First Lines Friday #1

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!

“He had been running now for days.”


The book I am featuring today is …..


Wanted by Jo Ho


Fourteen-year old Chase Ryder has been living rough on the streets of New York for months – a harrowing experience yet still better than what she endured at home.

When she and recently widowed vet, Sully, rescue a super intelligent Collie, Chase finally finds herself part of the loving family unit she has always craved, but every display of Bandit’s special skills brings them one step closer to the mercenary billionaire who created him… and he wants his expensive experiment back.

With the enemy’s personal SWAT team out for blood, a devastating turn of events finds them running for their lives as they fight to save one of their own.


Feel free to comment below or tag me in the post, so I can check it out. Or leave a comment with the first line of a book, it can be a current read, a book you liked, or a book on your TBR.


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