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First Line Fiction

on November 14, 2013

shutterstock_113641996A great opening line will hook you and draw you in.  Here are a few good ones…

A House Called Awful End by Philip Ardagh

“When Eddie Dickens was eleven years old, both his parents caught some awful disease that made them turn yellow, go a bit crinkly around the edges, and smell of old hot-water bottles.”

Frozen summer by Mary Jane Auch

“Mama left us for the first time one the sixth of June, 1816.”

Death-Defying Pepper Roux by Geraldine McCaughrean

“On the morning of his fourteenth birthday, Pepper had been awake for fully two minutes before realizing it was the day he must die.”

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