- File Size: 258 KB
- Print Length: 62 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc (November 5, 2014)
- Publication Date: November 5, 2014
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00OFAVL7M
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,275,772 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
Don't Let Go Kindle Edition
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Originally posted at Romancing the Book
Don’t Let Go is a story about second chances, survival, and hope. Annalee’s life is turned upside down with her unexpected divorcee. Hurt, embarrassed, and lost, she pieces her life back together. I enjoyed seeing her regain her footing, and forge forward. It was a testament to what I feel is a woman’s strength. I could feel the pain with her as she was forced with wagging tongues in the small town, and the remarriage and pregnancy that came from her husbands’ affair. She finds a second shot at love where she least expects, with her best friend’s younger brother, Eric.
Eric was easy to like. Straightforward, attractive, and thoughtful he looked at Annalee like she hung the moon. What women doesn’t love that? After spending his youth haunted by a stutter he’s grown into a man who cares about the feeling of others. I loved his boy next door vibe, and the way he showed Anna that he cared. I was afraid his stubbornness would prevent them from getting together, but I thought that made him all the more human.
Full of humor, drama, and sensuality, Don’t Let Go is an awesome quick read.
Don’t Let Go is a quick read about a second chance at romance. Annalee is recently divorced and is dreading going to her high school reunion where she knows she’ll be forced to endure her ex-husband and his shiny new wife. Knowing that her best friend Dee will be there and has her back isn’t enough because face it, who wants to feel like the third wheel. But Annalee is a feisty one, refusing to give the gossips more fodder and tries to prepare herself mentally for the night – despite the dog’s attempts to drag her through the mud … literally (lol).
The only bright spot of the day is running into Dee’s kid brother Eric. The same Eric she accompanied to his senior prom when his date bailed at the last minute. The same Eric who made her pulse race when that night ended in a kiss. The same Eric who is now all grown up 12 years later and who is so hot he makes her think dirty thoughts … yummy dirty thoughts. The same Eric who decides it’s time to return the favor and shows up unannounced at her door that evening to accompany her to her reunion. Eric does this not out of obligation, but because he’s spent the last 12 years comparing every woman to her and they’ve all fell short because they weren’t Annalee.
Eric was an absolute dream date. I enjoyed how he made Annalee feel special and cared for just through his regular actions. Even better was how he accepted her apology later in the book, acknowledging that while he’d known how he felt for her for over a decade, she didn’t and he wasn’t entirely fair about the situation. While the renewal of their friendship and its transition to something more was sweet, the scene outside during the reunion with just the two of them was a steamy bit of foreplay that Eric more than delivered on its promise later that evening. While there were issues that both Eric and Annalee had to work on (don’t want to spoil it for you), I enjoyed the way in which they arrived at their resolution. Although there are parts of the story I would love to have seen developed further, in the format of a novella Ms. Raines has done a good job of moving the story forward without getting bogged down in unnecessary details. Don’t Let Go is a well-written novella and was a solid good read for me. I look forward to reading more of Ms. Raines work.
~ Wicked Reads Review Team ~
This novella was more complete than some novels I have read!!! You meet the main characters, Annalee and Eric, when they are in high school. So many insecurities that we have in high school; boys and girls alike. Eric had issues with stuttering but couldn't believe his good fortune when he asked the hottest girl in school to prom and she accepted. But of course two days before prom she cancels to go with some other guy.
Annalee is Eric's sister's best friend. She is furious at the way Eric's prom date treated him and decides that he is going to take her to prom. Eric and Annalee's night is magical and they really connect with each other. AT the end of the night Annalee and Eric share a kiss that defies all other kisses. A kiss that every other kiss will be compared to. Sadly, Annalee goes back to being just his big sister's best friend instead of the more that he wants.
Eric goes to college. Annalee is already in college and meets a guy that she ends up marrying. Eric loses hope that he and Annalee with ever be what he always wanted them to be; together.
Time slips by and we find out that Annalee is now divorced from her cheating husband and gearing up for her high school reunion. She runs into Eric and finds that there is definitely some chemistry there. You can relate to the feelings of insecurity that Annalee has with relationships. You understand why she is so hesitant to get into another relationship. Eric still carries his torch for Annalee. She has unresolved feelings towards her ex-husband.
Are her unresolved feelings going to ruin her chance at happiness? Pfftttt!!!! Like I'm going to tell you!! Find out for yourself and go one-click that bad boy!!
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