New Release & Review: From This Moment by Melanie Harlow

October 10, 2017 Book Reviews 0

by Melanie Harlow
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It was like seeing a ghost.

When my late husband’s twin brother moves back to our small town, I want to avoid him. Everything about Wes reminds me of the man I lost and the life we’d planned together, and after eighteen long months struggling just to get out of bed, I’m finally doing okay. I have a new job, an amazing support group, and a beautiful five-year-old daughter to parent. I don’t want to go backward.

But I’m drawn to him, too. He understands my grief and anger and guilt like no one else—and I understand his. Before long, that understanding becomes desire, and that desire becomes uncontrollable.

He says he doesn’t care what people think, and love can never be wrong. But life has taught me it cruelest lesson–love doesn’t always win.

If only my heart would believe it.

 

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MY REVIEW

 

How do you go on after losing the man you love? A father, husband, and the one you planned to spend your future with. It’s the thought that plagues Hannah as she learns to live life as a single parent. Change is hard, and adding life with a 5 year old is no easy task. Despair comes in very unexpected ways. Now the pain is brought to the surface with the return of Wes, Hannah’s late husband’s TWIN brother.

Returning from out of the country, Wes is determined to help Hannah in any way that he can. Memories of the beauty that Wes met during his medical school days comes barreling into his mind. Days of long ago that still haunt Wes, and keep him from finding the person that completes his life. As Wes spends more time with Abby and Hannah, he can’t help thinking that this is his last chance let Hannah know that he has wanted her for years.

Every single time Hannah lays eyes on Wes, she cannot help but think of all she has lost. A fact that has Hannah’s thoughts wandering to what is needed to turn her life around. Hannah can’t fight all of the emotions that Wes stirs within her, but having feelings for her late husband’s brother should be forbidden. Or is it?

 

Loss and love go hand and hand in this novel of second chances. Melanie Harlow takes readers on a journey that few would have predicted. A plot that is as unique as the circumstances surrounding these two characters. An emotional journey that will leave you desperately hoping that fate has a way of working out. A road that will lead Wes and Hannah back towards their beginning. Something that few will encounter, but will leave you tattered at the journey. Definitely a perfect second chance novel that you should not miss!

 

About Melanie Harlow

Melanie Harlow likes her martinis dry, her heels high, and her history with the naughty bits left in. When she’s not writing or reading, she gets her kicks from TV series like VEEP, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, and Homeland. She occasionally runs three miles, but only so she can have more gin and steak.

 

Melanie is the author of the AFTER WE FALL series, the HAPPY CRAZY LOVE series, the FRENCHED series, and the sexy historical SPEAK EASY duet, set in the 1920s. She lifts her glass to romance readers and writers from her home near Detroit, MI, where she lives with her husband, two daughters, and pet rabbit.

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