Book Review, Giveaway: Shattered Dreams by Brenda Kennedy


TITLE : Shattered Dreams
AUTHOR : Brenda Kennedy
GENRE : Soft Romance
RELEASE DATE : December 15, 2014


Emma Greyson, Age 22, Has a loving husband, Max, and a newborn son, James. She is
finally living her dream, until fate steps in and shatters everything.
Trying to deal with the death of her husband and learning how to be a single mom, Emma decides to move from Fort Drum, New York, back to her hometown of Sarasota, Florida.
Four years later, Emma has a fresh start with a new job and new friends. She meets an attractive doctor, Alec Collins. Taking things slowly, she is happy with the way things are going until fate steps in again and reveals the ugly truth of Alec’s past.
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My Rating:

4 hearts


Favorite Quotes:

 “My big strong soldier wears his heart on his sleeves and his emotions on his face.  Max never fears for himself but fears for me instead.”

 “She want to wear her Batman costume, but I persuade her to wear regular school clothing.  I guess I did the right thing, but I wonder.  Usually, it is a good idea to be yourself, but if you can be Batman, maybe you should be Batman.”

My Review:

 I am shocked and amazed, there was no actual sex in this book…none at all, none, zero, nada.   Yet I liked it anyway!  You did notice I said I was amazed right?  My first time reading this author and would gladly read her work again, and it looks like I will have to if I want to find out what happens as she suckered me with a much dreaded cliffhanger – I despise those!  The writing is heartfelt, easy to follow, and from multiple POVs.  I enjoyed the characters, appreciated the use of humor, and had a lump in throat on occasion.

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First and foremost I am a wife, mother and grandmother.
I am also a nurse and a new author.  
I moved to sunny Florida in 2006 and never looked back. I love fresh squeezed
lemonade, crushed ice, teacups, wineglasses, non-franchise restaurants, ice cream cones, boating, picnics, cookouts, throwing parties, lace, white wine, mojitos, strawberry margaritas, white linen tablecloths, fresh flowers and Pinterest. I also love to read and write and to spend time with my family. My books thus far, have been inspired by the things I love and the people who influence me, every single day to be a better person.
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