First Line Fridays | The Christmas Wedding #aliterarychristmas #firstlinefridays

First Line Fridays | The Christmas Wedding #aliterarychristmas #firstlinefridays |

Happy Friday Book Friends! Today’s first lines comes from A Christmas Wedding by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo.

This book will get you in the holiday spirit with a holiday wedding, an exciting secret and a life-changing gift from the bride to her family.

First Line Fridays | The Christmas Wedding #aliterarychristmas #firstlinefridays |

First Lines:

“CLAIRE DONOGHUE, Gaby’s eldest daughter, had just finished her mother’s video, and, well, wow. Go, Gaby! For the moment, though, Claire was paying her household bills, and bill paying was kind of like playing “I love you, I love you not” with hand grenades. Sooner or later, Claire knew, one of them was going to blow up in her face. In everybody’s face.”

Excerpt From The Christmas Wedding by James Patterson & Richard DiLallo


About the Author

James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson’s books have sold more than 300 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family. Learn more at

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  1. Happy Friday!🎄🎅

    My first lines come from Lowcountry Bookshop by Susan M Boyer…….

    The dead are prone to secrecy. Eighteen years ago, my best friend Colleen took the outbound train to the next world. She’s seen behind the curtain, knows the answers to a great many questions. But since she’s been back in her role as guardian spirit, she can’t share this information with me. It’s against the rules, that’s what she tells me.

    Have an awesome weekend and happy reading!📚😊💕

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  2. I’m not reading anything at the moment. I’ve never read any of Patterson’s books, but i think i own the first on the Alex Cross. Not sure, i’ll check and see. Maybe next friday i’ll paste the first line to it.

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