I was glad to see the return of Tessa in this book. She was barely mentioned in book 4, and after what happened to her in book 3, I was all but dying to know how she was handling everything. Tessa doesn’t play a very large role in this book, either, but we do get to see that she is beginning to recover. I still think there is more to hear from her.
Lena was back, making some interesting decisions along the way. Part of me thinks she is starting down the right path, but then, this is Lena, notorious for making bad decisions even on her better days. An old flame comes back into the picture, and this seems to make her rethink a lot of her poor decisions thus far. I’m so very curious about what happens to her in the next book.
Sometimes I wonder if Sara and Jeffrey’s relationship will ever not be tumultuous. As much as I want them to settle down and get on with it, I appreciate that how very real and fleshed out these two characters are. They suffer from flaws just like the rest of us, and they bring these flaws with them from book to book. But they find a way to work in spite of these flaws, and that makes it easier to connect with them.
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