Pick me! Pick me!
Here are the first lines of those:
Every afternoon an air of expectancy filled the city as Londoners awaited the arrival of their heroes from bombing raids. Like knights of old, the strongest steeds arrived first.
–A Secret Courage, WWII historical novel
And here is the first line for my next novel that’s due, just started:
The beep-beep-beep of the hand-held video game in Chris’s hands joined with the sound of bacon frying in the pan and the energetic tune from the radio in Emily’s room.
–Sweet September, contemporary novel