Thursday, 27 March 2014

Yesterday's Kiss - Book Review by Voodoo Bride

Yesterday's Kiss
by Carly Fall

ebook, novella

What is about:
Is she really encountering her one true love from the past?

When Maggie Ramos signs her divorce papers, she’s determined to start a new life free from her ex-husband’s verbal abuse and unfaithful behavior.

As a new start and celebration, Maggie decides to take a trip to Bisbee and Tombstone, Arizona. Because of her fascination with history, the two places have always captivated her with their rich pasts.

During a tour of the Copper Queen Mine in Bisbee, Maggie’s encounter with a miner named Joseph leaves her questioning her sanity. Claiming that he is her dead husband from the past, he is determined to prove to her that their love was real. He takes her on a journey vacillating between the present and the early 1900s, leaving Maggie to wonder if her psyche is shattering, or if she is really encountering her one true love from the past.

Does true love transcend death?

What did Voodoo Bride think of it:
This is a really nice read.

Maggie is hurt, to the point of broken, by her ex-husband and this colors her view of both herself and the world around her. She's insecure and shy, so going on a trip all by herself is a big step for her. Then she meets Joseph, who claims to be her dead husband, and she starts fearing she lost her mind.

I liked how Maggie questions the existence of Joseph. She doesn't immediately believes he's real. And seeing how he tells her everything she has secretly longed to hear, it's not strange she thinks he's a figment of her imagination.

The interaction between Joseph and Maggie is both sweet and heartbreaking. Maggie feels so bad about herself, she can't accept Joseph thinks she's wonderful. When he takes her on a trip through the town where they met in another life, she will have to decide if he's real, and if so: how she will deal with a ghost who loves her.

Overall this is a lovely, bittersweet story about immortal love, and about accepting and loving yourself. I can advice this to anyone looking for a nice, romantic, paranormal read.

Why should you read it:
It's a bittersweet Paranormal Romance

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Aurian said...

It sounds good, but does it have time travel or just him telling her about their shared past?

Sullivan McPig said...

Not real time travel, more like dream/memory sequences