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- File Size: 2375 KB
- Print Length: 237 pages
- Publisher: Prescott Lane (16 Oct. 2016)
- Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B01M3R72S2
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Average Customer Review: 12 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #313,807 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Top Customer Reviews
Annalyse was the most amazing characters, she had been through so much, pain and heartache that for me was almost beyond my comprehension. I had my hopes high that she would find her happy place as the book progressed but she reached her breaking point eventually and after years traversing the globe she was ready to go home.
Heading home to spend time with her sister, she was apprehensive I think of putting down the slightest semblance of roots in one place have having been so nomadic almost for so long but when her sister and her partner take off for a while, Annalyse take over at the helm, housesitting.
Just before her sister leaves she takes Annalyse to a neighbourhood party that is being held for Halloween, there was a hesitancy at first but she soon found her stride and was entranced…not only in the fireworks but also in the handsome man that has caught her eye.
Oh, Holt, my heart broke for this damaged man, who was living with a pain that he seemed determined to keep closely guarded, he has suffered in the most awful way but was internally adamant that he could carry his nightmare squarely on his own shoulders but could Annalyse break through that tough exterior?
I was delighted that with Annalyse, Holt was almost self-healing because by helping her he was inadvertently helping himself, his desire to ease her pain was just the start of a friendship that was only ever destined to end in one way. The time they spent together, the bonding that these two broken souls was a relationship that neither of them were looking for.Read more ›
The reason for me is such an amazing and emotional journey for both characters Holt and Annalyse.
Told in dual pov's I was taken on the journey of loss, understanding, the unraveling of heartache and the need to be open, no small talk.
Annalyse is house sitting for her sister and comes across Holt on Halloween night a date significant to both characters for loss and the place were nightmares were born and are still kept alive for both of them until they learn to let go.
A journey of healing and the rebuilding of trust and hope with heartwarming moments but also happy and humorous times.
Brilliant characters, Annalyse is a woman with backbone who doesn’t mince words and Holt's words at times melt you.
Prescott Lane had me completely captivated with Holt and Annalyse's story, so brilliantly written well balanced with everything in all the right places, humor, sadness the depth and intimate moments I was completely enraptured from start to finish, I loved it and absorbed every part of the story.
There are so many beautiful thoughtful words throughout The reason for me. A highly recommended heartwarming read.
"Promises made in tears are the strongest"
I found myself laughing and smiling loads too. I really liked how this wasn't a sunshine and happiness story. But one that was full of tragedy, grief and guilt.
Holt and Annalyse had an uphill battle when they met and did not have alot in their favour but they both had to face up to their past and learn to love, trust and forgive themselves for what happened in their own pasts. I loved there chemistry and the way they were together. It just made it such an enjoyable book to read.
This is a definite must read for me and I guarantee you will be hooked in the first few pages as I was. Prescott Lane seem to know how to write a book that manages to break you and health you whilst you go through every emotion and feelings she pours into the beautiful stories that she writes. The tales are unique and you won't want them to ever end.
This book definitely took me on an emotional rollercoaster, this was a tale about two people who were left bruised and broken after separate tragedies.
Annalyse has spent the last 5 years just drifting from place to place trying to numb her pain, she goes to her sisters to housesit where she meets Holt.
Holt also loves with his own tragedy and also harbours some deep guilt!
Holt and Annalyse were amazing characters. Their story had me sitting on pins and needles waiting to see what came next for them and if they could both overcome their issues.
Prescott Lane sucks the reader straight into the story and reeks havoc on their emotions. I went from having a giggle to sobbing my heart out in a minute while reading this book! I would definitely recommend this to anyone who enjoys a good emotional book.
“It’s the scars you can’t see that are the hardest to heal.”
The Reason for Me is a story about second chances whereby two people completely broken, cried off from love in all forms, meet and maybe find what neither one was looking for…each other. Both Holt and Annalyse were wary, hesitant and reticent when it came to members of the opposite sex, both burned in completely different ways, yet the damage was done. The same night, five years ago, destroyed both of them. Two completely separate instances, two completely different places, two completely different people, yet the damage was the same.
“…I have learned to love the fire, to crave the burn, to become the Phoenix instead of an arsonist who wants to burn the whole motherf***er down.”
Holt is a man, but he is a shell, an empty vessel. He goes from A to B but doesn’t take in his surroundings, he knows the routes and the routines, but that is all they are. His heart beats, but as a means to exist, the rhythm, the love…died and it is beyond resurrection. Holt is an OBGYN, he throws himself into work, works all the hour’s god sends and is always on call, he never takes a break, but work is his way of forgetting the past, relinquishing his thoughts, his grief and guilt, even if for a few hours and even if said guilt is totally misguided. This is a man that has been closed off for five years, a man that hasn’t even looked the other way at a woman, a man that has self-imposed loneliness and emptiness on himself, a man with no plans for a life outside of his work and his twin brothers. The sad thing…Holt had a lot to give.
“I’ve lost a lot of people close to me. I couldn’t survive losing someone else.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
5 + stars. Reviewed by Gemma on behalf of Your Next Hot Read
So I finished this book a few days ago but I’m still not sure where to begin with my review. Read more
the story of two people with troubled pastes she came together I won't say anymore as I don't want to spoil the story I just saw this book in my kindle books and thought I would... Read morePublished 6 months ago by patricia mason
I received a complimentary copy of this book through Crazy Cajun Book Addicts for an honest review.
Prescott Lane has done it again and given us another amazing story... Read more
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