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Review – The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz – Denis Avey

Avey_Auschwitz_mech.inddThe Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz
Author: Denis Avey

Description:
The almost unbelievable story of Denis Avey, now 92, began in 1944 when he was captured and sent to a POW work camp. He was put to work every day in a German factory, where he labored alongside Jewish prisoners from a nearby camp called Auschwitz. The stories they told him were horrifying. Eventually Avey’s curiosity, kind-heartedness, derring-do, and perhaps foolhardiness drove him to suggest–and remarkably manage–switching places with two of the Jewish prisoners in order to spend a couple of harrowing days and nights inside. Miraculously, he lived to tell about it.

Review:
I wasn’t sure if I was going to write a review of this book, but it seemed kind of appropriate considering that yesterday (the day that I finished it), marked 20 years since the Holocaust Museum opened in DC. And i had just spent an afternoon there the previous week (even though I have been multiple times, it is still an emotional/moving experience that leaves me shaken). This was particularly so because on the cover of the book, you could see the sign from Auschwitz that said “Work Will Make You Free” (translated). There is a similar replication of that sign at the Holocaust Museum. I found it interesting that there has been some debate over that sign – it was a well-documented fact that it was over the gates of Auschwitz I (the most well-known of the satellite of the camps). However, according to testimony in the book, it also appeared as a sign over Auschwitz III, right next to the POW camp where Avey was being held.

I do have to admit that I was expecting a bit more – when you see a book that is titled, “The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz,” – you would likely expect lots of danger and intrigue. There was that, but at the same time, I think that the author also played down his accomplishment. Yes, he could have been killed for what he did – but he managed to survive. I also expected that it would going to be for a long period that what actually occurred – but the majority of the book was dedicated to the lead-up to him becoming a POW, and then his life post-war. The POW portion of the war only encompassed about 6 short chapters in the book. But they were intriguing – I guess it would be hard to write on a topic when you experienced the same hell, day in and day out.

But stories like this are intrigued to me. I always thought that if I decided to pursue a graduate degree in history (rather than psychology), that I would likely focus on the Holocaust or some other aspect of war/military history. But at the same time, I had never considered looking at it from a psychological perspective. But that is just me mumbling away. I would definately recommend this book for anyone who is interested in WW2 memoirs. I think that it would also be a good book for students studying the WW2 European theatre because the author touches on a lot of the different operations that were on-going (the Africa Korps, Rommell in Africa, some of the Naval battles); as well as his time as a POW. It is a sad thought knowing that each year, more and more people with this memories are dying and soon there will be none left – and all that will remain are memoirs like Avey’s and personal recollections, like the work done by the Shoah Foundation to record the stories of survivors.

 
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Posted by on April 30, 2013 in Book Review

 

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Review – A Witch’s Handbook of Kisses and Curses – Molly Harper

witch's handbook of kisses and cursesA Witch’s Handbook of Kisses and Curses
Author: Molly Harper
Series: #2 in the Half Moon Hollow series (spin-off of the Jane Jameson series)

Review Copy Provided by the Publisher Via Edelweiss

Description:
Nola Leary would have been content to stay in Kilcairy, Ireland, healing villagers at her family’s clinic with a mix of magic and modern medicine. But a series of ill-timed omens and a deathbed promise to her grandmother have sent her on a quest to Half-Moon Hollow, Kentucky, to secure her family’s magical potency for the next generation. Her supernatural task? To unearth four artifacts hidden by her grandfather before a rival magical family beats her to it.

Complication One: Her grandfather was Mr. Wainwright and the artifacts are lost somewhere in what is now Jane Jameson’s book shop.

Complication Two: her new neighbor, Jed Trudeau, who keeps turning up half naked at the strangest times, a distraction Nola doesn’t need. And teaming up with a real-life Adonis is as dangerous as it sounds, especially when he’s got the face of an angel and the abs of a washboard—can Nola complete her mission before falling completely under his spell?

Review:
I have come to the conclusion that one never knows what exactly they are going to get when they pick up a Molly Harper book to read and that is what makes her books so enjoyable. In this one, we were introduced to the fact that not only were there Vampires and Werewolves in her world, but also Witch’s – which as far as I know, have not been introduced before (but I haven’t read all of the Jane Jameson books, so maybe I am missing something). This book also marks the second in her spin-off series, Half-Moon Hollow (although, there is also a .5 book in the mix – so does this make it truely book 2, or maybe it should be book 3…). Anyways…she will be continuing on my auto-buy list in the future.

In this installment, we meet Nora, an Irish witch – who has come to Half-Moon Hollow to find several artifacts that will help her family seduce their magic and the power over a rival family for another generation. And as it always seems to be, this rival family and Nora’s has been in a feud for generations, but from the sounds of it, no one really remembers the who/how/why of it coming to be…

Witch’s Handbook was filled with the typical Molly Harper snark – where you about pee your pants laughing at a random comment, and then before you can stop, another one hits you and it just keeps on rolling through. Although, admittedly, I didn’t find as many quotable quotes in this one, as I have in previous ones. It was funny without being highly memorable (if that makes sense).

I loved both Nora and Jed as characters and am definately looking forward to reading more books with them in the future. It was also nice to see Jane and her cohort. Although, I will warn you, there are spoilers for later books in the Jane Jameson series (if you are like me and are pitifully behind on those)…so don’t say I didn’t warn you. But it isn’t like they are needed to enjoy the book, rather, they just add to the world-building. Overall, I’d give this a strong 3.5, but rounding up to 4. But I would warn about drinking while reading – you may cause damage to your book, kindle or other e-reader.

 
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Posted by on April 29, 2013 in Book Review

 

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The Armchair Audies – Romance – Summary

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Armchair Audies

Last week, I finished listening to the last book that was nominated for the Romance category for the Audie Awards. As a quick recap, the nominees were:

Don’t Cry for Me, written by Sharon Sala, Narrated by Kathe Mazur, Produced by Audible,Inc.
The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie, written by Jennifer Ashley, Narrated by Angela Dawe, Produced by Tantor Media
Never Seduce a Scot, written by Maya Banks, Narrated by Kirsten Potter, Produced by Tantor Media
Scandalous Desires, written by Elizabeth Hoyt, Narrated by Ashford MacNab, Produced by Hachette Audio
The Witness, written by Nora Roberts, Narrated by Julia Whelan, Produced by Brilliance Audio

Overall, I found the nominees to be a good representation of the genre as it currently stands. Quite a bit of historical romance, but with a good romantic suspense, and a serial romance to round out the category. I’ve written reviews of each of the books nominated, but my general thoughts were:

The Witness – really liked Whedon’s narration of Robert’s book and it was one of my favorites by her recently. Definately a strong contender to be the winner.
Don’t Cry For Me – Unfortunately, Kathe Mazur’s (a narrator that I normally enjoy) couldn’t quite make up for a weak plot. This was probably the weakest book out of all the nominations for me.
Scandalous Desires – I have to admit that I was expecting a male narrator with a name like Ashford McNab – but enjoyed her narration. I found her Irish accent very strong and intriguing.
The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie – this was a re-read/listen for me – but I don’t remember that much about my initial read, so I found it enjoyable. I liked Dawe’s narration and her scottish burr was pleasantly surprising, sometimes they are hit or miss with narrators.
Never Seduce a Scot – I really enjoyed this narration, although I think that Potter’s weakness is her male voices – I found that they just started to blend together and there wasn’t anything really distinctive. While not the weakest narration, I wouldn’t place it as a forerunner.

When I sit down and consider my listening experience with each of the books, the narration, the story in general and my overall enjoyment – I would rating them in the following order/prediction for winning:

1. The Witness
2/3. The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie/Scandalous Desires
4. Never Seduce A Scot
5. Don’t Cry For Me

But I look forward to seeing what the official committee thinks when the awards are announced.

 
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Posted by on April 26, 2013 in Audiobook Review

 

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Review – Composing Myself – Elena Aitken

composing myselfComposing Myself
Author: Elena Aitken

Review Copy Provided By Author

Description:
Whitney Monroe’s not ashamed of the way her mother can work a brass pole, not really. It’s just that some things are better left unsaid; especially when your mother’s a stripper and you’re trying to get a job at a prestigious private school that definitely won’t appreciate her talents.

Raised by her grandma, Whitney’s always managed to keep her two worlds separate, even if it meant lying to everyone. And when Reid Phillips—a charming, sexy songwriter—becomes her not-entirely-welcome roommate, Whitney has no intention of telling him the truth either. But she wasn’t excepting Reid to see right through her and challenge her compartmentalized life. With Grams seriously ill, her mother’s life in turmoil and her dream job on the line, it’s more important than ever for Whitney to keep everything together. But that will mean being honest with everyone, starting with herself.

Review:
This is my first time reading Elena Aitken’s stuff, but honestly, based on Composing Myself, it won’t be the last. I was immediately drawn to the description, I mean, brass pole, aka stripper pole, in the first sentence of the blurb – who wouldn’t be intrigued. I started reading this at about 8pm on a Friday night, with every intention of only reading a “few chapters” as is my nightly routine. Unfortunately, that didn’t exactly pan out…an hour and a half later, I will still reading…I had to force myself to stop reading and go to sleep (otherwise my run the next morning was going to suck!)

I did find it interesting that the author used a flash-back method of telling part of the story – I’ve found that sometimes this works and sometimes it doesn’t. For me, it worked in past – but not completely – it just needed something else as a wow factor (I hope that makes sense…). I did find it interesting how similar in character Whitney’s mother and grandmother were (although, i’m sure that they would hate to admit it) – it was their stubborn-ness and need to be right that led to so many of the trials/tribulations in the story.

I loved Whitney as a character, she was just so young and careful, but oh man, was her boyfriend a douche-bag…sorry, no other words describe him. I wanted to boink him over the head. I was so glad when Reid came into the picture. Anyways, i’m not going to be belabor the point, but the say, I really enjoyed this book, will be reading more of Elena Aitken in the future. Overall, I gave this story 3.5 but still debating on the rounding up/down for Goodreads.

 
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Posted by on April 26, 2013 in Book Review

 

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Audiobook Review – Never Seduce A Scot – Maya Banks

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never seduce a scotNever Seduce A Scot
Author: Maya Banks
Series: #1 in the The Montgomerys and Armstrongs series

Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Run Time: 10 hrs and 10 minutes
Producer: Tantor Audio

Description:
Eveline Armstrong is fiercely loved and protected by her powerful clan, but outsiders consider her “touched.” Beautiful, fey, with a level, intent gaze, she doesn’t speak. No one, not even her family, knows that she cannot hear. Content with her life of seclusion, Eveline has taught herself to read lips and allows the outside world to view her as daft. But when an arranged marriage into a rival clan makes Graeme Montgomery her husband, Eveline accepts her duty—unprepared for the delights to come. Graeme is a rugged warrior with a voice so deep and powerful that his new bride can hear it, and hands and kisses so tender and skilled that he stirs her deepest passions.

Graeme is intrigued by the mysterious Eveline, whose silent lips are ripe with temptation and whose bright, intelligent eyes can see into his soul. As intimacy deepens, he learns her secret. But when clan rivalries and dark deeds threaten the wife he has only begun to cherish, the Scottish warrior will move heaven and earth to save the woman who has awakened his heart to the beautiful song of a rare and magical love.

Review:
Its been a while since I have read/listened to any of Maya Banks stuff and the first time that I have tried her non-erotic romance (although I did enjoy her Sweet series). I had been hearing good things about this series from many of my friends, so I was glad to see the audiobook as one of the nominees for the romance category in the Audies. This was also my first time listening to not only Maya Banks, but also the narrator, Kirsten Potter, so it was an interesting experience all around.

I can’t say that the plot in general blew me away – it did feel the same as a lot of the highland romances that have been published in the past (authors like Julie Garwood) – where the King forces a marriage between two clans in order to strength blood ties, reduce the number of feuds. Which is exactly what happened in Never Seduce A Scot – the Montgomery’s and the Armstrong’s had been feuding for several generations – although, you never knew what actually started the feud (I think it might have been the death of a family member at the hands of the other clan – but I was kind of confused on that part) – which I guess goes to show, how the feuds are continued year after year, generation after generation and eventually people lose sight as to how or why they started.

I have to admit that I did have a soft spot for Eveline, the main character – there was something about her characterization that just sucked me in. Maybe it was how her issues/disability was written. My only gripe was that her change in character occurred really quickly after her marriage – and it seemed fake – like all of a sudden, there was a light-switch that was turned on. I would have liked to have seen it dragged out a little bit more – but at the same time, since the entire book took place in like a three week period (give or take), I guess there wasn’t a lot of time for self-discovery and other people discovery…

I would say that Potter’s narration was a solid middle range for me – it wasn’t some of the best narration, I have ever heard, nor was it the worst. She did a good job with the various female voices, including the pitch/tone/volume of Eveline’s at various stages in the story. But I felt like she struggled a bit with the male narration. Their voices did get better as the book went along, but initially I had a hard time distinguishing the various male voices from each other, they seemed to blur together. That being said, I will more than likely check out other books narrated by her in the future and I look forward to reading more books in this series. I gave both the book and the narration 3.5 stars.

 
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Posted by on April 22, 2013 in Audiobook Review

 

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Review – Short Rides – Lorelei James

short ridesShort Rides
Author: Lorelei James
Series: In-between shorts in the Rough Riders series (listed as #14.5)

Description:
The stories included in the Short Rides anthology are:

King of Hearts – Deputy Cam McKay deals with a murder/suicide case on Valentine’s Day.

Rough Road – Chassie, Trevor and Edgard Glanzer spend a romantic weekend away from the ranch and kids celebrating their anniversary…only to return home to face their biggest challenge yet.

All Knocked Up – Keely and Jack Donohue are having a baby. Given Keely’s raging pregnancy hormones, will Jack need to wear a cup in the delivery room?

Review:
I really hate it when I read a book by a favorite author and it just falls flat…and unfortunately, to an extent, Short Rides did. I enjoyed the first two stories in the anthology – they were right on target with how I remember their stories. They felt real and a good continuation of their previous story. My biggest issue was with Jack/Keely’s book. It literally drove me up the wall. I was so frustrated with how it played out that I debated throwing my kindle against the wall.

I think one of the things that irks me the most about the series, is how the women just keep popping out kids. I’ve seriously lost track in the various books of how my kids the various McKay wives have had and Keely was just the same. One of the things, I had liked about her was that she didn’t seem to tow the partyline. But it was like in this book she had a complete personality transplant. She was the same stubborn Keely, but factoring in pregnancies (yes, plural).

Anyways, when I sit down and think about the rating, I would give the book, the first 2 stories were 4 star reads, but Jack/Keely’s was only a 2 star read. So I gave it 3 stars overall.

 
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Posted by on April 21, 2013 in Book Review

 

Strangers on a Train Blog Tour – Serena Bell

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Hi Everyone!
Today, I am lucky enough to have Serena Bell, one of the contributing authors from Samhain’s Strangers on a Train Anthology joining me as part of the blog tour. I’m excited to have her and she wrote an awesome post (below) about how the anthology came about, and then kindly answered some questions for me. So I hope you all enjoy and pick up her book (Ticket Home), as well as Ruthie Knox, Meg Maguire, Donna Cummings and Samantha Hunter.

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Dee

Strangers on a Train – a brief synopsis
Romancing the rails…

Tight Quarters by Samantha Hunter
Reid isn’t happy about the mix-up that saddles him with a claustrophobic roommate on his New York train tour. Then his weekend with Brenna progresses to a weekend fling, and so much more.

Ticket Home by Serena Bell
Encountering her workaholic ex on her commuter train is the surprise of Amy’s life. Especially since Jeff seems hell-bent on winning her back.

Thank You for Riding by Meg Maguire
At the end of Caitlin’s commute, her extended flirtation with a handsome stranger finds them facing a frigid winter night locked in an unheated subway station.

Back on Track by Donna Cummings
A wine tour isn’t enough to take Matt’s mind off his baseball slump—until sexy, funny Allie plops into the adjacent seat and tells him three things about herself. One of them, she says, is a lie. Then Allie lets slip one truth too many…

Big Boy by Ruthie Knox
Mandy doesn’t want romance, but monthly role-playing dates with her stranger on a train—each to a different time period—become the erotic escape she desperately needs. And a soul connection she never expected.

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Guest Post by Serena Bell:
I’m thrilled to be visiting Dee’s Book Blog this morning to talk about Strangers on Train, a series of five stories about railroad encounters of the very hot kind, including my novella, Ticket Home. Thanks for having me, Dee!

The Origins of the Anthology
People love to hear the story of how Strangers on a Train got started, and I love to tell it. Ruthie Knox (Big Boy) spotted a tweet about a Tumblr called Hot Guys on the Train, a mouth-watering collection of unsuspecting men photographed in transit. She and Samantha Hunter (Tight Quarters) started riffing on the vast number of excellent stories that could come out of such a scenario, I joined in, we recruited Meg Maguire (Thank You for Riding) and Donna Cummings (Back on Track), and before too long, Strangers on a Train was a thing.

Once we knew we wanted to do a series, the first step was staking our claim to train settings. Meg grabbed the Boston T, Ruthie wanted to write about a train museum, and the rest of us gradually fell in line. Then we ran story ideas and brief synopses past each other. The one thing I can’t emphasize enough is how insanely supportive all these authors have been of me and each other through this whole process—no ego, no infighting, no territorial disputes. I love these women.

Q&A with Serena
1. If we were to get a peek at your nightstand (or wherever you keep books you are currently reading), what books/authors would we see?
Oh, whatever you do, don’t look at my nightstand, or at any other part of the upstairs of my house, which is the last place I ever get to with the vacuum or feather duster. But if you did breach my defenses, you would find Susan Elizabeth Phillips’s Call Me Irresistible, which I’m enjoying partly because the heroine is so very un-heroine like—broke, stranded, and generally a mess. I love unconventional heroes and heroines.

Then, on my Kindle, in addition to the mammoth collection of Warriors books courtesy of my kids, you’d discover another kind of total disorder—multiple books at once, which is pretty rare for me. I think it’s the effect of my own release week overstimulation on my brain!

In addition to reading many (terrific) manuscripts for my critique partners, I read a lot of books by people I’ve met online or in the real world, so right now, I’m in the middle of books by Charlene Teglia, who just became my neighbor, and Violet Duke, who released her debut the same week I did. I’ve just finished Charlotte Stein’s Addicted, which like pretty much all of Charlotte’s books had me in a total trance, and am about to start Hot Island Nights from the backlist of Sarah Mayberry, who (along with Charlotte) is one of my auto-buys.

I’m also reading Catherine the Great (a biography) by Robert K. Massie, for my book club. I’m at fifty-three percent and … well, let’s just say, as interesting as I’m finding it, it’s not the thing I always want to pick up at the end of a long, frying day. Romance wins out.

2. What is the one piece of advice you would give to an aspiring writer?
Finish. Finish your WIP, start another WIP, finish that one. It’s too easy to get bogged down, put other priorities ahead of the writing, or set something aside when you get discouraged by criticism. I believe that for most writers, mastery comes around the time you finish your fifth or sixth novel. Which isn’t to say the first five will end up in drawers. As you finish subsequent books, you can go back and apply what you’ve learned to revising earlier books, and if you’re lucky, by the time you find yourself a editor who’s an advocate for your voice and style, you’ll have several books ready to go. And for some people, it doesn’t take that long—but having a finished book is the pre-requisite for making a career!

3. Are you a planner or a pant-ser when it comes to your writing?
Mostly a pantser. I do some limited planning—I write a synopsis, lay out the main characters’ goals/motivations/conflicts (both internal and external), and do free-writing and character interviews to develop the characters. But then I just write and let what happens happen. I’m very willing to toss out a synopsis that isn’t working for me, and I often find that the characters’ GMCs change in the course of the writing. If I don’t stay flexible, I’ll eventually write myself into a corner and stall out. If I let the characters take me where they want to go, things work much better.

4. Do you have any superstitions when it comes to writing? (same times, same place, certain habits?)
I’m pretty disciplined. I write in a little garret office next to an octagonal window, and I’m at my desk pretty much every moment the kids are in school. If anything, my problem is that I’m terrible about taking breaks—and I’ve paid the price for that with repetitive motion issues, so I advise other people not to do as I do. I don’t have any superstitions, but I do have this one quirk—if I’m getting blocked, I chew large amounts of Trident bubble gum. I’m not sure why it works—maybe because it distracts part of my brain from getting panicky about how the words aren’t coming—but it always does.

5. If you could be any Disney character, who would it be and why?
Love it! Well, I’m not sure who I aspire to be, but if you want to know who I am, it’s Marlin from Finding Nemo. There’s a part of my brain that tends to fuss and worry and naysay, but I’ve found that if I channel Dory, and very kindly and gently remind my Marlin-side to “just keep swimming,” I can make the whole journey and be tremendously proud of what I’ve accomplished. Um, so I guess you could say I’m Marlin and Dory, and then you could call the men in the white coats …

6. If you could have dinner with any person, dead or alive, who would it be?
My father’s mother. She died when I was fourteen, too soon for me to get to know her as a person and a woman. She had “acromegaly,” a type of gigantism that made her wide and ungainly, and an assortment of other health issues—she had to have all her thyroid and parathyroid glands removed, was diagnosed with Type II diabetes, etc. Plus my father and aunt strongly suspect her husband was cheating on her—before his untimely death when she was still a very young woman.

Despite all that, she went to college as a single mom, at a time when very few women went at all, and went on to educate blind and deaf children. Speaking of “just keep swimming!” I know she wasn’t always happy, but she lived a great life and I would love to know more about it from an adult perspective, not just the bits of her I saw as a kid—buttered corn muffins for breakfast and cribbage games and lots of presents every time we went to visit.

Since the theme of this Q&A has somehow become “just keep swimming,” here’s an excerpt from Ticket Home, in which the hero declares that he will not give up until he brings the heroine home with him:

Excerpt:
“No more games.”

It was a command. It was a growl. She felt it, everywhere.

“Do you know what I spent my morning doing?”

She shook her head. From behind her, someone said, “Excuse me,” and Jeff sat abruptly in an empty seat and tugged her down to sit beside him. A group of passengers went by and distributed themselves into the seats beyond.

She tried to get up, but he held her firm.

“You’re hurting me.”

He released her instantly, and she rubbed the place where his fingers had dug into her.
“Your little stunt this morning with the conductor got me detained by the transit police for questioning. Apparently they take ‘See something, say something’ very seriously in the year of the tenth anniversary of September Eleventh.”

“Oh God.”

“It’s okay. It turns out I don’t have a police record or obvious links with terrorist organizations, and I haven’t traveled out of the country in the last couple of years.”

“Jeff, I’m so sorry.”

“Yeah, well. You can make it up to me by not running away. Okay? Just talk to me.”

She shouldn’t have sicced the MTA police on him, but that didn’t mean she wanted to be trapped here with him. It didn’t mean she wanted to rehash bits of their relationship better left behind. And it definitely didn’t mean she wanted his body a few inches from hers, tension rolling off him like fog off the early-morning Pacific Ocean. If she let her eyes flicker sideways, she could see that his thigh was tensed, the muscle straining the wool of his dress slacks.

“I’m not playing games,” she said. “I don’t want to talk. I don’t want to fix things up. I want you to get off the train and leave me alone. It’s over.”

“And I want you to come home with me.”

He said it so simply, it stopped her dead. She eyed his soft, wavy hair, the lean strength in his neck, the rough line of his shoulder under his dress shirt, and she couldn’t move.

The train began to pull out of the station, gathering speed in the dark tunnel. Her own mind started moving with it.

It was too late to put him off the train. He was going to ride with her now, and no matter where she ran, she wouldn’t be able to get away from him.

I want you to come home with me. Of course he did. He’d said as much this morning. But there was something about having it spelled out for her that made it more real.

“I’m not coming home. There is no home. There was, but there isn’t anymore.”

He turned his body more fully toward hers, his knees almost touching her thigh. His expression was earnest. “I had a lot of time to think today. And I decided something.”

For a brief, giddy moment, she imagined he was going to say what she’d always dreamed he would. I want to spend more time with you. I’ve been spending too much time on work stuff. I’m turning over a new leaf.

“I’m not going home without you.”


And if you managed to get this far into the tour (since I know it is a doozy of a post), Serena is giving away a copy of Ticket Home to a lucky commenter. So leave her (and me some love) and try your hand at answering one of the questions from her Q&A (Tell us about what Disney character you’d be, who (dead or alive) you’d like to have dinner with, or a time when you made yourself “just keep swimming.”) and I’ll warm-up the randomizer on the 22nd and pick a winner 😉

I hope you guys enjoyed Serena’s post and have some questions for her (otherwise, I might have to wrack my brain for some more and that might not be pretty…)

 
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Posted by on April 17, 2013 in Blog Hop

 

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