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Friday, 25 July 2014

A Masterpiece of our Love

Title: A Masterpiece of our Love
Author: Nikki Lynn Barrett
Rating: 4.8 STARS
OVERVIEW: The first in a brand new contemporary/suspense trilogy! 
Two Lives Torn by tragedy. 
Eight-year-old Becca and twelve-year-old Hunter cling to each other and life after surviving a plane crash which stole their families. 
Two Souls Seeking Love. 
Each year, from the time she was old enough to travel on her own, Becca met up with Hunter on the island that altered their lives forever. 
Until he stopped showing. 
Her constant. Her link to the past. Gone in the blink of an eye. 
Two Lives Bound by Secret. 
Suffering more heartbreak, Hunter returns to the one place he’s always sought comfort, the island where he and Becca met. It was the place that stole from him, and in the same instance gave to him. He hasn't been back or spoken to Becca in four years. 
Though he’s sure she must hate him for disappearing, Hunter discovers the girl gone, now a woman in her place. Hunter is determined to prove to Becca he isn’t the same twelve-year-old boy of yesteryear. 
But someone isn't happy about their reunion... 
Strange things begin happening. Letters start showing up in their hotel rooms and at home with cryptic messages. 
Two Broken Hearts Heal as One. 
With the mystery unsolved, Hunter convinces Becca to spend the remainder of the summer back home with him, both for safety and to give them a chance to discover the adults they’ve now become. 
Will love get a chance to blossom, or will the past come back and tear the masterpiece of their love apart once and for all?
REVIEW: what can I say about A Masterpiece of our Love? This story truly is a masterpiece. I can't imagine how Barrett has managed to conceive such a plot. I am awestruck at her use of imagery and words, every scene unfolded right In front of me. While the novel started out slow, the writing still captured my attention. But as the story progressed, the pace increased, and I was unable to move my eyes from the screen (I have puffy eyes to prove it). The storyline is very interesting with many twists and cliff hangers. Also, the way in which the story is written, I felt I was living Hunter and Becca's life with them. The characters were WOW.  Each one with a fitting personality. My favourite character would have to be Hunter. I loved the way in which Barrett has portrayed him as a strong yet soft hearted guy. I loved the way she wrote of his actions towards his demons, and how he responded to Becca as compared to the other characters. The love between the two main characters is written beautifully. However, now I'm stuck waiting for the next book in the trilogy, and i feel like I'm stuck with Hunter and Becca, until I read the next one. The storyline is very different to your usual stories. It's filled with secrets and suspense at every point. I suggest you grab this and read it soon. You might just discover a few steamy scenes as well ;)

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