Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Review: Smoky Rooms by Laura Braley (Life is More Than Candy Hearts)

Review: Smoky Rooms by Laura Braley
IN A GLANCE: Girl meets boy in a bar, but Smoky Rooms isn't your every day Fairy Tale. Each of them have a troubled past. Will they both be able to move beyond their pain and love again?


Title: Smoky Rooms (Life is More Than Candy Hearts)
Author: Laura Braley
Publisher: Renaissance Romance Publishing
Format: Ebook
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Chance Lassiter is a former rock star on the verge of a new start, after he let the excesses of the music industry lure him into ruin the first time around.

Lindsay Brandon is a former actress trying to rediscover the person she once was before a change of circumstances forced her to make a decision that destroyed her spirit.

A series of mistakes and bad choices have brought their lives to where they are. Can a chance meeting filled with introspection, one lonely night in a smoke-filled corner bar, help them accept the mistakes from their pasts and move toward the future together?


Review: 

Smoky Rooms is the second story in Life is More Than Candy Hearts.  This great story is written by a wonderful author by the name of Laura Braley.  Her great characters pull you in with their back stories, each of them are filled with hurt, pain, and mistakes.

I enjoyed reading about these characters and rooting for it all to work out.  The only thing I didn't like about this short story is that its way to short, I needed to see their love grow.  This story mainly happens over a few months, but they only talk one night and fall in love.  I would have really enjoyed seeing their love grow and see what happened after that one night in the bar.  It just seemed a bit rushed, but that's because it is a short story.  Other than that I really enjoyed reading this story!


Recommendation: 

Great story for anyone who has struggled to overcome their past.


Rating: 



Plot: 19/20
Characters: 20/20
Writing: 20/20
Creativity: 19/20
Ending: 9/10
Cover: 9/10

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