Written by: Callie Hart
Narrated by: Ramona Master
Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
Publisher: Callie Hart
"I couldn't have forgotten about you even if I'd tried. The seas could have frozen over. The heavens could have come crashing down to earth. Time could have stood still, and I would never have been able to cleanse myself of you."
CoralieTwelve years ago, I ran to stay alive.Port Royal, South Carolina, was my home. I was born there. I fell in love there. And I nearly died there. I never thought I'd go back. Now, after so many years, I have to return to bury the man who made my life a living hell. Some nights, I used to cry myself to sleep, praying my father would die. Other nights were different. Other nights, there was him.Callan Cross.My first confidante. My first kiss. My first love. My first everything: Callan was the glue that held me together when everything else was falling apart. He was my savior. He was there for me whenever I needed him...Until he wasn't.Every night, I've seen the love of my life in my sleep. I just never thought I'd have to face him again.CallanTwelve years ago, I f--ked up big time.Living life through a camera lens is sometimes easier than dealing with it head on. Scratch that. It's always easier. For over a decade, I've been a master of my art, taking photographs all over the world. Yet despite all of the countries I've visited, the amazing things I've seen, the beautiful women I've screwed, my heart has remained in pieces.Coralie's the only woman I've ever loved, will ever love. And I'm determined to show her that we're meant to be together. Even if it means unearthing the bones of the past in the process.A lifetime and a thousand miles have stood between us.Now, there's no length of time I won't wait, no distance I won't travel, in order to make her mine.A standalone contemporary romance with hints of darkness. This novel contains serious themes of violence that some listeners might find uncomfortable.©2016 Callie Hart (P)2017 Callie Hart
*** I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator***
This book was dark, sinister in ways that are unfathomable and yet realistic, abuse and love and so much hurt and healing ...
it was an emotional story but with beautiful poignant moments ... love, hope and happiness
I have to admit i was a little disappointed with the narrators choice for other characters (Callan and Coralie were great...she captured the emotions perfectly ) but with every other actor she made them sound drunk or slow and it missed the mark on personalities and emotions from those characters ... not a huge deal but it was hard to take those characters seriously
this story isn't going to be for everyone ... it was hard to listen to at times ... abuse, fear and loss in full colour ... not muted for sensitivity