Last but not least the 4th page of my summer reading list. It has been fun to check out all the first lines of all the books. Some made me want to jump right in and see what happened next and others quietly invited me in. So which ones are you reading?
An Extra Mile – Sharon Garlough Brown – contemporary – #4 Sensible Shoes series – In the three weeks since her mother’s death, Becca Crane had learned one thing about grief: there was no predicting what might trigger a deluge of emotions.
The Edge of Over There – Shawn Smucker –fantasy – (releases in July) – (prologue) – Abra could almost feel the rain, even though it was only a dream.
The House on Foster Hill – Jaime Jo Wright – suspense – Death had a way of creeping up on a soul, and Ivy Thorpe was determined that when it visited her, she would not be surprised.
Hurricane Season – Lauren K. Denton – contemporary – She usually stayed in bed until at least six, but this morning she was restless, like animals get when the barometric pressure drops before a storm.
The Man He Never Was – James L. Rubart – contemporary – Toren Daniels rolled over in bed and the light pierce his closed eyelids, which meant five a.m. had come and gone.
Until We Find Home – Cathy Gohlke –WWII – Lightning crackled, splitting the night sky over Paris, illuminating the letters painted on the bookstore window across the street: La Maison des Amis des Livres.
Loving Luther – Allison Pittman – historical – My father always told me if I never took a sip of wine, I’d never shed a single tear.
Blind Spot – Dani Pettrey – #3 Chesapeake Valor – romantic suspense – Luke crouched behind an orange shipping container, dreading to think what it held.
Steal Away Home – Billy Coffey – contemporary – We cross the river when I see in the rearview that the cabbie has something to say to me.
The View from Rainshadow Bay – Colleen Coble – #1 A Lavender Tides Novel – romantic suspense – The wind blew her long black hair across her face and obscured her vision as she ran through the lavender fields, the sweet aroma mixing with her perspiration.