Wednesday 22 May 2013

The Last Hour Book Blog Tour - Review & Giveaway

Title: The Last Hour (Thompson Sisters)

Author:  Charles Sheehan-Miles

Release date: April 19, 2013

Age Group: Adult

Genre: Contemporary

Tour organized by: AToMR Tours

Book Description:

Twenty-seven year old Carrie Thompson-Sherman has the life she always wanted: her PhD, a prestigious fellowship, and an amazing husband.

Her life begins to unravel as a jealous colleague puts her fellowship in jeopardy and a haunting secret Ray Sherman carried home from Afghanistan comes to light.

Hounded by a federal investigation and the ensuing media feeding frenzy, Carrie and Ray desperately lean on each other, until a disastrous accident puts both Ray and her sister's lives at risk.

In the last hour, Carrie and Ray will each find themselves faced with a choice.

A choice that will change everything.

Tour Giveaway:

(1) $100 Amazon Gift Card
(1) Signed Hardback of The Last Hour – US/Canada Only
(5) eBook copies of Just Remember to Breather – May be gifted from Amazon or Barnes and Noble - International

About the Author

Charles Sheehan-Miles has been a soldier, computer programmer, short-order cook and non-profit executive. He is the author of several fiction and non-fiction books, including the indie bestsellers Just Remember to Breathe and Republic: A Novel of America's Future.

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Source: eARC for Honest Review

My Review...

So I had postponed reading this book because I knew it was going to be heavy and oh! boy was it! I am such a fan of Charles Sheehan-Miles and like his other books they all have a deep beauty yet realness to the stories.  This one was so beautiful yet so heart breaking. Just re-thinking about puts me on the verge of tears. 

It is so hard to do reviews when you don't want to say to much because to get the depth of this story you really have to read it without any preconceived notions. 

The beauty and profoundness of Ray and Carrie is so awe inspiring. 
Carrie has always been the rock for her family and finally with Ray she has someone to take care of her. 

Carrie & Ray's love story was a very turbulent journey but for them love was enough. 
Then OMG did that really happen!!! (insert the ugly cries and loads of tissues they will be needed with this story)
This story was so heart wrenching yet poetically wonderful.  Without ruining the story all I can say is it was so beautifully written with so much emotion and love.

This story is part of a series but can very easily be read as a stand alone. I so recommend this book but make sure to stock up on tissue and possibly alcohol to help ease the pain. Thank you Charles for such an amazing story. 

5 Heartbreaking Thumbs up!
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