Blog Tour & Review ♥ The Brightest Sunset by Aly Martinez

July 31, 2017 Angela Blog Tours, Contemporary, Reviews, Romance

Blog Tour & Review ♥ The Brightest Sunset by Aly Martinez

Blog Tour & Review ♥ The Brightest Sunset by Aly MartinezThe Brightest Sunset (The Darkest Sunrise, #2) by Aly Martinez
Published by Self-Published on July 27th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
Pages: 212
Format: ARC
five-stars

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Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.
Lies.
Words destroyed me.
“I’m sorry. She didn’t make it.”
“Daddy, he can’t breathe!”
“There’s nothing more we can do for your son.”
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.
More lies.
Those syllables and letters became my executioner. I told myself that, if I didn’t acknowledge the pain and the fear, they would have no power over me. But, as the years passed, the hate and the anger left behind began to control me.
Two words—that was all it took to plunge my life into darkness.
“He’s gone.”
In the end, it was four soft, silky words that gave me hope of another sunrise.
“Hi. I’m Charlotte Mills.”

6 stars! 

Hello, Book Hangover, my old nemesis. I have no idea how you improve upon perfection, but The Brightest Sunset is even better than the first book in the Darkest Sunrise duet. That’s really saying something because The Darkest Sunrise was a 6-star read for me. This book? This book deserves all the stars in the universe.

The Brightest Sunset teaser

I’m not gonna lie. I’m glad I had a brand new bottle of red wine on hand because I was guzzling that bad boy like nobody’s business. 99% of the book is tension filled, and I loved every single second of it, but only because it comes from an authentic place.

The complexity of all the characters continues to grow in this conclusion as the stakes increase to catastrophic levels. The Brightest Sunset is devastatingly heartbreaking, poignant, flawlessly paced, and exquisitely written. It is a testament to the power of perseverance and forgiveness. I defy you to put it down.

This is, unquestionably, one of the most haunting stories I’ve read this year. I already have a space reserved for this emotional duet on my 2017 Top 5 list.

**ARC received in exchange for an honest review.**

The Darkest Sunrise Duet

five-stars

About Aly Martinez

Aly Martinez

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.


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