Blog Tour & Review ♥ The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez

July 17, 2017 Angela Best of 2017, Blog Tours, Mystery, Reviews, Romance

Blog Tour & Review ♥ The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez

Blog Tour & Review ♥ The Darkest Sunrise by Aly MartinezThe Darkest Sunrise (The Darkest Sunrise Duet Book 1) by Aly Martinez
Series: The Darkest Sunrise Duet #1
Published by Self-Published on July 13th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Mystery, Romance
Pages: 206
Format: ARC
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Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience.

“You’re pregnant.”
“It’s a boy.”
“Your son needs a heart transplant.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.
Lies.
Syllables and letters may not be tangible, but they can still destroy your entire life faster than a bullet from a gun. Two words—that was all it took to extinguish the sun from my sky.

“He’s gone.”

For ten years, the darkness consumed me. In the end, it was four deep, gravelly words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Porter Reese.”

6 stars

My heart is literally pounding in my chest right now. I’m not kidding when I say I just had to take a Xanax. Aly Martinez nailed it with this gripping story that takes you on an inspirational, breathtakingly emotional journey and never lets you go.

Devastation has caused Charlotte to build up seemingly impenetrable walls around herself to prevent interactions with others and avoid feelings. Porter faces crushing fear and desperation every day. He immediately sees through Charlotte’s fake smiles and cold demeanor, and recognizes a kindred spirit. Their pain is palpable, but the relationship they develop tugs at your heartstrings in a wonderfully uplifting way.

I don’t want to say anything more about the plot itself. All you need to know is that the writing is exquisite. I’ve come to expect nothing less of Aly Martinez, but this is probably my favorite book of hers to date. Hell, it’s one of my favorite books of 2017 so far. The story is innovative and the characters are fascinating in their complexity. I suggest reading this book along with a buddy because you’ll want to share every exhilarating, profoundly moving moment.

If you’re one of those masochists who enjoys cliffhangers then this book is right up your alley. As for me, I need to get my impatient, grabby little hands on the conclusion, like right now. I’ve got more Xanax on standby.

Recommended for fans of:
Emotional stories
Survivors

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

Darkest Sunrise now available

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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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