Welcome to First Line Friday’s hosted by Hoarding Books.

Today I am excited to be featuring A Bride of Convenience (The Bride Ships #3) by Jody Hedlund.
This immersive story is one that you won’t want to miss out on, especially if you are a fan of Marriage of Convenience stories. Be sure to circle back here on Monday to see my full review.

Vancouver Island
January 12, 1863

“I ain’t gonna make it, Zoe.”

Now it’s your turn!

Grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. To see what First Lines others are sharing this week head over to Hoarding Books.

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8 thoughts on “First Line Friday: A Bride of Convenience

  1. Happy Friday!

    I’ve been hearing great things about this one, and am really looking forward to getting to read it soon.

    On my blog today, I’m sharing the first line from Set the Stars Alight by Amanda Dykes:

    London, England
    May 1987:

    “The smell of cinders permanently etched the abandoned Bessette Match Factory into the minds of all who passed.”

    Hope you have a great weekend!

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  2. Happy Friday! I’m reading from an old book, and the kindle edition is free on Amazon. I have probably read it 10 times! My first line is from “Uncle Max” by Rosa Nouchette Carey:

    “It appears to me, looking back over a past experience, that certain days in one’s life stand out prominently as landmarks, when we arrive at some finger-post pointing out the road that we should follow.”

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  3. This Brides book should be in the mail to me.

    My first line is from A Gilded Lady by Elizabeth Camden which I finished this week.
    June 30, 1900
    There was no such thing as a typical day at the White House, but Caroline Delacroix’s morning took a particularly difficult turn the moment she walked into her crowded office,

    Happy Reading!

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  4. Happy Friday!!
    Over on my blog I shared one of the lines from Key to Everything by Valerie Frasier Luesse
    “Sometime during the night, it had begun to rain, a steady downpour pelting the tin roof of Aunt Gert’s bungalow and lightly misting Peyton’s face.”

    Can’t wait to read that Hedlund book I have it saved and ready to go!
    Have a lovely weekend!

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