Jul 18, 2016

REVIEW & EXCERPT TOUR : EMINENT LOVE by Leddy Harper

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We are so thrilled for the release of EMINENT LOVE by Leddy Harper - this is a beautiful story you to do not want to miss. Make sure you get your hands on EMINENT LOVE today!





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About EMINENT LOVE

Life doesn’t always start with once upon a time. Love doesn’t always end with happily ever after. After spending five years with the love of my life, I did nothing to stop her from walking away. She had her reasons to leave. I had my reasons to stay. But a year later, the realization of loss hits me, and I’ll stop at nothing to fix it. I leave everything behind to drive across the country to win her back, and I refuse to accept anything other than fulfilling old promises. But the only certainty in life is: nothing is as expected. The most valuable lessons don’t often revolve around a fairytale ending—frequently, they come from hurt and healing. They come from the kind of personal growth love offers. The mending of your heart, your soul, and your life. And every once in a while, you find the greatest gifts in the packages you never expected to open.
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I’ve done nothing for a year other than think of her and remember how good I’d had it. How healing her love was for me. How I’d never find anything resembling it again. Not like I’d tried, but that didn’t mean anything. Nothing had meaning without her. Nothing. I inhaled deeply, my heart hammering away…and I pressed call. My breathing ceased as it rang. Once. Twice. Three times. And then her voice came through the line. Such a soft sound, like a melody. Warm and soothing, just like her. The air blew out harshly past my lips as I readied myself to speak, to recite the words I’d held onto for a year. Although, before my lungs completely deflated, my breath caught in my chest, burning me from the inside out. “Hey, you’ve reached Layne. Well, not really. You’ve reached my voicemail. I wasn’t able to get to my phone fast enough, but if you leave a message, I’ll call ya right back.” With my eyes closed, I could picture her perfectly. Her smile was evident in her voice, in the way she spoke with a lilt at the end of her words. Pain. That’s what listening to her voice filled me with. Immense torture. I couldn’t even form enough thought to come up with something to say. When the beep sounded, I didn’t speak. One second. Two. Three. Four seconds of complete silence dragged out before I finally ended the call. “Fucking stupid idiot,” I said aloud as I slammed the phone down on the table. My face immediately fell into my hands. Of course she didn’t answer. She had no reason to. She’d said all she needed to say in the email she’d sent about a month after we’d broken up. An email I’d disregarded for weeks before finding the patience to open it. I should’ve responded then. I should’ve done something. However, I chose to dismiss her and the entire situation. It had been easier at the time because I’d allowed the fury inside to burn stronger until any ounce of compassion regarding her or our life together had been decimated, charred beyond recognition. Turned into ashes and then carried away by the wind.
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INFINITE "HEALING EVER AFTER" STARS!!!


“… Give people you have known a fresh set of eyes, as we all learn & grow from our experiences & mistakes…” -Diem Brown 



Oh.My.God this book! I couldn't even form any coherent thoughts after I finished reading it several hours ago up until now because it was just too much. The emotion was just so damn heavy my heart was wrenched and I am a mess! I just couldn't believe it! I wasn't prepared at all. Sure I heard and read posts on it being a tear jerker, someone's crying too much..etc..etc... But couldn't you just put a warning that screams!DANGER!!!NEEDS A LOT OF DAMN TISSUES, A STRONG HEART AND WATER TO PREVENT YOURSELF FROM CHOKING UP ON YOUR OWN SOB???


True! Because this book needs you to prepare more than what I enumerated. I admit I am an avid Leddy Harper fan so I know you'll definitely say I'm a little biased, but NO! Eminent Love shows how the author became better and better in her writing ability. It's more than the skill but the passion she has that clearly showed in her writing. The emotion and the pull she put in her words is so strong you could not put the book down. I was literally hooked, I devoured and savoured every lines that I even asked her a playlist I could go along while I was reading. And the playlist???Just a mere background because once you get your hands in it, you'll be lost in the story. That's how beautiful Eminent Love is.

I don't think I need to elaborate things to you with regards to Layne and Creed's story. The blurb will give you something to work on to. There's no amount of spoiler will prepare yourself for what awaits you. What's an added bonus to it is that, it was based on a true story so think about how this book will change your perception of life and love in it's entirety. What I can give you instead is how I enjoyed reading the book from beginning until the end even with puffy eyes and jumbled mess bed due to the tissues I used in my entire journey with them. Lane and Creed's love will forever be etched in my mind and heart. I love their story.I love how it was written flawlessly with a steady pace. The rollercoaster of emotions I went through is just something I don't think I'll recover fast enough. It's just too Beautiful and if I could rate it more that 5 stars I would gladly do it without second thoughts. At the end of the book, indeed...

Eminent love never dies.
Not every happily ever after looks the same. Nor is it how you’d imagine it being. But sometimes, it’s not about the fairytale ending. It’s about the healing . The kind of personal growth love offers.The mending of your heart, your soul , and your life. 

And oh Ms.Leddy Harper,
Even through loss, even through pain and heartache, happiness and love is still possible. 
Yeah, I captured that.

And that ending? I could not ask any more better ending than that! You did a great job!

Highly recommended!


Exceprt:



I didn’t know if she slept alone.



Thinking of Layne sharing a bed with someone else made me eager to race across the country and rip him out of my spot next to her. The irrational hostility tore through me at even the implication. I knew she didn’t belong to me anymore. She was a beautiful woman, capable of catching anyone’s attention. And anyone’s heart. Just because I’d stayed single over the last year didn’t mean she had. I couldn’t even look at a woman without thinking of Layne.



I sat up and grabbed my phone, not caring about the time or the consequences of calling this late. I needed to hear her voice more than I needed my next breath. From my screen, her bright-blue eyes stared back at me. The deep lines next to them revealed the happiness she had felt when we’d taken the photo. I’d made her happy once, and I’d do anything to do it again.

Not getting her back is a notion I was unwilling to accept.

I pressed the green call button and listened as it rang, each time growing louder and louder in my ear. My chest tightened the longer it went on. The excitement I felt when I pulled up her number had been completely swallowed by grief on the fourth ring. And then her voicemail picked up. Despair covered me as her voice came through the line, mocking me, reminding me I could hear her, but I couldn’t speak to her.

I disconnected the call and threw my phone back to the bedside table. The ache of disappointment and anger residing heavily in my chest intensified. If she wouldn’t answer my calls, I’d have to find another way to get through to her. Because I wouldn’t give up.

I’d made a decision a year ago to let her walk away.

And as I closed my eyes, I made another decision.

I’d get her back.

No matter what it took.

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About Leddy Harper

Leddy Harper had to use her imagination often as a child. She grew up the only girl in a house full of boys. At the age of fourteen, she decided to use that imagination and wrote her first book, and never stopped. She often calls writing her therapy, using it as a way to deal with issues through the eyes of her characters. She is now a mother of three girls, leaving her husband as the only man in a house full of females. The decision to publish her first book was made as a way of showing her children to go after whatever it is they want to. Love what you do and do it well. Most importantly Leddy wanted to teach them what it means to overcome their fears.

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