Friday, March 15, 2019

First Line Fridays: The Memory House by Rachel Hauck

Happy Friday!

First Line Fridays is hosted by Hoarding Books and participants share the first line from a nearby
book.

Today I'm sharing the first line from The Memory House by Rachel Hauck:

"She was never afraid of the dark. But the light? Now that terrified her."

Have you read this book? What are you reading this weekend?

Have a great weekend! Happy reading!


About the Book:

Embracing the future means remembering the past . . .
When Beck Holiday lost her father in the North Tower on 9/11, she also lost her memories of him. Eighteen years later, she’s a tough New York City cop burdened with a damaging secret, suspended for misconduct, and struggling to get her life in order. Meanwhile a mysterious letter arrives informing her she’s inherited a house along Florida’s northern coast, and what she discovers there will change her life forever. Matters of the heart only become more complicated when she runs into handsome Bruno Endicott, a driven sports agent who fondly recalls the connection they shared as teenagers. But Beck doesn’t remember that, either.
Decades earlier, widow Everleigh Applegate lives a steady, uneventful life with her widowed mother after a tornado ripped through Waco, Texas, and destroyed her new, young married life. When she runs into old high school friend Don Callahan, she begins to yearn for change. Yet no matter how much she longs to love again, she is hindered by a secret she can never share.
Fifty years separate the women but through the power of love and miracle of faith, they each find healing in a beautiful Victorian known affectionately as The Memory House.


First Line Fridays hosted by Hoarding Books

10 comments:

  1. Can't wait to read Rachel's book! Happy Friday and weekend! My first line is from "KNOX: The Montana Marshalls" by Susan May Warren:

    "Oh goody, now Knox go to watch his trouble-making little brother break his ornery neck."

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    1. And Knox is a book that is on my wish list! Love Susan May Warren's books!

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  2. I can't wait to read this book!

    Happy Friday!

    Today on my blog I am sharing the first line from A Hero for Miss Hatherleigh by Carolyn Miller: https://christianfictiongirl.blog/2019/03/14/first-line-friday-79/. I am really enjoying the story! I am currently in the middle of chapter 19, so I will leave a line from that chapter.

    "Gideon waited in the drawing room, not daring to sit down, not daring to pace as he'd like to, in case the stoic footman at the door see him and make a fuss. What was taking her so long?"

    Hope you have a great weekend. Happy reading! πŸ™‚πŸ’œπŸ“š

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    1. That book looked so interesting to me! I'll have to put it on my wishlist!

      Have a great weekend!

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  3. I'll be reading this one soon!
    Today on my blog I shared the first line from Fated by Teri Terry but I'm currently reading Dead Letter by Chautona Havig. I just started so I'll share the first line from chapter 2 where I currently am: "Hard benches, spartan furnishings, packed conditions---though she'd purchased a second-class ticket as instructed, Madeline couldn't help but feel like she'd gotten little better than emigrant car accommodations." Hope you have a great weekend! Spring is in the air! :)

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  4. Happy Friday! Over on my blog I’m sharing from the first book in Robin Patchen’s Beauty in Flight trilogy. This is the first line from the second book, Beauty in Hiding:

    “Of course it was raining.”

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  5. I hope I get a chance to read this one.

    I've shared the first line from Crystal Walton's "Romancing the Conflicted Cowboy" on my blog, but since I'm reading Carolyn Miller's "A Hero for Miss Hatherleigh" right now, I'll share the first line of the scene I'm up to (in chapter 5):

    Gideon looked up from the specimen and almost dropped it.

    Have a great weekend :-)

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    1. A Hero for Miss Hatherleigh is on my wish list! Enjoy!

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