Author: Marquita Valentine

Take the Fall by Marquita Valentine

Posted July 27, 2015 by Kate in Blog Tour, Just Okay, Review / 0 Comments
Take the Fall by Marquita Valentine

This book starts off so heartbreaking! I mean seriously, all the characters are young and doing crazy things like street racing (I’m not ashamed to say I went along for a ride or to when I was young and naive) but instead of being able to grow out of the crazy behavior, they got into it with the wrong guy and said guy had a gun. When the fight is all said and done, Rowan (our heroine) loses both her boyfriend and her brother. No they didn’t die, but one went to prison and the other did some jail time and then was sentenced to join the Marines, her boyfriend goes off to be a Marine and he makes it clear he does not want her along for the ride. I just felt so bad for everyone right up front, but hey it means I was invested, and I like being invested in the characters. So I love second chance romances, and I think I have made that clear over the years, so this story is right up my alley. And what worked for me in this book was how much you could really see and feel how much Rowan was fighting her emotions, trying to be strong, to make Seth believe she wasn’t hurt, I mean I was right there with her. Rowan had great sassy attitude that I really liked. I also really liked that after her boyfriend and brother went to prison she started a non-profit that […]