Christmas Diamond: First Line Friday #22

First Line Fridays

Wow! Our house is full of traditional Thanksgiving fixins and abnormally clean (thanks to our fevered binge cleaning last week) plus our Christmas tree is on full display… it looks like our holiday season is in full swing!

Unfortunately, we’ve had a windy, rainy, dreary sort of week here (and the thought of imminent social functions always sets me off kilter) so I think a little reading escape (at the very least for the sake of my sanity) is essential. Somewhere warm and relaxing sounds like just the ticket!

Christmas Diamond by Hallee Bridgeman

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Christmas Diamond by Hallee Bridgeman

Faith Green shifted the bill of the cotton painter’s cap on her head and squinted out at miles and miles of the Florida Keys’ translucent turquoise waters.

*sigh* I feel better already. There’s just something special about that gorgeous Gulf vista, simply bringing it to mind soothes and calms me (and that’s a very good thing for my husband and children)!


So, open the book nearest to you and post the first line in a comment below!

Then go see what these First Line Ladies are up to:

Carrie @ Reading is My Superpower

Rachel @ Bookworm Mama

Sydney @ Singing Librarian Books

Andi @ Radiant Light

Heather @ Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen

If you’d like to share the First Line Friday fun on your blog, let Carrie know!

12 thoughts on “Christmas Diamond: First Line Friday #22

  1. “Hattie Alexander let out a sigh as she opened up the front door to Savannah House and plopped herself down on the chaise in the parlor.” From Heart of Mine by Belle Calhoune

  2. 7 Heart Ranch, Hartville, Texas

    “Quiet down, now.” George Washington Hart put his hands flat on the dining room table and levered himself upright. “I have something to say.” – 7 Brides for 7 Texans Romance Collection by Erica Vetsch, Amanda Barratt, Susan Page Davis, Keli Gwyn, Vickie McDonough, Gabrielle Meyer and Lorna Seilstad. It just came in today’s mail.

    HAPPY FRIDAY!

  3. My first line is from Jaded by Varina Denman, which I am also giving away this week.

    “Ruthie, did you hear? There’s a new kid up at the school.”

  4. London February 1770, My Precious Lord; My only hope; My Saviour, How I need you now. Eleanor Morgan repeated the words, over and over, scrubbing her fingernails more vigorously with each repetition. I know, I cheat…Haha! The Captive Heart by Michelle Griep

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