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First Lines

They say that the first lines of a piece of writing, are always the most difficult to set down on paper. It seems to me, that they may also be the most definitive, as I find they often set the scene in my mind, even before I have turned the first page. Here are a selection of those ‘buy me’ lines, which have done just that!

Tea, flowers and an open book on a table in the garden - Used to feature my book reviews

The Other Boleyn Girl

Philippa Gregory Parker Romantic Novel of the Year Award in 2002 “I could hear a roll of muffle drums. But I could see nothing but the lacing on the bodice of the lady standing in front of me, blocking my view of the scaffold. I had been at...


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