the highly anticipated conclusion to the darkest sunrise duet is now live!!!
check out my review for this beautiful conclusion today on the blog!! ❤ ❤
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.
Bullshit.Words destroyed me.“I’m sorry. She didn’t make it.”“Daddy, he can’t breathe!”“There’s nothing more we can do for your son.”Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.Lies.Those syllables and letters became my executioner. I told myself that, if I didn’t acknowledge the pain and the fear, they would have no power over me. But, as the years passed, the hate and the anger left behind began to control me.Two words—that was all it took to plunge my life into darkness.“He’s gone.”In the end, it was four soft, silky words that gave me hope of another sunrise.
“Hi. I’m Charlotte Mills.”
Disclaimer: This is the second book in the duet – so if you haven’t already read The Darkest Sunrise; then STOP RIGHT HERE – It’s Spoilers Galore in the review!
I read this book twice. Yes, TWICE. Mostly because I couldn’t decipher what exactly I was feeling when I was done with the book. First time I read it; it left me wanting? Wanting more of the angst that feels like a physical ache? Wanting more of the feelings that I can’t handle? Wanting more of the drama? It just let me wanting more.
Don’t get me wrong – The Darkest Sunset (Read My Review) destroyed me; Aly’s writing has a way of doing that and I absolutely expected that The Brightest Sunset would sew me back together; but I don’t know how, it somehow fell short.
I adored the relationship growth that can be seen in this book; not only between Porter and Charlotte but also between Charlotte and her son – but most of all I was beguiled with how these beautiful damaged humans came together to make a happy family.
But too many twists, interference by well meaning (some not) secondary characters; but the passive – aggressiveness as well as a non-alpha behavior of both MC’s got on my nerves sometimes. It actually made me want to end up banging their heads together even through my kindles.
Aly will always be a favorite but somehow I do feel this conclusion missed it mark by an inch; but don’t let it stop you from enjoying this delish of angst and heart break written in the typical Aly sense – it definitely deserves to be read!
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