I like Brooks' writing. It is easy to read and have great characters. The love/hate relationship here is amusing and the inherent threat of physical h..Show More »arm from the outside will keep you on the edge of your seat till the end. Marshall is such a darling and Ahmed's kind heart makes me wish he finds love and redemption. Brooks has also laid the foundation for the next book by weaving hints into this story. What I really liked about the ending was the way we were kept in suspense till the very end before revealing the identity of the 'inside' influence. I was surprised by their identity. I can't wait for the next book.
DEFINITELY my favourite thus far. Miles' story made me cry into more tissues than I care to recollect. Brooks' attention to detail and the sensitive m..Show More »anner in which she dealt with this really serious and tragic state of affairs made me like the book even more. Many authors have tried to write about the horrors of war and subsequent PTSD but many failed to do what Brooks managed here. As always Dove's narration is spot-on. I guess Sy and Ahmed are the other two who will make me cry...can't wait to find out
I knew I was right to look forward to Cy's story! It was what I had hoped for, funny at times, intense for good and bad reasons, a few misunderstandin..Show More »gs and a little sad bit in the graveyard- get your copy and see if you agree! Eric G Dove is still fabulous!
Love can lead to hate. But love can also triumph over hate. Ahmed's story, like Cy's, was always going to be fabulous and I had impatiently waited for..Show More » it. But oh, with it came so many tears and disappointment and anger. And then that fabulous Marcy Davies stepped up and with a whisper of shared jail time - Bluegrass Dawn, y'all - saved Ahmed. In true Keenston fashion everyone stepped up and in one way or another helped to bring Ahmed home. An emotional roller coaster ride from beginning till end, this was definitely worth the wait.