Series: Crosswords

Absolution Road by Rachel Blaufeld

Posted October 4, 2015 by Kate in Blog Tour, Liked It, Review / 0 Comments
Absolution Road by Rachel Blaufeld

I’m a pretty big fan of Rachel Blaufeld, she write really emotional/character driven books. I also kind of love that she writes love stories that seem to be just a tad unconventional, there is always one element that really sets her books apart. So I was excited about this book, even though it was the second book in the series and I haven’t read the first. Thankfully, this book can so be read as a standalone. So this book follows Jake and Aly, and both of them have some hard stuff in their pasts. They meet when the book opens and Jake is sitting in jail on Christmas because some guy was spouting off at the mouth at a bar, and Jake used his fists instead of his words. Thankfully it all worked out, and they started running in to each other around town. Jake was always attracted to Aly, and while sure, Aly thought Jake was hot, she was a lot more leery about getting involved with a past client, plus he had that whole kind of bad boy vibe and she wasn’t really sure she was ready for something like that. So Jake as a character was kind of sad, he carries so much guilt around with him that it literally impacts every aspect of his life. When he was a young boy, he was playing around and the end consequence was something horrible, he was just a boy, and clearly it was not his fault, but he […]