Yes I know I am a crier in books, I get told often enough lol…However, I defy anyone not to at least have blurry vision from tears reading this extremely emotionally gripping, heart breaking and poignant story!! It is an amazing journey of saving through love and at the same time it offers a great message, because this stuff is REAL!! It happens.
This story is about Kate. It is so beautiful and well written, I felt every emotion. Kate is a girl who is petrified of life and hasn’t felt safe since the age of 9. Her home life is awful and broke my heart, her school life; the same. This girl does not have a single person in her world who she can trust or shows her kindness and affection! Imagine that for just one minute..dreadful…!! Kate is a very shy girl with no self-esteem to speak of. She has nothing in her life and believes that she deserves nothing. At times she came across as a cowering animal in the corner hoping to be overlooked by the world.
Yet this story is about so much more. Yes it will make you want to cry (or if you’re like me go through a whole box of tissues!!), it will make you scream out in frustration, but it will also touch your heart and show you there are people with compassion, people who care. I fell in absolute love with Henry. He saw Kate when no one else did and worked his way in to pierce the armor she shields herself in. He gave her LIFE!!