Reviewed by Claire Rose on behalf of Kindle Friends Forever
Good Lord! What a second book. The story continues with Robert, Brooke and family. And please read book one first as this is a follow-up from events that happened. Well, I have to say I really loved this one. I laughed shouted, had tears in my eyes, and I fell more in love with all the characters, not just the main ones.
At the end of novel one, Brooke decided to stay in America and Robert finally opened his heart to Brooke. In this book, Brooke sees Robert for who he truly is and he has reached an important decision; make up for his troubled past. Meanwhile, Robert has business problems in New York with a man from the Mafia.
Now we are given the opportunity to learn more about Travis, Roberts’s brother but not a blood sibling. They have been through thick and thin together since childhood and Travis says he owes his life to Robert. With Christmas round the corner, Brooke vows to make it the best Christmas any of them have ever had. When New Year’s Eve arrives, Robert has a surprise for her that left me with tears in my eyes.
A few days later Robert, Brooke, Travis and family take a trip to New York to sort out Roberts business problems. Brooke and Kerry, a young lass who has a strong bond with Brooke, find themselves in a situation that goes totally wrong, leaving me shouting—noooooo! My heart was pounding, and I felt like I was hanging on the edge of my seat. I actually swore at this point and needed to finish the book to see what happens next.
Again I applaud the author for another superb book. To say the plot was rollercoaster ride would be an understatement. It was so much more than that. The outcome of this emotional read was thoroughly exhausting for me, and by the time I’d finished this book, my face was blotchy and my eyes swollen from crying. The secondary characters of this novel are fantastic, making me wish I had family and friends like these. If only I could have upped my five stars rating for this excellent book and the authors’ writing style! Because you believe me, I would have! Keep up with the good work Ms. Podger; I am most definitely looking forward to reading more of your books.