Friday, October 16, 2020

First Line Fridays: Pearl in the Sand by Tessa Afshar

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 Pearl in the Sand by Tessa Afshar.

"Rehab tumbled into consciousness courtesy of an impatient nudge."

Have you read Pearl in the Sand? Book blurb below.

What are you reading this weekend? I'd love for you to share your book's first line!

Happy reading!

About the Book:

Can a Canaanite harlot who made her living enticing men be a fitting wife for a leader of Israel? Shockingly, the Bible’s answer is yes.

This 10th anniversary edition of Pearl in the Sand includes new features that will invite you into the untold story of Rahab’s journey from lowly outcast to redeemed child of God. Rahab’s home is built into a wall, a wall that fortifies and protects the City of Jericho. However, other walls surround her too, walls of fear, rejection, and unworthiness… Years of pain and betrayal have wounded Rahab’s heart—she doubts whether her dreams of experiencing true love will ever come true…

A woman with a wrecked past—a man of success, of faith... of pride. A marriage only God would conceive! Through the heartaches of a stormy relationship, Rahab and Salmone learn the true source of one another’s worth and find healing in God.

First Line Fridays hosted by Hoarding Books


  1. Happy Friday! I'm currently reading The Kissing Tree which is a collection of four novellas by four authors. The novella I'm reading now is called Broken Limbs, Mended Hearts by Regina Jennings and the first line is: "Bella Eden had always known when it would happen - the day before her eighteenth birthday."

    1. What an interesting first line! Thanks for sharing! :)

  2. Happy Friday! 🙂
    I'm currently reading The Light at Wyndcliff by Sarah E. Ladd. I'm liking it so far.
    "Outside the study window, a gentle rain tapped on the panes."
    Hope you have a great weekend. 🙂

  3. My current book is A Haven For Her Heart by Susan Anne Mason:
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada. November 1939
    Olivia Rosetti turned up the volume on the radio in the empty parlor.

    1. Thanks for sharing! I haven't read anything by Susan Anne Mason. Have a good rest of the weekend! :)

  4. Happy Friday!

    Over on my blog I am sharing the first line from Secret Beach Boyfriend by Kari Trumbo. "Annie Roman squinted into the bright setting sun at the ferry chugging into the dock."

    Have a lovely weekend!

  5. I am currently reading 50 Days of Heaven by Randy Alcorn. I’m only on Chapter Two, so I’ll share the first line from that chapter. Over the years, a number of people have told me, “We shouldn’t think about Heaven. We should just think about Jesus.” Have a wonderful weekend.