First Line Friday | The Mobster’s Daughter

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Welcome to First Line Friday!
Today I’m featuring

The Mobster’s Daughter by Rachel Scott McDaniel.

The one man who could help her, must never know her name.

If Kate Chamberlin can’t reveal her true identity to the world, she must settle for sharing only her talent. Hired as a musician for KDKA radio, Kate plays everything from sponsors’ jingles to complex sonatas. As long as the whispers around the broadcasting room refer to her as “Killjoy Kate” and not “Catarina the crime boss’s daughter,” then her life is safe from danger.

Or so she thinks.

When anonymous, violent threats surface, Kate’s wary of accepting protection from the handsome private investigator, Detective Jennings. His save-the-world attitude is as charming as his manners, but no one, especially him, can know the gruesome realities of her birth.

The 1924 Pittsburgh underworld is as complicated as it is elusive, and though the dealings of the Salvastanos have dwindled, Rhett Jennings is certain the man responsible for his father’s death is still at large. But his personal hunt for justice must be set aside when his day job requires him to investigate threats directed at a young radio broadcaster with enamoring brown eyes and secretive behavior.

When danger surrounds them, will the truth of Kate’s past become the key to their survival?

From Goodreads

[Graphic Text]: September 28, 1923 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Snapping wind yanked at the letter in my hand, and my fingers tightened, the crisp edge biting into my palm.

Now it’s your turn. Pull out the book beside you and tell us the first line.

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6 thoughts on “First Line Friday | The Mobster’s Daughter

  1. What a stunning cover!
    I’m currently reading Lost in Darkness by Michelle Griep. It is AMAZING! I’m just getting into chapter 19, so I’ll share a line or two from there: “As if riding unchaperoned in a dark carriage with a man weren’t improper enough, now this. A lone woman dining amongst a room full of suits.”
    I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  2. I’m in the middle of The Mobsters Daughter! So much intrigue!

    My first line comes from Lost in Darkness by Michelle Griep.
    London, 1815
    There was something glorious about the first day of June.

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