Saturday, 21 September 2013

Secrets of A Hart - Elizabeth James

Book Description

 September 10, 2013
Five years ago, Kendall Hart’s life changed forever. A tragedy forced her to grow up fast and become a responsible adult overnight while her friends were still enjoying high school. She lives and breathes work leaving no time for a social life and her circle of friends is small. She has no room for complications in her life…then Tristan walks in.
Tristan O’Neal is forced to return home when his father becomes terminally ill. Taking care of his parents, dealing with an irresponsible brother, and starting a new job bring challenges to his life. Starting a relationship is the last thing on his mind but when sees Kendall, he finds himself drawn to her...she is so familiar.
Tristan is what Kendall has always wanted but life isn’t always fair. Sometimes you have to let go of the one person you’ve always loved in order to protect them. Will Tristan be able to break through the wall she’s built around her heart or will Kendall’s secrets consume her and destroy their chance at a life together?

Natalie's Review

From the very first page of this book I was bawling my eyes out, it's starts off with quite a sad scene but had me hooked, I couldn't wait to keep reading and see how this story played out as I have been waiting for it for what seems like ages as I am a massive supporter of Elizabeth James and I have loved every book she has written.

let's start with Kendal she has been broken for five years since a tragedy left her heartbroken, for as long as she could remember she has always loved Tristan, ever since she quite literally fell into his arms, however he left town and Kendal moved on, living half a life since the tragedy she has been living with a secret that haunts her everyday. When she is at a beach party she looks up and sees the face that has held her heart and flees.

Tristan wants to know who she is from the instant he saw her he is drawn to her and he sets the challenge of finding out who she is... What follows is a beautiful relationship that is threatened to be torn apart and when the secret from Kendal's past returns to haunt her she has no choice but to let him go to protect him

Literally from the half way point of this book I was bawling my eyes out, there are some very heartbreaking and moving scenes that will take your breath away

I loved this book and I have to say my favorite characters are Natalie and Alicia those girls seem fab lol no kidding aside the story was fantastic and I cannot wait for the next book in the series 

I give this book a swooning heart 5 stars it was amazeballs

About The Author

Elizabeth James is the author of the Design Series. She writes contemporary romance set in her native North Carolina. A life-long reader, she began writing a novel at age fifteen, put it away with no hopes of publication, but now has realized her dream as an adult. Inspired by several bestselling authors she began working as a beta reader and her passion for writing once again surfaced. She embarked on a journey to see if she could complete a novel and Love by Design was born. With warm reception to her first novel she is now making this crazy world a part of her life. Elizabeth believes you're never too late in life to realize your dreams and this has opened up a new world of adventures and meeting new people which she loves to do. Elizabeth lives in North Carolina with her husband and their dogs. She enjoys traveling, exploring North Carolina, and spending time with her friends.

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