Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Michelle Lynn

Familiar Ground

Familiar Ground by Michelle Lynn 

ad·dic·tion noun ə-ˈdik-shən, a-
: a strong and harmful need to regularly have something or do something
: an unusually great interest in something or a need to do or have something

Leah and Adam have never met.
However, they live parallel lives.
Lives plagued by addiction.

When a tragic, but common demon, surfaces between their siblings, Leah and Adam’s worlds collide, never to be the same again.

Adam loses his sister forever.
Leah’s brother returns.
Both gain a niece, neither knew existed.

Now they face an obstacle to raise a niece together while Leah’s brother struggles to free himself from the grip of drug addiction, and as Adam’s family grieves for the sister and daughter they lost.

A commonality is discovered.
Deep wounds begin to heal.
Lines blur as their lives entwine.

This is a standalone novel.

For Mature Audiences. 18+ only

Manda's 5 Star Review:

Leah and Adam have both lived lives touched by addiction. Adam loses his sister while Leah is trying to support her brother as he fights to get clean. Their lives connect after finding out they share a niece. As they join together to take care of the beautiful little girl they find comfort in one another. Wounds begin to heal and a bond is formed as Leah's brother battles his addiction and tells the truth about what happened the night Adam lost his sister. When things finally start to move forward the consequences of the life their siblings lived catch up to them. They will have to band together to get through for the safety of the little girl they love.

Wow what and amazing and beautifully tragic story. Michelle Lynn is an amazing author and does a fantastic job with this story. For anyone who has had addiction touch their lives in any way this can be a difficult subject matter. This book touches on both loss and the struggle to free yourself from addiction as well as how addiction effects families. Familiar Ground is a story that will touch your heart and stay with you long after the end. Highly recommend this beautiful and emotional read. Fantastic job Michelle Lynn.

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