Charlotte and Porter struggle to stay out of the darkness in ‘The Brightest Sunset’ by Aly Martinez

 

Today we are sharing the release for The Brightest Sunset by Aly Martinez. This is the conclusion of a must-read contemporary romance duet, and is it available to read for FREE on KindleUnlimited!

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The Brightest Sunset (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #2)

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Synopsis:

 

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Bullshit.

Words destroyed me.

“I’m sorry. She didn’t make it.”

“Daddy, he can’t breathe!”

“There’s nothing more we can do for your son.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Lies.

Those syllables and letters became my executioner. I told myself that, if I didn’t acknowledge the pain and the fear, they would have no power over me. But, as the years passed, the hate and the anger left behind began to control me.

Two words—that was all it took to plunge my life into darkness.

“He’s gone.”

In the end, it was four soft, silky words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Charlotte Mills.”


Review

**Warning. This does hint at spoilers from the first book so don’t read this review if you haven’t read the first book yet**

If you thought the last book ended with an emotional rollercoaster, wait until you start this one. You won’t be able to put it down (because I know I didn’t). I read this book in one sitting (semi thankful that it was only around 200 pages) and I don’t regret a thing. I needed to know what happened with Travis, Charlotte, and Porter. There is just not the big thing to worry about, but also this underlying problem that always makes an appearance when you least expect it.

Porter, oh man, I never really considered myself to attach to men in books and call them ‘book boyfriends’ but this man certainly makes a compelling case. Throughout the whole ordeal, he never gave up hope on Charlotte and optimism with the whole thing. He is romantic, caring, smart, funny, and stopped at nothing to get Charlotte and Travis in his life, despite the efforts of Brady.

I loved Charlotte’s struggle between the darkness and the light. She wanted many times to fall back into the darkness (when there are struggles with Travis and Porter) but she stays in the light because she CHOOSES to. I love that she fights back not just against Brady, but against the other family members in her family that always tell her what to do. It’s easier to stand up to bullies you don’t like, but to stand up to ones that you love, that is a whole other level of difficulty.

Aly Martinez has a way of writing gripping and harrowing tales that touch on sensitive subjects that can happen to someone. This story is tragic on so many levels and there are so many innocent victims that were effected by one person’s decision so many years earlier. It’s a gripping, heartbreaking emotional ride that leaves you wanting more. And I for one definitely wanted more. I felt the same kind of emotions that the characters felt in each of those big moments in the story.

There is a HEA for the characters in this story so it’s good to know that. It’s nice to know that I can walk away from this story and know that they will be ok. Though if Aly Martinez wanted to write more about them I wouldn’t complain.


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AUTHOR INFORMATION:

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

 

 

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‘The Brightest Sunset’ by Aly Martinez is now available!

Today we are sharing the release for The Brightest Sunset by Aly Martinez. This is the conclusion of a must-read contemporary romance duet, and is it available to read for FREE on KindleUnlimited!

Be sure to follow Aly’s newsletter for exclusive news about the duet.

 

 

The Brightest Sunset (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #2)

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Synopsis:

 

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Bullshit.

Words destroyed me.

“I’m sorry. She didn’t make it.”

“Daddy, he can’t breathe!”

“There’s nothing more we can do for your son.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Lies.

Those syllables and letters became my executioner. I told myself that, if I didn’t acknowledge the pain and the fear, they would have no power over me. But, as the years passed, the hate and the anger left behind began to control me.

Two words—that was all it took to plunge my life into darkness.

“He’s gone.”

In the end, it was four soft, silky words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Charlotte Mills.”

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The Darkest Sunrise (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #1)

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AUTHOR INFORMATION:

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

 

 

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Charlotte tries to recover from a tragedy in ‘The Darkest Sunrise’ by Aly Martinez

Welcome to our blog tour stop for The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez. It is the first book in a contemporary romance duet, and is it available to read for FREE on KindleUnlimited.

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The Darkest Sunrise (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #1)

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Synopsis:

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience.

“You’re pregnant.”

“It’s a boy.”

“Your son needs a heart transplant.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Lies.

Syllables and letters may not be tangible, but they can still destroy your entire life faster than a bullet from a gun.

Two words—that was all it took to extinguish the sun from my sky.

“He’s gone.”

For ten years, the darkness consumed me.

In the end, it was four deep, gravelly words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Porter Reese.”

Add The Darkest Sunrise to Goodreads


Review

Holy mother of God of cliffhangers! If you don’t like cliffhangers, do not read this book until the second one comes out. Then when it does buy both because you are going to read them both in one sitting.

This book is an intricate web of lies, deceit, and a plot for a Lifetime movie waiting to happen. Now there are parts that I predicted (and you might too) but it definitely did not deter from the story. I loved reading the different darknesses that Porter and Charlotte have to go through to try Holy mother of God of cliffhangers! If you don’t like cliffhangers, do not read this book until the second one comes out. Then when it does buy both because you are going to read them both in one sitting.

This book is an intricate web of lies, deceit, and a plot for a Lifetime movie waiting to happen. Now there are parts that I predicted (and you might too) but it definitely did not deter from the story. I loved reading the different darknesses that Porter and Charlotte have to go through to try and find the light. Porter’s is all kinds of messed up that I almost couldn’t believe it. Charlotte was just at the wrong place at the wrong time and now lives with an empty existence because of it.

The story does focus on the missing child, but there is a very strong romance story here. Charlotte has not lived a day in 10 years. She’s lived in the blackest hole there is and only started to come out when she meets Porter. He makes her laugh, have fun, and remember what it’s like to live. Which makes for some very steamy encounters for them (i.e. Their first time). Literally better then The Notebook.

This duet is similar to The Transfer duet in the format that it’s written. It covers topics that you don’t usually see in romance novels and the mystery side of it keeps you guessing from start to finish. If this is something that Aly Martinez is going to do on a regular basis then count me in because they are addicting. I love the characters and the back and forth that she writes because it feels familiar. Like you could or have had these conversations before.

As I have said it is a cliffhanger, but it’s going to set up for a doozy of a finale so strap in for the rollercoaster ride

Rating: A


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The Brightest Sunset (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #2)

Coming July 27th

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You won’t want to miss this amazing series!

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AUTHOR INFORMATION:

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

 

 

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‘The Darkest Sunrise’ by Aly Martinez is now available!

Today we are sharing the release for The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez. It is the first book in a contemporary romance duet, and is it available to read for FREE on KindleUnlimited!

Be sure to follow Aly’s newsletter for exclusive news about the duet.

 

 

 

The Darkest Sunrise (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #1)

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Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU

Synopsis:

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience.

“You’re pregnant.”

“It’s a boy.”

“Your son needs a heart transplant.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Lies.

Syllables and letters may not be tangible, but they can still destroy your entire life faster than a bullet from a gun.

Two words—that was all it took to extinguish the sun from my sky.

“He’s gone.”

For ten years, the darkness consumed me.

In the end, it was four deep, gravelly words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Porter Reese.”

Add The Darkest Sunrise to Goodreads

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The Brightest Sunset (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #2)

Coming July 27th

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—————————-

You won’t want to miss this amazing series!

———————

AUTHOR INFORMATION:

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

 

 

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THE DARKEST SUNRISE (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #1) Coming July 13!
 

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience.

“You’re pregnant.”

“It’s a boy.”

“Your son needs a heart transplant.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Lies.

Syllables and letters may not be tangible, but they can still destroy your entire life faster than a bullet from a gun.

Two words—that was all it took to extinguish the sun from my sky.

“He’s gone.”

For ten years, the darkness consumed me.

In the end, it was four deep, gravelly words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Porter Reese.”

 
THE BRIGHTEST SUNSET (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #2) Coming July 27th

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Bullshit.

Words destroyed me.

“I’m sorry. She didn’t make it.”

“Daddy, he can’t breathe!”

“There’s nothing more we can do for your son.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Lies.

Those syllables and letters became my executioner. I told myself that, if I didn’t acknowledge the pain and the fear, they would have no power over me. But, as the years passed, the hate and the anger left behind began to control me.

Two words—that was all it took to plunge my life into darkness.

“He’s gone.”

In the end, it was four soft, silky words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Charlotte Mills.”

 
 
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AUTHOR BIO:

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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Porter understands the silence in ‘The Darkest Sunrise’ by Aly Martinez teaser

Today we are sharing some teasers for The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez. Check them out below. It is the first book in a contemporary romance duet and it will release on July 13th! Be sure to follow Aly’s newsletter to be notified when the books are up for pre-order.

 

 

 

The Darkest Sunrise (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #1)

Coming July 13

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Synopsis:

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience.

“You’re pregnant.”

“It’s a boy.”

“Your son needs a heart transplant.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

Lies.

Syllables and letters may not be tangible, but they can still destroy your entire life faster than a bullet from a gun.

Two words—that was all it took to extinguish the sun from my sky.

“He’s gone.”

For ten years, the darkness consumed me.

In the end, it was four deep, gravelly words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Porter Reese.”

Add The Darkest Sunrise to Goodreads

 

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AUTHOR INFORMATION:

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

 

 

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Review: ‘Fighting Solitude’ by Aly Martinez has Quarry fighting for his soulmate

Format: e-book, paperback

Format read: e-book on Kindle Unlimited

Series: book 3 of On the Ropes series

Rating: 18+ sexual content, language

Genre: Contempory Romance

Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23206499-fighting-solitude

Quarry just might be the one I love the most. He is the youngest brother and out of the three he is the one that was able to follow his dream at being a boxer. Like his brother, he has a hearing problem but because of him he’s learned how to live life with it. I loved how he was able to learn from his brothers mistakes and have it make him a better man. 
We go back to when Q is a child and we get to see the start to finish in the relationship he has with Liv. They knew that they were fated to be in each other’s lives and they thought it was friends. That is until they become adults and that all goes out the window when attraction and lust enter the picture. Liv wants him on an animalistic level but can’t because he fell in love with her friend.
As we know how that ends up.
While Liv spent most of her time in a happy household, her first few years were not. It’s those memories that haunt her that make her believe that she can’t have Q even when the universe is basically forcing them together. This all comes to a head in my favorite scene where Liv admits her fears to Q when his hearing aids are out and she knows he can’t hear her. That fear designated deep into each letter written during her speech and shaped how she let Q in her life.
There are a lot of twists in this story (far more then the first two). It is full circle for the three boys as they get resolutions in their story and try to make lives for themselves despite their crappy upbringing. I loved every second of it because I’ve been rooting for the boys since the first page of the first book and I am glad to see them all get their HEA.

Rating: B+


On the Ropes series

on the ropes series

Fighting Silence

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Fighting Shadows

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Review: https://nerdysoul.com/2015/07/07/release-day-blitz-fighting-shadows-by-aly-martinez/

Fighting Solitude

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What did you think of the book?