First Line Friday #96

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Happy Friday!

The book I’m featuring this week is:

My Heart Belongs in Fort Bliss, Texas: Priscilla’s Reveille

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Only the Army would think a place like this worth defending.

Have you ever heard of the store Ollie’s? It’s a dangerous place for a bookish person to enter unsupervised. Although probably safer than entering with another bookish friend haha. Anywhoo… I entered an Ollies earlier this week and came home with a nice little stack of books. I was glad to find this one because I haven’t read any books by Erica Vetsch yet but I’m planning on attending the Mississippi River Readers Retreat in August and she is one of the authors that will be attending 🙂

About the Book:

Journey now to Fort Bliss in West Texas of 1874, where…
A Battle Is About to be Waged Between Two Hearts
 
Fashion artist Priscilla Hutchens has a grudge against the army that has ruined her family and taken the people she holds most dear. When her twin niece and nephew are left orphaned at Fort Bliss, Texas, she swoops down on Fort Bliss to gain custody of them immediately.

There is just one thing standing in the way—Post surgeon Major Elliot Ryder, who is also the twins uncle, also claims the children and thinks he knows what is best for them.

Priscilla and Elliot will cross swords, but each will have to lay down arms if they are to find a lasting peace on which to form the family both are longing for.  Who will win the battle? Or will a truce be called for the sake of love and family?

More from My Heart Belongs in Series…
My Heart Belongs in the Superstition Mountains: Carmella’s Quandary by Susan Page Davis (March 2017)
My Heart Belongs in Ruby City, Idaho: Rebecca’s Plight by Susanne Dietze (May 2017)
My Heart Belongs on Mackinac Island: Maude’s Mooring by Carrie Fancett Pagels (July 2017)
My Heart Belongs in the Shenandoah Valley: Lily’s Dilemma by Andrea Boeshaar (September 2017)

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Even though Erica Vetsch has set aside her career teaching history to high school students in order to homeschool her own children, but her love of history hasn’t faded. Erica’s favorite books are historical novels and history books, and one of her greatest thrills is stumbling across some obscure historical factoid that makes her imagination leap. She’s continually amazed at how God has allowed her to use her passion for history, romance, and daydreaming to craft historical romances that entertain readers and glorify Him. Whenever she’s not following flights of fancy in her fictional world, Erica is the company bookkeeper for her family’s lumber business, a mother of two terrific teens, wife to a man who is her total opposite and yet her soul mate, and an avid museum patron.


Now it’s your turn!

Grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. To see what First Lines others are sharing this week head over to Hoarding Books.

First Line Fridays hosted by Hoarding Books

7 thoughts on “First Line Friday #96

  1. Police chief Mitchell Rainbolt shook his head as he slid into the front seat of his departmental SUV and tried to remember why we was still in Rebel, Oklahoma, running a department with less staff than the Arrowhead Diner across the street.
    FINDING THE ROAD HOME by Tina Radcliffe
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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