please, please, please you have to help me
Dear Mr. Wexham,
You don’t know me,  but you may have seen coverage of my case in the newspapers. The reason I am write to you is to ask you please
Dear Mr. Wexham,
I hope that’s the right way to address you. I have never written to a barrister before.
The first thing I have to say is that I know this is unconventional. I know I should have gone via my solicitor, but he’s
Dear Mr. Wexham,
Are you a father? An uncle? If so, let me appeal
Dear Mr. Wexham,
Please help me. I didn’t kill anyone

Ok are you ready ?????????????

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And No I Am Still Not Giving WordPress The Chance To Mess This Up…

 
 

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