4 Star Review: 9 Letters by Blake Austin

Friday, 19 February 2016 No comments
9 Letters9 Letters by Blake Austin
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Don't you just love the magic of books especially when you find a story that makes you cry and smile at the same time. What I'd like to know though is where the hell did this story come from? It was painfully emotional but beautifully told. Blake Austin, you owe me tissues, lots of tissues!

After reading the synopsis, I was 100% drawn to it. The premise was familiar but the story was refreshing. I'm not a lover those “ugly cry” books so this was as close as I am even willing to head into those waters but despite the emotion, the book was also shored up with wonderful message of hope.

5 Star Review: Cruel Water (Portland ME, #2) by Freya Barker

Thursday, 11 February 2016 No comments
Cruel Water (Portland ME, #2)Cruel Water by Freya Barker
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a breathtaking story of a damaged heroine supported by an strong man who is still recovering from his own emotional wounds. It takes you on journey towards happiness, forgiveness and above all a hope for a future lived free of a painful past.

I really enjoyed Freya’s writing style and storytelling in From Dust and couldn’t wait to read Cruel Waters. Set around The Skipper once again but this time telling Viv’s story and her “silver-eyed” stranger.

Review: The Offer

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 No comments
The Offer The Offer by Karina Halle
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

There was something about Bram that I new I'd love and I wasn't disappointed. His personality was sweet, despite his past, and the relationship he developed with Nicola and Ava was perfect.

This book did have some hurdles for the couple to overcome, one of which affected poor Ava, but the story wasn't too challenging and it was easy to read and relatively enjoyable, so much so it made me put other books I'd started aside.

I've kind of become quite addicted to this group of friends/family so much so that I can't wait to read on in this collection of stand-alone stories.

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