The perfect life.
The perfect marriage.
The jilted lover.
Their worlds collide.
Fate intervenes twelve years later and their paths intersect once again. All three will question whether the heart is truly capable of dividing and being divided; each will decide whether it matters who you loved first or who you love last.
Together they will learn that in the end, there can always only be one.
Holy wow. This book completely killed me. I was numb with all these feelings coursing through me. I was a bundle of nerves holding on to my kindle tightly and keep changing pages. I was FRIGHTENED to read past the prologue. Oh my god. Ms. Brae's prologues are all killing Trisha worthy. God dammit I wasn't even going to read it right then because I was worried I was like WHAT THE HELL JUST HAPPENED. What did I miss. Ohmigod. Is Alex okay? Is Isa Okay? Did I just enter parallel universe. I messaged Christine saying do I need to worry? And she just said read. I'm like okay I better read it or else I wouldn't able to sleep. Guess what happened. I stayed up into the early morning to finish. I finished. Than and only than did I breathe and quite happily. Ms Brae needs to known and the QUEEN OF ANGST.
This book was even better than THE LIGHT IN THE WOUND. That means if you have read my review for the first book you would know how much I wanted to throw my kindle across the room but in HWL I wanted to shake a lot of people. I wanted to shake them so hard that they would regain their senses.
This story is what happens after. It's real. When a books ends and it end happily well these people still are living and their life is bound to be full of problems. They are bound to run in to trouble it just depends on how they deal with it. It depends if Jesse is able to move on. It depends on Alex and Isa's relationship. Years go on and we reach to a point when reality decided to crash the party and make its presence known.
This book was a mind f**k I swear it was screwing with my mind but at the same time teaching me. Teaching me the everyone will go down the spiral, there will be days when thing go out of hand but how YOU react is in your hands. If you let what happened control you than just say goodbye to your soul because you aren't respecting yourself.
I mentioned this before but Christine Brae's writing is abso-freaking-lutely PHENOMENAL. I love her writing style its unique its so her. You can tell she is writing from her heart because all the emotions she felt I felt too. I wasn't just reading it I was THE characters. I was Isa. I was Alex. I was Jesse.
This book also made me understand Jesse. I really hated that guy. I'm honestly going to say that. What he did made me hate him. And I hated him more wondering if he's coming to ruin Alex's much needed happy ending with the girl he loves more than himself. Jesse actually surprised me he is a good guy and I'm grudgingly saying it, he just made the wrong choices and the fact is he isn't right for Isa not one bit. He also will make you understand him and turns out in these years he has grown up and you'll see it.
All you Alex fans. You will fall more in love him than you did in the first book and all you Jesse fans you all will love Alex SO much you might change sides. ;) LMAO.
This is one of my all time favourites of 2013. What a beautiful book that will stay FOREVER with me. Thank you Christine for writing HWL its my favourite out of the two books. Can't wait for more from you. <3
5 Isa, Alex and Paris AWEFREAKINGTASTIC Stars!!!!
WHO AM I?
Hi! My name is Jesse Cain. Born in Spain and I am an international business owner for a living.
Let’s get to know you better
Tell us your favorite:
Song: Mostly workout type songs. I don’t listen to them outside of the gym
Movie/ TV Show: Who has time?
Band: Too many to name
Food: I am in the food business so I don’t have a favorite. I’m surrounded by food too much!
Cartoon Character: The Road Runner
Hobbies: Again, who has time?
Vacation Spots: I’ll get back to you on that. I’m just now beginning to enjoy going away on vacation.
Let’s dig deep
Describe your fashion style: Business.
Describe your daily routine: Work, work, work
3 major things you can’t live without? This has changed recently. I’m still processing…..
If there is one thing you could change about yourself, what would it be and why? I need to chill a little bit more.
What is your worst habit? Planning. I can’t stop planning
Greatest fear in life? Living alone
Most likely to be arrested? My temper could get me in trouble, yes.
If there is one person you could bring back from the dead, who would it be and why? Let me get back to you on this.
One of your most embarrassing moments? The day I freaked out at the Four Seasons…………
Greatest regret so far? Being too young and selfish.
Greatest achievement in life? I am the CEO of one of the largest global companies in the world.
Let’s talk dirty
Boxers or briefs? Briefs
Lights on or lights off? On
Sexiest part of your body? I don’t really focus on making my body sexy.
Kinkiest thing you’ve ever done? Those high school and college days were the best!
Favorite place to get down and dirty? Wherever my mood takes me.
When not listening to the voices in her head or spending late nights at the office, Christine can be seen shopping for shoes and purses, running a half marathon or spending time with her husband and three children in Chicago.
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