Monday 22 October 2018

✿ Wallflowers: One Heart Remains (Wallflowers #3) ✿ CP Smith ✿

"Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain" ~ Charlie Chaplin

Two Wallflowers fell in love, now One Heart Remains. Will love score a trifecta for the nutty band of friends?

Poppy Gentry is broken. A ghost of who she should be. She hides behind her wit; avoiding stress by living inside her head. However, one man won't let her hide. With the unconditional support of her friends, Sienna Miller and Cali Armstrong, can Poppy find the courage to let love in and allow it to heal her fractured soul?

Nate Jacobs learned a hard truth when he was a child: sometimes the monsters in the dark are the very people who should protect you with their lives. Battling his own demons, Nate vows to slay Poppy's dragons first, but who will slay his?

Will Poppy succumb to the muscle-bound Neanderthal or stand her ground? Will Nate give her a happily ever after like any proper Southern gentleman should?

Book #3 in the Wallflower Series. Not a Standalone. Must be read in order.

Rated mature for sexual content and language.

ARC received for an honest review

What an absolutely amazing story.  I have enjoyed seeing bits of bobs of Nate and Poppy during the first 2 books in the series, and I have been impatiently awaiting the arrival of One Heart Remains.

And MS Smith had not disappointed.

One Heart Remains is a lot more emotional than the previous two books (to me anyway). Nate and Poppy both see themselves as broken, however the reader has seen them circling each other, becoming closer and unknowingly healing each other for a while now.

There is the wonderful, intense connection between them that neither can deny, no matter how much they want to.

The Wallflowers bond is friendship goals.  When they could drift apart as each of them falls into a relationship, they do the opposite.  They get closer, they draw the guys into their circle and their bonds become more intense.

I couldn't help but shed a tear or two as we learn more of Nate and Poppy's pasts.  My heart hurt for both of them, however I knew that Ms Smith would heal it for me.

I didn't want to put this book down, as I needed to know what was happening to our lovelies.

Ms Smith has a way of drawing the reader into the lives of her characters, and I for one never want to leave.

I am looking forward to "Joe's" story, and whatever Ms Smith brings us next.