Book Beginnings: Love Comes Softly

The morning sun shone brightly on the canvas of the covered wagon, promising an unseasonably warm day for mid-October. Marty fought for wakefulness, coming slowly out of a troubled and fitful sleep. Why did she feel so heavy and ill at ease–she who usually woke with enthusiasm and readiness for each new day’s adventure? Then it all came flooding back, and she fell in a heap on the quilt from which she had just emerged. Sobs shook her body, and she pressed the covering to her face to muffle the sound.

Clem is gone

I am enjoying this book more than I thought I would when I started. Unfortunately, I’m very busy at the moment, so I’m not reading it very quickly. But isn’t this a really intriguing beginning? Yeah, I left it at a cliff-hanger-y moment for you…


Book Beginnings is a weekly meme, hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages.
How to participate: Share the first line (or two) of the book you are currently reading on your blog or in the comments. Include the title and the author so we know what you’re reading. Then, if you feel so moved, let us know what your first impressions were based on that first line, and let us know if you liked or did not like the sentence. The link-up will be at A Few More Pages every Friday.

One thought on “Book Beginnings: Love Comes Softly

  1. That looks really interesting. I got really curious about what had happened.

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