First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by 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 off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
- Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
- Finally… reveal the book!
Happy Friday! Im taking a break from my regularly scheduled backlist titles to highlight a favourite series of mine. I’ve started this series again due to a new book being released next year and forgot just how good it was. Filled with a well described magic system, a brilliant and kick ass female mc and enemies to lovers romance… What more could you want?
“I like to imagine there were more of us in the beginning. Not many, I suppose. But more than there are now.”
Well? Are you intrigued? You should be… ready to find out what it is?
For the past two hundred years the Scion government has led an oppressive campaign against unnaturalness in London.
Clairvoyance in all its forms has been decreed a criminal offence, and those who practise it viciously punished. Forced underground, a clairvoyant underworld has developed, combating persecution and evading capture.
Paige Mahoney, a powerful dreamwalker operating in the Seven Dials district of London, leads a double life, using her unnaturalness illegally while hiding her gift from her father, who works for the Scion regime…