First Line Friday — The Premonition at Withers Farm

5 Aug

Happy Friday! Today I am featuring one of the newest novels on my NetGalley shelf, The Premonition at Withers Farm. This new dual-time, mystery/suspense from Jaime Jo Wright is just the thing for those who like a shiver-y good read. It’s not out yet, but you can pre-order HERE.

Now for a sneak peek at the first line:

When death came to visit, no one ever prepared tea and cookies.

The voices of the past cannot stay silent forever.

In 1910 Michigan, Perliett Van Hilton is a self-proclaimed rural healer, leaving the local doctor convinced she practices quackery. It doesn’t help that her mother is a spiritualist who regularly offers her services to connect the living with their dearly departed. But when Perliett is targeted by a superstitious killer, she must rely on both the local doctor and an intriguing newcomer for assistance.

In the present day, Molly Wasziak’s life has not gone the way she dreamed. Facing depression after several miscarriages, Molly is adapting to her husband’s purchase of a peculiar old farm. A search for a family tree pulls Molly deep into a century-old murder case and a web of deception, all made more mysterious by the disturbing shadows and sounds inside the farmhouse.

Perliett fights for her life, and Molly seeks renewed purpose for hers as she uncovers the records of the dead. Will their voices be heard, or will time forever silence their truths?

Daphne du Maurier and Christy Award-Winning author, Jaime Jo Wright resides in the hills of Wisconsin writing suspenseful, mysteries stained with history’s secrets. Jaime lives in dreamland, exists in reality, and invites you to join her adventures at!

6 Responses to “First Line Friday — The Premonition at Withers Farm”

  1. Paula Shreckhise August 5, 2022 at 9:22 am #

    Waiting for my copy of Premonition to get here! Can’t wait!

    My first line is from Crossfire by Lynette Eason:
    FBI Special Agent Julianna Jameson glanced at the alert on her phone. “Hostage situation in progress.” she murmured, reading the text aloud.

  2. Cindy Davis August 5, 2022 at 10:53 am #

    I can’t wait to read this one!!! Have a great weekend!! My first line is from The Extraordinary Deaths of Mrs. Kip.

  3. Nicole Santana August 5, 2022 at 10:18 pm #

    Happy Friday!
    I’m currently reading Raising Kids Who Care by Susy Lee.
    “In a Harvard University study, a massive 96 percent of parents said they wanted to raise ethical, caring children.”
    Hope you have a lovely weekend. 😀❤️📚

  4. Danielle Grandinetti August 6, 2022 at 10:10 am #

    I’m looking forward to reading this one!

    I’m currently reading Finding Her Voice by Donna Gartshore. The first line is: “Bridget, I’m going for a quick lunch.”

    Have a great weekend!

  5. Jen@GracetoGrow August 6, 2022 at 3:05 pm #

    What a great first line! Can’t wait to read this one! This week I featured Deception by Patricia Bradley.

    Have a great weekend!

  6. English lady August 7, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

    I just requested this book on Netgalley too. On a huge Jaime Jo Wright bent right now, and I’ve just started The Souls of Lost Lake. Happy reading.

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