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April 25, 2017
Our monthly look at some of the best opening lines from titles by BookLife authors.

This month, our authors’ obsessions with death and the bizarre continue. To submit a first line to BookLife, email

Kiss’d by D.C. Reep and E.A. Allen

I wonder if Aunt Connie will want me to join her weekly séances this summer.

Braineater Jones by Stephen Kozeniewski

I woke up dead this morning.

George and the Rabbit by Daniel Ogilvie

She looked like a broken doll.

Kindred Intentions by Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli

She saw Mike’s head turn, before hearing the muffled sound of a gunshot.

Heavenly Father by H.L. Grey

Dearest and most generous reader: The following will offend pretty much everyone in the world.

Finding Claire by Pamela Humphrey

The night I woke up in the back of a van with my hands bound, my whole world changed.