First Lines: October 2017
A monthly look at some of the best opening lines from titles by BookLife authors.October brings bad sex, sneezes, heavy drinking, and our old friend death.
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Seven Weeks to Forever by Jennifer Farwell
“I know how I die. I know when, too.”
The Misadventures of a Life Less Lived by Clayton Gerrard
“Doug awoke one morning to discover his life had spoiled.”
A Fate Worse Than Death by Jonathan Gould
“If you should ever have the bad sense to die, don’t do it after a heavy night of drinking. That bright light is a killer.”
Transference by Kate Jonuska
“For a mistake that ruined his life, the sex should at least have been good, but no.”
Rubies from Burma by Anne Lovett
“I am looking through a lace curtain at a dead man’s feet.”
The Moskowitz Code by Joel Bresler
“It started with a sneeze.”