Review: Light After Dark by Marie Force
Take the ferry back to Gansett to catch up with the McCarthy family and their friends. Be on hand as Laura and Owen welcome their twins and the family comes back together for another summer of love and adventure on Gansett Island.
Mallory is a brilliant heroine. She’s smart, loving and dedicated to her craft. But she’s got a lot of resentment and hurt in her heart. I loved that she was flawed and strong enough to recognize when she needed help. I enjoyed watching her grow and rediscover herself.
The hero is equally flawed but so very endearing. He and Mallory worked well together and I also enjoyed their courtship! Ms. Force wanted the hero to be a surprise so I won’t mention his name in the review, but I do love her sense of humor! As the story begins, she introduced not one but two different men and it’s still a while before we know who the hero is!
This is my first read of the series and because it’s Book 16, I wasn’t privy to many of the relationships in the story. There are many couples and I found myself wanting to know more about them, how they met and all the follies that ensued during their own courtships! You can definitely read this as a standalone, but to get the full Gansett Island experience, I’d start at the beginning. And the first book, MAID FOR LOVE is currently a FREE eBook!
The writing was great, the story even greater. I’d recommend any of her books (The Green Mountain series is my favorite). You’ll always get a quality read full of heart!
I want to thank the publisher for generously offering me a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. All conclusions reached are my own.