Thursday, August 29, 2013

Swoon Thursday ~ 8/29/13

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From the book you’re currently reading, or one you just finished, tell us what made you SWOON. What got your heart pounding, your skin tingling, and your stomach fluttering.

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TOTALLY loving this one!

The Darkest Part by Trish Wolfe

Pressing the boundaries of both the psyche and the heart, Sam and Holden embark on a dangerous journey that will test the limits of love.

Sam Wintry’s life used to be almost perfect. She was engaged to her childhood best friend and high school sweetheart, Tyler Marks, planning an amazing cross-country honeymoon during her college break. But after a hit-and-run leaves her in ruin, she begins seeing Tyler’s fractured, ghostly presence, and her family believes she’s losing her mind. Not until she completes their journey, stopping along the way to scatter Tyler's remains, will Tyler be able cross over. Sam ready for him to leave her?

When the black sheep of the Marks' family, Holden Marks, returns to check on Tyler's case, Sam convinces him to give her his brother's ashes. Despite their shaky history, she needs, he owes it to Sam and his brother. What she doesn’t count on is Holden’s relentlessness to go on the trip.

On the road, Holden realizes just how unhinged Sam has become. Dealing with her psychosis forces him to confront his dark past, making it harder to keep secrets hidden that should remain buried. Especially from Sam, the only woman he’s ever loved. And as Sam starts to unravel the truth, she begins to question if the brother she's unwillingly falling for again is in an even darker place than her. 

 Gripping her soaking shirt, I pull her to me and press my lips to hers.

It's soft and questing, us trying to figure out our beat.  It's nervous and unsure, but as her mouth parts to welcome me in, I dip my tongue inside the hollow of her mouth, taste the sweetness of her.  When she matches me, her tongue sliding over mine, mingling, heat scorches the back of my throat.  My pulse quickens as a tremor rocks me. (Kindle location 399)


  1. This ones getting me a little hot and bothered. Awesome swoon Valerie! I'm adding this one to my TBR list.

    My Swoon @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

  2. I LOVED The Darkest Part!! Such a sad, but beautiful story!! Awesome swoon!!

    Here's My Swoon!
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  3. Valerie. Love it. I look forward to reading it.


  4. How is it I've never heard of this one? Great swoon! Here's mine; hope you like it!

    Nevaeh's Swoon

  5. Love it, cant wait to add it to my list.
    Hope you like mine.

    Check out My Swoon Thursday

    Xoxo. Daisel @ Owl Always Be Reading

  6. Oh, nice swoon! Sounds like Trish did a great job with this book!

  7. I have to make time for this book soon! Loved that swoon!

    My Swoon

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  8. This one sounds great. Glad you're enjoying it.

  9. Ooo, The Darkest Part! I haven't read this book yet, but I'm on the tour. I love the graphics you have there ;) Great swoon choice!

    Check out my swoon post!

  10. Hot, Hot, Hot kiss Val :) Here's my Swoon:

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape