To join in on Friday Firsts, visit Wendy. She’s got today’s topic  and a puzzle for you.

Reach out and pick up the nearest book to you right now (don’t go the bookshelf and pull off War and Peace). What’s the first line…



This is from the prologue of Turning Angel by Greg Iles.

The rain kept falling, swelling the creek until it lifted the girl into its muddy flood.