Friday lines is a weekly meme where I post both Book Beginning on Fridays hosted by Rose City Readerwhere you share the first sentence of the book and Friday 56 hosted by Freda’s Voice where you grab a book and turn to page 56, find any non-spoilery sentence(s) and post.
This week’s book is ….
Queen of Kenosha by Howard Shapiro
Genre: Graphic Novel, Music, History
Goodread’s rating: 3.58/5
Expected publication: October 9th 2018 by Animal Media Group LLC
PLOT A coming of age tale, this is the first installment of the Thin Thinline Trilogy, the fiercely independent Nina Overstreet has an axe to grind. A talented singer-songwriter slogging her way through the burgeoning Greenwich Village folk music scene of 1963, the Queen of Kenosha, Wisconsin, realizes that standing on the cusp of stardom gets her little respect and barely a cup of coffee in New York City. It finally comes, but in a way she could have never imagined. A chance encounter with the mysterious Nick Ladd at a late-night gig spins her life in a different direction–one that becomes a daily balance between life and death, right and wrong. Nick recruits Nina to join him and a team of ex-FBI operatives in a clandestine agency to stop the establishment of the Fourth Reich by undercover Nazis in post-War America. It’s a cause Nina believes in … until she’s forced to compromise the very principles of fairness and patriotism she holds dear. As she and Nick grow closer as partners, she forces him to question his own intentions. But as the body count mounts in pursuit of the Nazi ringleader, the evasive Alex, the stakes grow even higher for Nick and Nina.
Since this is a graphic novel I’m going to share some pages