I kept the list to published prose. There were a lot of interesting lines that I couldn’t share yet because the books haven’t been released yet. Perhaps I’ll update this list down the road.
“FBI! Do! Not! Move!”
Axapta Three was little more than a barren rock.
FANTASTIX: CODE RED
Where were you when it happened?
Francis Chalmers moved quickly down the corridor.
WITH EVIL INTENT
“Do we have a go?”
LANCE STAR: SKY RANGER “Where The Sea Meets The Sky”
Lance Star did not see the attack coming until it was too late.
LANCE STAR: SKY RANGER “Homefront”
This is too easy.
LANCE STAR: SKY RANGER “Open Range”
Archibald Davis ached all over.
RAVENWOOD: STEPSON OF MYSTERY “Jazz”
Even from a distance the music was mesmerizing.
THE RUBY FILES “The Case Of The Wayward Brother”
Richard Ruby was having one of those days.
DOMINO LADY “Target: Domino Lady”
Jimmy Dugan had big dreams.
SECRET AGENT X “Mountain Men Of The Lost Valley”
Alexander Lienen sidestepped a hail of bullets.
FULL THROTTLE SPACE TALES: SPACE SIRENS “Just Another Saturday On Outpost Nine”
Erin Moonshadow felt the cold shroud of apprehension when she woke Monday morning.
SENTINELS: ALTERNATE VISIONS “The Road To Hell...”
Karl Koenig was having a bad day.
BLACKTHORN: THUNDER ON MARS “The Minefields Of Malador!”
It happened all at once.
A FISTFUL OF LEGENDS “Shadows on the Horizon”
Doc Brand felt the rocks bite into his knees as he hit the ground.
TALES OF THE ROOK “Where There’s Smoke...”
The Rook walked into the trap.
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF THE EAGLE “Lights! Camera! Sabotage!”
He moved under cover of darkness.
GOLDEN AGE GOOD GIRLS: MOON GIRL “Blood Moon”
The fire burned brightly.
GREEN HORNET CASEFILES “A Thing of Beauty”
“Do we have an agreement?”
THE GREEN HORNET: STILL AT LARGE “The Gauntlet”
Okay, okay, you convinced me. Here’s a sneak peek at the first line of the upcoming novel, Evil Intent. Don’t say I never did anything for you.
“We interrupt this program for an important announcement.”
Let’s hear from you. What do you like to see in the first line of a story or novel?