Helena Conway has fallen in love.
But not unprovoked.
Kit Isley is everything she’s not—unstructured, untethered,
and not even a little bit careful.
It could all be so beautiful … if he wasn’t dating her best friend.
Helena must defy her heart, do the right thing, and think of others.
Until she doesn’t.
So, I’ve had this book on my kindle for a long time, I’ve read a few Tarryn Fisher books, I love her writing style but most of the books on my kindle have been there a while because I mostly prefer a physical book, I decided I needed to get reading as Tarryn just released F*ck Marriage, it’s not a series, they’re both standalone novels but I wanted to read this one first, and oh my god, why did I wait so long? I read it in a day, in two sittings, I was totally hooked!
I loved the concept of the book and the plot was one of the most interesting I have read, like all of Tarryn books it is so I unique. The story is told in such a way you definitely will be hooked from the beginning, the writing is brilliant and captivating. However, I’m not going to talk a lot or in too much detail about the plot of the book because everyone should experience it themselves, completely spoiler free.
It is a story of fate and of destiny, about how sometimes you have no choice in the matter of who you fall in love with.
The story starts with Helena dreaming about what her life could be like, with a certain unlikely partner… Something she never expected and definitely didn’t think she would dream about.
She becomes fixated on her dream then and tries so hard to do the right thing but events and feelings get in the way. There’s a lot that happens throughout the story, but you just have to read it for yourself, I wouldn’t even do a good enough job of explaining it, honestly.
Helena is one of the most relatable characters I have come across in a book. She was so well written and developed, there was so much depth to her I honestly connected with her in so many ways
She was fun, strong, slightly odd and had a great personality.
I liked Kit too, I think his character development was great, his parts were written really well also. , he did annoy me at times, but certainly not as much as Della. I wanted to scream at her through the pages, Tarryn certainly knows how to write villainous characters!
Some of the moments in the story had me wanting to throw my kindle at the wall, some of the plot twists I didn’t see coming, others I did but I still hated them and wanted to scream, those reactions I think mean it’s a damn good book!
I enjoyed the pace and structure of the story. I loved the refreshing storyline and the differences that made it stand out from other romance books. It was more than just a story about love.It was filled with a little bit of everything, a story that will keep you at the edge of your seat with quite a few angsty moments, but also with all the cute, sweet and romantic scenes, mixed in with a few steamy scenes that were written so well!
I say this a lot about books, but truly I couldn’t put this one down, Tarryn has a special way with words, I’m so glad I found her books. If you haven’t read anything by Tarryn Fisher I think this would be a good book to start on! I can’t wait to read the rest of her books that I have yet to tick off!