This week's challenge comes from Sarah Hegger. She's so clever!
We're supposed to share a great opening line and tell you why we like it, and then share the opening line to your newest WIP.
I Sure you scooted over here from the awe-inspiring S.C. Mitchell's blog. Steve always has something witty to share!
Anyone who knows my romance reading history, knows I fell in love, head over heals obsessed in love, with historical romances after reading Kathleen Woodiwiss's The Flame and the Flower at the tender age of sixteen.
Though historical romances have changed dramatically since that book was published as the first great American romance and changed the genre forever, I still reflect on the book with the same tenderness one might the memory of a first crush or kiss.
Here's the opening line to that epic novel: