September 27, 2013

REVIEW ~ If Forever Comes by A.L. Jackson









Title:  If Forever Comes (Take This Regret #2)

Author:  A. L. Jackson

Publication Date:  20th September, 2013.



Synopsis

If Forever Comes, the final chapter in the New York Times Bestselling series, Take This Regret. 


Christian Davison’s life is complete. With a ring on Elizabeth’s finger and his daughter at his side, he’s ready to run headlong into their future. 

Elizabeth Ayers never believed she would again find this kind of joy—the joy of a family and the wholeness found in the touch of the man she’s always loved. 

Their love is intense and their passion only grows as they set out to rediscover each other.

But life is never easy. 

Rocked by the unforeseen, Christian and Elizabeth will find themselves fighting for the one thing they hold most important—family.












Megan’s Review

I first fell in love with Christian and Elizabeth last November when I read Take This Regret, which I re-read when Lost To You was released and fell in love with their story even more. If Forever Comes is the continuation, the final chapter, in Christian and Elizabeth's story.

When we left off with Take This Regret, Christian and Elizabeth finally had their fairy tale love on the right track. Everything was rosy, perfect... In If Forever Comes something has changed, the fairy tale has been shattered. In this book we discover what happened in a series of flashbacks from both POVs.


There is mystery and intrigue as you piece the snippets back together. Their story is told out of sequence, flitting from the love they shared to the tragedy that has unfolded, flowing effortlessly back and forth.

A.L. Jackson's writing style is one that I have not come across with any other author. She has a way of telling a story that is gut-wrenchingly beautiful, the words poetically leaping off the page. Her words will draw you in, suck you into the minds of her characters in a way that you will feel every emotion, feel their anger, frustration and cry their tears of both joy and sorrow. It is an intensely raw and gripping read, full of passion.

Ugly cry warning, that is what this book needs! It had me sobbing to the point where I had to put the book down for a moment to gather myself. These characters will forever live in my heart. THE WHOLE SERIES IS A DEFINITE MUST-READ! 5 STARS!





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(Take This Regret #0.5)

People come into our lives. Some stay, and many go. Some build us up, while most tear us down. They become our friends, our enemies, our lovers, our tormentors. Christian Davison came into mine, and I knew I’d never be the same. 
To Elizabeth Ayers, New York City had always been a dream. She’s worked her entire young life to make it here. Groomed to one day take over his father’s law firm, attending Columbia University was Christian Davison’s only option. 
Neither wanted anything more until they sat across from each other at a café table after being paired as study partners. Christian wants her, but Elizabeth knows better than to give into their intense attraction. Yet there is little she can do to stay away. 
Lost to You, the prequel to the bestselling romance, Take This Regret. A New Adult novella, recommended for readers 17+.

You can read my review for Lost to You here. And buy it here.




(Take This Regret #1 - Even though this was the first book released it can be read either before or after Lost to You. Though you MUST read this one before If Forever Comes.)

There are some mistakes we make that we will regret for the rest of our lives. For Christian Davison, it was the day he betrayed Elizabeth Ayers. For five years, Christian has regretted the day he walked away from his family and will do anything to win them back.


Can Elizabeth forgive someone who has committed the unforgiveable? Or are there some wounds that go so deep they can never heal?

You can read my review for Take This Regret here. And buy it here.




About the Author

A.L. Jackson first found a love for writing during her days as a young mother and college student. She filled the journals she carried with short stories and poems used as an emotional outlet for the difficulties and joys she found in day-to-day life.

Years later, she shared a short story she'd been working on with her two closest friends and, with their encouragement, this story became her first full length novel. A.L. now spends her days writing in Southern Arizona where she lives with her husband and three beautiful children. Her favorite pastime is spending time with the ones she loves.


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