First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday – 27th July

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This meme is hosted over at Wandering Words

What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book, share its first lines… And then reveal it! Don’t forget to leave a link!


My father drowned when I was five years old. A picture of me, framed in gold plastic, was fished from his pocket and returned to my mother with a soggy wallet and a bunch of keys. 


Scroll to reveal the book!

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Once in a House on Fire

Once in a House on Fire by Andrea Ashworth

Ashworth tells the true story of three sisters and their mother, a close-knit and loving family forced to battle with poverty, abuse and the effects of depression.

 

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