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Ruin

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

13 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

Rachel Van Dyken, you have rendered me speechless, for the umpte

Rachel Van Dyken, you have rendered me speechless, for the umpteenth time. My brain cannot process how you continue to deliver such incredible stories in such short periods of time, but trust me, I am thanking the good lord that he blessed you with this amazing talent.
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Rachel Van Dyken, you have rendered me speechless, for the umpteenth time. My brain cannot process how you continue to deliver such incredible stories in such short periods of time, but trust me, I am thanking the good lord that he blessed you with this amazing talent.

RUIN had me on an emotional roller coaster, one minute I was swooning and the next I was biting my nails off trying to guess what was going to happen next. This story beautifully depicts how two complete strangers can change each others lives forever. Kiersten is by no means looking for Wes when she finds him and I think that makes it all the more exciting. They both find each other when they are least looking for a companion and because of that they are able to build a friendship that blossoms into an amazing love story.

The love, dedication and willingness to fight for one another had me rooting for Kiersten and Wes from the very beginning. I can promise anyone who reads this book that you will fall absolutely in love with it and not be able to put it down until you are finished; and even after that you’ll be picking it up to re-read over and over again.

As always Rachel, your work never ceases to amaze me.

I received an ARC of this book in return for an honest review - and will still be purchasing a copy when it releases on the 12th!

posted by KymS23 on August 14, 2013

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Most Helpful Critical Review

6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

This story is ok but definitely not what I was expecting, should

This story is ok but definitely not what I was expecting, should be listed as a Christian Fiction/ Romance. I'm not saying I didn't like the story but as a non-religious person all of the references of God were a little much.

posted by Alynnrn07 on August 27, 2013

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  • Posted August 27, 2013

    This story is ok but definitely not what I was expecting, should

    This story is ok but definitely not what I was expecting, should be listed as a Christian Fiction/ Romance. I'm not saying I didn't like the story but as a non-religious person all of the references of God were a little much.

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2013

    I liked the book overall, however, to me it seems the author swi

    I liked the book overall, however, to me it seems the author switched writing syles or genres toward the end. It was worth the few dollars I paid for it. It did draw your emotions, but I was a tad bit let down toward the end and the way the author wrapped up the book. Again, it was a decent book, but I was wish the author would not have ended the book so abruptly or in such a way that did not fit with the how the story flowed throughout most of the book.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2014

    Felt rushed

    The whole story felt rushed. It has the potential to be a very good story, if only the writer described the people better. I didn't feel a connection to any of the characters, which was disappointing. I really wanted more from the story- more drama, more love and more personality.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2013

    Good!

    It was a sweet read. Its a tale of true love, death, & how love heals all. Very innocent & nothing steamy about it & that's why i gave it 3 stars. I like my books steamy & hot but its a good message.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 4, 2013

    Wonderful

    Enjoyed thw story very heart warming I need more like it any suggestions

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2013

    Ok

    All her other books were so amazing i didnt hesitate to buy this one too. Was dissapointed, not what i expected. Was a decent love story but too much hot and cold and not realisric! To preachy too! Over all id say an ok read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2013

    Had potential, but seemed rushed...

    When I read the synopsis of this, it sounded like a great story, but as I got into it, the plot seemed rushed and there wasn't enough depth to the characters for me to really immerse myself into the story.

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  • Posted August 16, 2013

    Loved this book! An emotional story that captured my attention a

    Loved this book! An emotional story that captured my attention and my heart!

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