#FirstLineFridays: Then Came You By Becky Wade


Welcome to First Line Fridays. What is First Line Fridays?? It’s where we share the first line only of a book we are currently reading, or one that is on our shelves. This week’s first is from Then Came You by Becky Wade. 

Here is the first line: 
Sylvie left me today.

Really intriguing if you ask me!! Here’s more about the book:

Then Came You by Becky Wade
Published: March 7,2017
158 pages

A leather-bound journal. A single father. A woman in pursuit of freedom.

Garner Bradford, heir to the troubled Bradford Shipping empire, doesn’t know much about babies. But he’s going to have to learn fast because he’s just become a single father to his newborn daughter. As he confesses through his journal entries, he’s not entirely sure how to keep a newborn alive, whether or not he’ll ever patch together his shattered heart, or how to forgive himself for his mistakes.

Career girl Kathleen Burke is wholly uninterested in settling down. She has big dreams, and none of them include Garner and his small hometown in Washington State. Yet she can’t seem to get her handsome boss out of her head or her heart. There’s something extraordinarily tempting about his beautifully sad green eyes. . . .

Told through journal entries, phone conversations, and letters, Then Came You is a unique, heart-stirring romance novella by acclaimed author Becky Wade.


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 My fellow bloggers are also joining the fun this week for First Line Fridays. Why don’t you stop by and see their posts too? 

9 June, 2017
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  • Reply Caryl Kane

    Turtle Springs, Kansas
    April 1866

    Pa had some kind of nerve, up and dying like that-just when I’d gotten used to Frank being gone. Adjusting her somber bonnet, Caroline Kane exited what was now her inn, onto the boardwalk and then stepped down to the hard-packed dirt street.

    First line from Dime Novel Suitor by Carrie Fancett Pagels. This is my “debut” as a character in the story.

    9 June, 2017 at 9:36 am
  • Reply Bree

    First of all, LOVE your blog! Sorry I haven’t visited yet (life with toddler) but I am sharing another first line than the other one on my blog today: “Blame it on the rhubarb.” -Treble at the Jam Fest by Leslie Budewitz.

    Happy Reading to you today!

    9 June, 2017 at 9:40 am
  • Reply Becky Smith

    LOVED this book!! And I can’t wait to read Caryl Kane’s book, as well as Bree’s book.
    Happy Friday! My first line is from Widow by Denise Weimer: “Oglethorpe County, Georgia, June 1857, An angel of light stood before me, blonde, beautiful, one hand behind his back.”

    9 June, 2017 at 10:41 am
  • Reply Sassy

    Oh I do a similar meme, I could do this one, too!

    Awwww! Bless him.

    Here’s the meme I did today… (It’s very similar) http://bit.ly/2sb7kiS

    Have a fabulous weekend! Hope you get lots of reading done, Molly 🙂


    9 June, 2017 at 11:00 am
  • Reply Andrea Stephens

    I’m looking forward to reading Becky’s books.
    My first line is:
    The promised view of the mountain peak waited, cloaked in mist like a tissue-wrapped gift not ready to be unveiled.
    “The Road to Paradise” by Karen Barnett
    Have a good weekend!

    9 June, 2017 at 2:05 pm
  • Reply Dinh


    My first line is :
    “The first inkling that something was wrong was the waking in the darkness to find the cat pawing at my face.” ~ The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware.
    I’ve heard great things about this book. I am really looking to reading this mystery/thriller.
    Dinh @ Arlene’s Book Club

    9 June, 2017 at 4:35 pm
  • Reply CJ Myerly

    Well, this is the one I was leaving, haha.

    So I’ll pick another one by Becky Wade.

    From her Christmas short story, The Proposal: “In the instant after a loud popping sound ripped through Amber Richardson’s car, her ’07 Chrysler Sebring lost its handling.”

    9 June, 2017 at 5:21 pm
  • Reply Amanda Tero

    Sounds neat!

    9 June, 2017 at 6:41 pm
  • Reply JaneReads

    Becky Wade has written some great books! Loved the style of this one!

    My current read is: My Heart Belongs on Mackinac Island by Carrie Fancett Pagels. First line is: “Maude Welling’s twelve-year-old brother, Jack, raced across the waxed wood floor of the soda shop, straight toward her, then skidded to a halt.”

    9 June, 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • Reply Andi

    Becky is a favorite author and I loved this book! It’s a perfect lead in for True to You. Have a great weekend!

    10 June, 2017 at 4:18 pm
  • Reply Heather

    Another book on my Kindle I need to read…lol. Happy Sunday!

    11 June, 2017 at 2:57 pm
  • Reply Rebecca Van Daniker

    Loved this book so much! Great choice!

    How do you participate in First Line Fridays? I’d love to be apart of that!

    12 June, 2017 at 8:52 am
  • Reply Beth Erin

    I adore this story!!!

    14 June, 2017 at 11:40 am
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