First-Line Friday: Shadow of the Storm

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Welcome to First-Line Friday! 🙂 And Happy Fall!

The book I’m featuring today is:

Shadow of the Storm

{Out of Egypt, Book 2}

by Connilyn Cossette

And the first line is:

17 Tammuz – 4th Month Out from Egypt

Wild drumbeats rumbled through the ground like distant thunder, pulsing in defiant rhythms and vibrating the hollows of my chest. My fingertips echoed the beat against my knee until a glare from my mother across the tent stilled their dance.

I loved and recommend Connilyn Cossette’s debut novel in this Biblical fiction series ~ You can find my review for that HERE ~ and I’ve been wanting to continue reading the series ever since. 🙂 Now, with books 2 & 3 on my TBR shelf, it’s just a question of finding the reading time.

Now, it’s your turn! What’s the first line of your current book – or the one nearest to you?
Or let me know – What’s a Biblical fiction novel that you’d recommend?
Then head on over to find out what first-lines these other First-Line-Friday folks are sharing today:

All the Book Blog Names Are Taken ~ Bibliophile Reviews ~ Bookworm Mama ~ Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen ~ Faithfully Bookish ~ Fiction Aficionado ~ Lauraine’s Notes ~ Radiant Light ~ Reading is My SuperpowerRobin’s Nest ~ Singing Librarian ~ Kathleen Denly ~ With A Joyful Noise ~ A Baker’s Perspective ~ Joy of Reading ~ CJaneRead ~ Moments Dipped in Ink ~ Molly’s Cafinated Reads ~ Romances of the Cross ~ It’s Storytime with Van Daniker ~ Iola Goulton ~ Christian Fiction Girl Reviews ~ Book Reviews by Tima ~ Sprinkles and Pink

{Please note: linking up with these blogs isn’t an endorsement of the books/content featured. 🙂 }

6 Comments, RSS

  1. Trisha Robertson September 22, 2017 @ 2:35 pm

    That is an excellent first line. It really sets the scene in the readers mind quite clearly.

  2. Andrea Stephens September 22, 2017 @ 3:57 pm

    Finding time to read all the books I want is impossible…but I’m trying.
    Here’s what I’m sharing today.
    How dare the stars still light the night and the James River continue to flow, when the one who made Lettie’s life bearable was gone?
    This is the first line from chapter 1 (not the prologue) of Carrie Fancett Pagels novella “Love’s Escape” in The Captive Brides Collection.

  3. Heather September 22, 2017 @ 5:11 pm

    Happy Friday!

  4. Caryl Kane September 22, 2017 @ 7:44 pm

    Connilyn’s series is on my MUST read list!

    Mrs. Pollifax had attended church that Sunday morning, and her hat-a garden of pale pink roses and green leaves-still sat on her head as she ate lunch in the sunny kitchen of her apartment. – The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Book 2) by Dorothy Gilman

  5. Ellie September 23, 2017 @ 1:09 am

    I’m sharing the first line from Becky Wade’s True to You. “Finding oneself at the mercy of a crazed gunman isn’t all fun and games.”

    • alicia grace September 23, 2017 @ 7:18 pm

      Haha! I should say not! 😉

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