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Monday, September 16, 2019

The Last Post by Renee Carlino

Laya has been widowed very young and is finding it hard to cope with widowhood. She felt that her husband courted death with his dare devil antics and escapades and that he was constantly seeking a new thrill (sponsored of course). Having watched him actually die was not going to make it easier on her and she resorts to Facebook posts giving the impression that he is going to come back (some day). Much to the distress of his family.

Trying to get back to what is considered a "normal" life for Laya was not easy. A promising surgeon she gave up on life and seemed to be just existing until she met up with Micah a architect in her father's firm and one who was attracted to her from the beginning but who did not know how he could get through to her - let alone falling in love, to just acknowledge his presence.

The story of survival, of letting go, of coming to grips with the fact that the world just goes on despite all the heartache and despair you may have is not an easy story.. It made for an interesting read though. Not emotional to the point that you are overcome with sadness and throw the book away. On the contrary it made for a page turner.

Sent to me by Netgalley for an unbiased review, courtesy of Atria Books.


  1. This sounds very good. Wondering whether it's more historical or contemporary?

  2. I bet a lot of readers will relate to Laya. This sounds touching.

  3. Sounds good, and that is was not a wallthrower one

  4. I think I'd like it but would want to be in the right mood.

  5. This is new to me as well, and does sound good. Just from reading your review, I feel for Laya.