Letting Go of You will be the hardest decision of my life.
We were devoted and committed to one another. Secret clubs, family, friends, careers and undeniable chemistry filled our lives. Previous troubles seemed nonexistent. We were ready and willing for whatever life had to offer. Life was perfect. If only ‘perfect’ really existed.
What I didn’t expect was that one tragic event would trigger the demons you kept hidden from me. I had to decide if I could live with not knowing your secrets. And just when I thought we would make it through, another hurdle was placed in front of us. Tragedy, murder, first loves, old enemies, and death lingered at every turn.
Will your demons be the death of us? Or will my anchored heart be strong enough to hold on?
“My mother was also a nasty drunk when she was still around. It blew monkey balls.”
“Love wasn’t supposed to hurt. Was it?”
I preface this review stating that I have followed this series since the beginning and totally enjoyed reading Letting Go, and generally enjoyed Hiding Away until the abrupt and despicable cliffhanger debacle. However, while reading Letting Go of You, I could not shake a pervading feeling of heaviness and discontent that seemed to permeate the story line. The characters seem to be in constant drama and struggle with each other, and only seem to sync during sex, which – no complaints here – was smoking hot! However, the story line grows increasingly moody and morose, and spirals down into dismal, dour, surly, and outright depressing. While the author’s skill continues to improve and the writing was good, I was frustrated and discouraged with the story line, and did not enjoy how it made me feel. I kept reading hoping it would turn around, yet it ended unresolved and with me feeling utterly morose. I felt absolutely gloomy at reaching the last page and realizing that was it… and that is not the resulting sensation I would seek out or chose to spend my scant free time doing. While I don’t always need a HEA, I read to be entertained… and don’t want to squander my energy on a book that leaves me feeling completely dissatisfied and totally annoyed. Though on one hand I would like to know what happens to the characters and hope they get a HEA… but think I will wait and see if the next book continues down this path of discontent before investing any more of my time and energy into this series.
Letting Go of You Buy Links
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Amazon UK http://tinyurl.com/ox9jkq8
Anchored Hearts Series
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Letting Go Book #1
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About the Author
I’m a stay-at-home mom with four young children and one extremely supportive husband. We’ve been married for nine years and reside in Metro Detroit, Michigan.