Author: Alyssa J. Montgomery

Echoes of the Heart by Alyssa J. Montgomery

Posted March 17, 2014 by Kate in Liked It, Review / 0 Comments
Echoes of the Heart by Alyssa J. Montgomery

I was a little worried when I picked up this book, mainly because the book kind of starts off with a funeral, the funeral of Amanda’s husband. The whole thing sounded so callous, Amanda’s ex showing up at the funeral of her husband, out for revenge? Thankfully, everything was not as it seems. As it turns out, Amanda’s marriage, well not really what one would consider a real marriage in any sense of the word. So it wasn’t like Jake sounds up to rub salt into Amanda’s broken heart over her dead husband, if anything her husband being dead must have been more of a relief than anything else. I felt bad for Amanda, I really did. It turned out her husband was a bit on the abusive side, and she married him to make sure that someone she loved would be taken care. Basically she gave up her life in order to make sure someone else had a good life, it was definitely an honorable thing to do. I don’t think she ever anticipated it turning out the way it did though. More than that, the guy Amanda did love, Jake, well their whole relationship basically blew up due to misunderstandings and some mingling by outside forces. Jake, well I didn’t really bond to him all that much, especially in the beginning of the book, Jake came off as such an ass. I mean he approaches his ex at a funeral, completely inappropriate and then propositions her. Later on, […]