PoppyLove and war. Two words that should have little association, but to me the two go hand in hand. Both are a tragedy. They rip you open and spit you out. The war killed my husband, Connor, shattered my will to live, and took my best friend. Brandon may not have physically died in that war, but his soul did. And now we’re left to pick up the wreckage. Expected to move on when all that is left is the ruins of a life we once had.
War. It took everything from me, even myself. When you’re only able to exist, death seems like a blessing. Pain…a welcome distraction. I ran from everything associated with my past, and then she found me, fighting, drowning myself in whisky, trying to forget. She reminds me of Connor, of what I’ve lost—what we’ve lost. In the midst of destruction, she’s a salvation I don’t deserve.
I shouldn’t love him.
I shouldn’t love her.
Love is a war we never should have fought.
War Poppy by Nicole Lynne
|RAW, INTENSE, and EMOTIONAL.
“Had they both lived, it wouldn’t have been an epic love story. Someone always dies in epic love stories, Brandon. Don’t question it.”
Wow… I am kinda lost for words right now…this book is not what I was expecting, maybe that’s because it hit a little to close to home. This story is not sugar coated, and it’s not exactly a HEA. But sometimes you need a book like this to appreciate what you have… to take a look around and know that some people make great sacrifices for our countries… and that sacrifice is themselves…whether it be their body or there mind. Survivors remorse is real, and happens to many in the military.
War Poppy has a raw, and real story line. It might not be for most people, but nonetheless I found myself not being able to put it down.
Because sometimes characters need to be flawed.
P.S. Stevie’s greatest fear is the impending zombie apocalypse. Think about it: swarming armies of decaying, oozing corpses stumbling around with clicking teeth, trying to eat your face. Nothing about that is good. NOTHING!
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