7 Sept 2018

First Line Fridays 37: Lady, Maybe by Julie Klassen

Today I am sharing the First Line from a title I just started listening to as an audio version. Of course, I am a major Julie Klassen fan. This book is a little different because its her only one that was not Published by Bethany House. 
Lady, Maybe was instead published by Berkley Books, a division of the general market publisher Penguin Random House in 2015. 

However, like all her other novels, it is still a Regency Romance. 

One final cry…“God almighty, help us!” and suddenly her world shifted violently, until a blinding collision scattered her mind and shook her bones. Then, the pain. The freezing water. And as all sensation drifted away, a hand reached for hers, before all faded into darkness…

Now she has awakened as though from some strange, suffocating dream in a warm and welcoming room she has never seen before, and tended to by kind, unfamiliar faces. But not all has been swept away. She recalls fragments of the accident. She remembers a baby. And a ring on her finger reminds her of a lie.

But most of all, there is a secret. And in this house of strangers she can trust no one but herself to keep it.

 The First Line Reads:

Bath, England 1819

 "Lady Marianna Mayfield sat at her dressing table- clothed, curled and powdered." 

That's all from me this week. Don't forget to click the meme to see what others are reading, or comment with your own First Line. 



  1. Happy Friday! My first line is from How to Make Victoria Sponge by Margaret Kazmierczak.

    “Monday, six-fifteen in the morning and the alarm wakes me up for a new day.”

  2. I picked a copy of this up in a library sale and I'm looking forward to reading it! I’m featuring Michelle Griep’s new novella, A Tale of Two Hearts, on my blog today. Here is the second line:

    “Closing her eyes, she savored the warmth and the first line to a new adventure, as was her wont whenever Miss Whymsy stopped by and lent her a book."

    Happy Friday!

  3. Happy Friday!
    The Book I'm sharing on my blog this week is A Love Restored by Kelly Goshorn but I'm currently reading The Abolitionist's Daughter by Kathleen Maher so I'll share the first line of that here: "The wrong ideas could get a head--and a body--into a heap of trouble." Hope you have a great weekend with plenty of quality reading time! :)


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