This month, we’ve got chicken stew, murder, medicine, and more. To submit a first line from your book,

All Our Lies Are True

Lisa Manterfield

“The police came on a chicken stew night.”

The Angel Tea House

Melody R. Green

“The lump in the bed didn’t move.”

Code Crisis

Joe Purpura

“One thing we learn in medicine is how to bury things.”

The Gray Anarchist

Jeffrey Marcus Oshins

“George Blum didn’t take the seat that hadn’t been offered.”

The Happiest Preschool: A Manual for Teachers

Martha Heineman Pieper

“We all know that preschoolers feel things very keenly.”

Murder in the Master: A Chesapeake Bay Mystery

Judy L. Murray

“Real Estate Rule #1: A dead body creates buzz.”

The Orphanage by the Lake

Daniel G. Miller

“Ah, the morning… Is there anything worse?”