First Line Friday #53

I can't believe I missed First Line Friday last week! It was a crazy week trying to get caught up with everything after having been in Europe for two weeks. When I arrived home, I immediately had to work on launching my next novel. Since that's the book I've been reading the most this past month, and today is the release day, I will feature it for First Line Friday.The Marriage Maneuver is the 2nd Book in the Arranged Marriage Series. A masterful deception places two strangers in an arranged marriage neither anticipated nor desired.

Hampstead, EnglandMay 1819

Selina's trembling hand smoothed the skirt of the white muslin gown into place while her other hand clutched a bouquet of pink roses mixed with ivy and herbs. Was it only two hours prior, as her abigail carefully pinned the Mechlin lace veil onto the elaborate hairstyle she had created, that Selina still tenaciously clung to hope?

Okay, I know that's two lines. But I was tempted to give you a lot more than that. For a complete description of the book or a quick look inside, click on the book cover above or on the title of the book.Now it’s your turn. First Line Friday is something every reader can participate in. Pick up a book near you. Type the first line in the comments, along with the title of the book and the author. If you’d like, check out the books other readers have featured on their blogs by clicking on the Hoarding Books link at the end of this post.

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January 19, 2022