Thursday, 26 March 2015

Soaring (Magdalene #2) by Kristen Ashley - Review

American heiress Amelia Hathaway needs to start anew. 

Her husband cheated on her, and when everything she wanted in life slipped through her fingers, she fell apart. When she did, she took another heart wrenching hit as she lost the respect of her children. 

When her ex took her family from California to live in the small town of Magdalene in Maine, Amelia decided it was time to sort herself out. In order to do that and win her children back, she moves to Cliff Blue, an architectural masterpiece on the rocky coast of Magdalene. 

Her boxes aren’t even unpacked when she meets Mickey Donovan, a man who lives across the street, a man so beautiful Amelia takes one look at Mickey and knows she wants everything from him. 

The problem is, she finds out swiftly that he’s friendly, he’s kind, but he doesn’t want everything back. 

Amelia struggles to right past wrongs in her life at the same time find out who she wants to be. She also struggles with her attraction to the handsome firefighter who lives across the street. 

But Amelia will face a surprise when her friendly neighbor becomes not-so-friendly. As Amelia and Mickey go head to head, Amelia must focus on winning back the hearts of her children. 

She soon discovers she also must focus on winning the heart of a handsome firefighter who understands down to his soul the beautiful heiress who lives across the street is used to a life he cannot provide.

OMG! This book. The feels.

So, being an impatient person I read the teaser chapters online a few months ago for this one - and then regretted it as I had to impatiently wait for the release of this incredibly kick-ass book! So as soon as this book was released I devoured it in one sitting. This book was just amazing - the journey K.A. took us on with Amelia was just so sweet.

Amelia knows she made many mistakes when dealing with the fallout of her divorce with her cheating ex-husband. Moving across the country to reconnect with her children, Amelia has to cut ties with her rich family and her best friend. However, her first day of moving into her new house in Magdalene and her ex-husband turns up on the doorstep to verbally abuse her. This is how she meets Mickey - seeing his neighbour in a domestic dispute, Mickey steps in to help a damsel in distress.

After an amazing day with Mickey and his family, Amelia moves in to kiss Mickey. However, Mickey rejects her due to feeling not being able to provide for such a wealthy heiress. Thus begins the neighbour-dispute between the two. 

Mickey - how I loved this Irish little sweetie-pie. He was just adorable. His kids were super sweet. I absolutely loved this man. 

At first I thought Amelia's kids were heartless, cold and just plain ol' nasty. The way they treated her was disgusting. Yes I get they were hurting and embarrassed over their mother's previous actions, but would some loyalty have been so wrong. However, they came around and they were sweet in the end. 

This book was just simply sweet and amazing. I can't even put into words how much I loved this book. This is a must read guys.


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