First Line Friday (5)

First Line Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Reading is my Superpower. Like the title suggests, you share the first line of the book you’re currently reading.

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First line: She can hear him calling her name, but the last thing she wants is another argument.

Title: Ghosts of the River Thames

Author: Amy Cross

Genre: Horror, Ghosts

When she travels to London in search of her sister, Katie quickly finds herself drawn into the city’s dark underbelly. Soon she’s living in a strange, derelict old house, where a strange man keeps watch over a group of undead girls.

Meanwhile, her sister Rachel is trapped in a nightmare of her own. Relentlessly reliving her own murder over and over again, Rachel sets out to discover the truth about how she really died. Before long, however, she realizes that she’s caught up in a much greater, much more dangerous plot that threatens not only London, but the whole world.

Originally published as The Ghosts of London, Ghosts of the River Thames is the first book in the Robinson Chronicles series, about a dark forces awakening beneath the streets of one of the world’s oldest cities.


  1. This sounds intriguing. I hope you enjoy it.

  2. Interesting opening line.

  3. Ooh, sounds spooky! Thanks for sharing! Hope you have a great weekend! 🙂

  4. Paula Shreckhise says

    My first line comes from Cold Light of Day by Elizabeth Goddard:
    Southeast Alaska. August
    Autumn Long had no plans to give up without a fight, even though it might be killing her a little every day.

  5. I hope you enjoy this one. Have a great weekend!

  6. I’m currently reading Husband Auditions by Angela Ruth Strong. It’s fun!
    “We pay the day-use fee and get the indoor pool to ourselves for the moment.”
    I hope you have a great weekend! 😀❤️📚

  7. I’m just starting Bound by a Secret by Jolene Navarro. The first line is: “Greyson McKinsey rolled his neck and stared at the Texas sky above him.” Hope you have a great week!

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