Long Road Home (Love in the Heartland #3) by Stacey Lynn
I left home ten years ago, promising myself I’d never return to the place where I had never been accepted. I was despised and ridiculed for circumstances completely beyond my control.
But when my grandmother passes away, I’m forced to return to Kansas. I will have to face everyone who hated me. But they’re not who I’m most afraid of.
My biggest fear? Facing him.
The boy I once loved more than life itself. The boy who defended me from them. The boy I’d disappeared on, leaving him nothing more than a horrible nasty lie and hastily scribbled note.
When Jordan finds out the secret I have carried for so long, I’m in for the battle of my life.
Or so I thought.
I might have wandered for years on a path riddled with thorns but with Jordan by my side, taking the long road home means more than reuniting with the only man I’ve ever loved. It might just mean finding myself, and the family I never thought I could ever have along the way.
Usually I am one to side with the hot alpha male when there is conflict (I think I’m gender confused), but in this heart-wrenching one - I thought the heroine was justified in doing what she did and he was a whiny, cold, heartless bitch… yes, him. Get over yourself, dude… sister was trying to do what was right for YOU.
Phew. Got that off my chest.
With that said, that in no way impacts the power and punch of the story. While I think the hero was overly angry for something the heroine tried to do right on, I still loved it and it in no way changes the story for me. I love disliking characters so we don’t have cookie cutter personalities all over the place. Blah boring. But yeah, not a fan of him. insert shrug
Did author write a fantastic story? Hells yeah. Would I want the author to change the hero so I didn’t think he was a whiny pussy? Hells no. I loved it. It was a long road to resolution for these two and their family… but they get there.
As usual, another win for me from Stacey Lynn (did you see that? I made a rhyme and I’m not even eating thyme). She has a knack for writing all the words I want to read. All the plots I want to read. Aside from my whining, it is seriously a winning book and worth picking up. I assure you. Email me if you agree with me though.