Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Dear Emily


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Author: Trudy Stiles
Book Title: Dear Emily ~ Series: Forever Family #1
Genre: New Adult/Romance
Two women. Carly and Tabitha. They each have suffered life-altering events that have left them both traumatically damaged.

Carly Sloan’s life was perfect until her security and innocence was torn from her. The vast repercussions from horrific events threaten to destroy her stability and her chances for a happily ever after. Kyle Finnegan comes into Carly’s life at the height of her turmoil. Can he help her find what she desires most?

Tabitha Fletcher has constantly suffered from a very young age. She has been hiding from her past, which was full of sadness, loss and abuse. She has been so brutally damaged that she has very little hope for redemption. The revolving door of men only leads her deeper into misery.

What circumstance brings these two women together and can they help each other heal? And will they each find what they need?


“Dear Emily” is the first book in the “Forever Family” series.

This book is not suitable for young readers. It is intended for mature adults only (18+). It contains strong language, adult/sexual situations, non-consensual sex and some violence.



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Review Rating: 5 LIGHTNING BOLTS

In this story, readers will meet two women who have come along way from their pasts. Their lives are entwined by one thing. No, I'm not going to tell you what it is.

The story is told in different points of view. We get a glimpse of Carly's past and her present. We also get a glimpse of Tabby's past and present. Trudy Stiles takes us on one hell of an emotional journey as we see from start to finish the hardships these women go through and how it brings them to right now.

Tabby's life is surrounded by mistrust and pain. She was abandoned by her mother at birth and the circumstances of her world and where she comes from are unknown. She's certainly no stranger to pain. There's so many choices she makes that aren't the best for her until she's finally had enough and learns to press forward- at a price.

Carly has had a similar experience, but her background is very different. Still, she can relate to Tabby on many levels and the women begin to bond. I love Carly's husband, Kyle. I'll dub him as my new book boyfriend! No, seriously, this guy is amazing. He swept into Carly's life when she hit a low patch, after some devastating events. Kyle becomes her friend, and eventually, so much more. Their love is beautiful, and pure.

The ending of this story makes me want the next book NOW! My stomach was in knots and my heart skipped a few beats. Oh, things are going to shake up!

All in all, this is one amazing story. It's the lives of two women that fight hard to rise once again and be strong. They have tough times, but they also have beautiful moments that left me smiling. The author has a way of keeping us on our toes, wanting more and more just because these characters are so endearing and strong. I loved everything about this book. I loved the way it tugged on my heartstrings. I think this one is going on my list of best books of the year! Very touching. I'm insanely eager to read more by this author. What a debut!


About the Author:

Trudy Stiles is a New Adult author, avid reader, mom to two beautiful children and married to the love of her life. She just wrote her debut novel, "Dear Emily, and cannot wait to share it with everyone.You'll know that she's writing when you see her plugged into her laptop with her earbuds and she always has a playlist ready for her writing sprints.When she's not writing, she's carting her children to their various activities while avoiding any kind of laundry or housework. She also loves to run along the boardwalk of the beautiful New Jersey shore.She's always been an avid reader and frequently escapes into the fictional worlds of the many characters that she has come to love. Well now there are some fictional characters in her head dying to get out!This first story is called "Dear Emily" and will begin the "Forever Family" series.
Twitter: @trudystiles
Author page on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7255897.Trudy_Stiles

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