Title: Where Forever Ends
Series: Maplewood Falls #1
Author: K. Street
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: June 28, 2019
My life is split into two parts—then and now.
I was a wife.
Married to a man who was my world and the father of my child. Then, one day, half of my heart was ripped out of my chest.
I’m a widow.
A single mom who has spent the last nine months trying like hell not to drown in an ocean of grief.
I survive in the in-between, but surviving isn’t the same as living, and I’m not sure what living looks like anymore.
That is, until Jase Turner, my older brother’s best friend and my former crush, comes back into my life.
We’re two people tethered together by strands of similar sorrow.
My husband had my past.
Jase wants my future.
And maybe where forever ends is just a different beginning.
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Saylor is drowning in sorrow after suddenly losing her beloved husband from an undiagnosed heart condition. She is trying desperately and unexpectedly to push down the grief and carry on for her four-year-old son, Knox. Close to a year later, Saylor is smart enough to know she needs a support system and turns to her brother for help. The arrangement is beneficial to both Saylor and Easton (brother) who needs help with his business. Easton also brings Jase into Saylor’s life. Jase knows grief and wants to be a friend and help.
Where Forever Ends is a study of grief. Grief isn’t the same for everyone, but most professionals agree that there are stages that people go through. K. Street gives a realistic telling of journey in Where Forever Ends. I recommend this book especially if you want to know what a friend or love one is going through. Saylor’s ups and downs are real. That said, it isn’t a depressing story, like real life there are uplifting and humorous moments too.
Where Forever Ends hits close to home for me. I know Saylor’s pain and struggle. While I am fortunate to have my husband with me for twenty-five years compared to Saylor’s five, the grief is just as debilitating. While the story is primarily Saylor’s story from her point of view, multiple points of view are used to advance the story.
I love the characters. Jace and Easton are solid support characters for Saylor. Easton’s love for his sister is sweet. He helps with Knox and employment. Knox is a sweet four-year-old who steals the readers’ heart. There are some touching scenes with Knox and all the main characters. Jace is a friend that everyone needs when struggling with grief. He is so loving without pushing for more when he knows it isn’t the right time.
Where Forever Ends is a beautiful, slow-burn story. There is a short time when I felt the story slowed a little too much, but, honestly, I think it is me remembering more than the storytelling. Saylor’s pain hit me hard. If you are looking for sexual tension, that isn’t what this is. It is a heartbreaking, complicated, journey for a woman and her child learning how to love two men. Her original happily ever after who is no longer of this world, and her new friend who is.
I loved it!
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K. Street has been making up stories since she was old enough to talk and began writing at the tender age of eleven. She resides in central Florida with her husband and daughter, as well as a tiny menagerie of pets; including a dog, a cat, and a bearded dragon. K is a foodie with an affinity for coffee, peach Moscato, and dark chocolate. When she isn’t plotting her next story K enjoys reading, spending time with her family and cheering on her favorite hockey team, the Chicago Blackhawks.
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