#RisqueReads | #BookReview | THE STORY OF ME (Carnage #2) by Lesley Jones @LesleyKJones (July 31st 2014, Indie Published #IndieAuthor)

THE STORY OF ME (Carnage #2) by Lesley Jones
Published; February 14th 2014, Indie Published


When your world, your life and all of your hopes and dreams for the future are ripped out from under you, how do you go on?

Death without dying is not only the most painful kind of death, it’s also the most painful kind of life and I don’t know if I’m strong enough to live it.

I spend my lonely days and nights trying to make sense of what my life has become. Do I have the strength to move forward into the light, or should I just let the darkness take me?

I’m Georgia Rae Layton McCarthy and this is the story of me, just me.

I’m no longer a part of an us, it’s just me.

By myself.

Ok. It’s been about six months now since I read THE STORY OF US, which I think is a big enough gap of time to mend both my brain and heart after the events of this first book. That book left me in a sobbing mess. Ugly crying was taking place for a long time afterwards. After the crying stopped, I was left with so many questions about what happened to Georgia next? What about her family? Most importantly…what about Cam?!

THE STORY OF ME picks up pretty much after the events of the first book and all of our questions from the first book are finally answered! I really don’t want to give ANY spoilers for this book as it will take away the enjoyment of the journey we go on with Georgia. You need to be able to read this book with a completely open mind.

There are a couple of scenes in this book which have divided opinion and when you read them, you will understand! However for me, I thought they were true to the emotions of the situation and although some have said they are out of character…we have to think about what happened in book one and ask ourselves how we would have behaved if we were in their shoes?

THE STORY OF ME gives me more drama than an episode of all the soaps combined! It’s a rollercoaster of emotion and just when we think something is starting to go right….BAM! You are head butted and seeing stars and left wondering where that came from!

Whilst not giving me the same Kardashian ugly cry as first book, I thoroughly enjoyed THE STORY OF ME and was left satisfied with the ending.


You can buy THE STORY OF ME (Carnage #2) from the following booksellers (and many more! Support local booksellers where you can!);

Amazon (UK) | Amazon (US)


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