PDF ↠ BOOK Fighting Redemption È KATE MCCARTHY

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PDF ↠ BOOK Fighting Redemption È KATE MCCARTHY È Ryan Kendall is broken He understands pain He knows the hand of violence and the ache of loss He knows what it means to fail those who need you Being broken doesn’t stop him wanting the one thing he can’t have; Finlay Tanner Her smile is sweet and her future bright SheTo join the Australian Army After years of training he becomes an elite SAS soldier and deploys to the Afghanistan war His patrol undertakes the most dangerous missions a soldier can face But no matter how far he runs or how hard he fights his need for Finlay won’t let goReturning home after six years one look is all it takes to know he can’t live without her But sometimes love isn’t en 25 3 starsAbout 7 months ago I received a Christmas present an ebook of Fighting Redemption emailed to me from my mom who read and loved it after seeing it on ’s recommendation list Our tastes almost never converge so seeing her love a military romance really brought this book to my attention It was also impossible to ignore all the reviews and status updates about the book – almost everyone who did read it ugly cried and said it was a top favorite of the year I told myself right then and there that I would wait at least half a year to read it I didn’t want the hype and the bandwagon effect to cloud my reading experience So yeah this book scared the crap out of me But there was never a doubt in my mind that YES this is the kind of story that I wanted to read So now that I’ve finished the book I’m mulling it over in my head It took me almost 3 days to read and I’ve DNFed twice before picking it up again Also cried twice The very first thing I noted was that Kate McCarthy is an extremely talented writer I’ll admit she is very brilliant with her words so it’s easy to get lost in the wave of emotions her writing evokes especially when it came to the numerous obstacles keeping Fin and Ryan from each other Exceptnow that I think about it I never understood their love for each other in the first place For me they go from children growing up together having the occasional conversationinteraction hit puberty and had crushes on each other NEITHER voiced their feelings then Ryan went off to war and Fin got herself a boyfriend Now 6 years later they see each other and immediately start professing ‘I’ll die for you’ love  Where’d that come from So right off the bat that was a big disconnect for meIt doesn’t matter that Fin knew she had feelings for Ryan Ryan knew he had feelings for Fin and I knew they both had feelings for each other They never gave weight to that “love” never voiced it until it was too late Another thing was the third person POV I’m usually not too picky about the POVs but for some reason third person here only served to sever any possible connection I had with these characters so for the entire book I never was invested in their story That beginning made their love seem a bit insta ish and then the writing style just wasn’t my thing I also despise time gaps and lemme tell you there are tons in here The one that absolutely pissed me off and marked my first DNF was view spoilerwhen the author fast forwarded the story to ‘6 months later’ after Fin comes back from her trip from Antarctica and immediately breaks up with her boyfriend Ian I literally just read about Ian and Fin in the last chapter hide spoiler

TEXT ¶ Fighting Redemption Ï Kate McCarthy

Ryan Kendall is broken He understands pain He knows the hand of violence and the ache of loss He knows what it means to fail those who need you Being broken doesn’t stop him wanting the one thing he can’t have; Finlay Tanner Her smile is sweet and her future bright She’s the girl he grew up with the girl he loves the girl he protects from the world and from himselfAt nineteen Ryan leaves 5 STARS THIS IS A MUST READ First here are some casting pics Fighting Redemption was everything I could want in a story and Powerful captivating and emotionally charged this book is a must read It's an unforgettable story about a broken soldier's undying love for a woman who'd always held his heart and it is truly breathtakingI just want to shout from the rooftops READ THIS BOOK EVERYONEYou will FEEL this story it with your whole heartI can almost guarantee that you'll cry while reading probably several times because the story is truly heart wrenching but I promise you that it's worth every tear and that you'll be left with a smile on your faceMy eyes were already filled with tears from the very first pages The prologue alone was all it took for me to fully connect and I knew right from the start that this book was going to be special Even though we've never been together you've always been mine and even if I never get to keep you you'll still be mine Ryan had dreamed his whole life of becoming a soldier With a drunken father who beat him and fought constantly with his mother he couldn't wait to get away Then Finlay walked into his life and she was this gorgeous shining beacon that called to his heart But as much as he was in love with her he couldn't allow himself to have her because his whole life had been building towards the dream of getting out and away; of becoming a solider And at 19 he left everything behind and joined the ArmySix years went by as he trained fought saved lives took lives survived and lived through hell but he never stopped thinking about the girl he'd aways wanted who'd never been his but who owned his heart and that he'd walked away fromAnd then he came home For six years I fought every day not to think of you and I lost because every day you were all I could see Honestly I'm being very vague about the storyline here because there is so much to it that I really think will be better enjoyed if you just discover it for yourself along the wayThe story unfolded beautifully It was captivating It began by giving us a heart wrenching taste of the future and then took us right back to the very beginning showing how the relationships intensified over the years and allowing us to fall in love with them as they were falling in love with each otherIt was gorgeous but made my heart ache watching Ryan's uiet unspoken love for Fin grow throughout his childhood I felt his longing so strongly and these built up feelings were a huge part of what made everything so powerful once their love for each other was acknowledgedI can't even tell you how many different things I felt while I was reading this The writing was effortless and enthralling and I felt like I was watching a movie of the events rather than just reading them Every scene came alive in my mind as though it were happening right in front of meEverything  in this story was just so emotionally charged I felt every word of this book My heart fluttered raced pounded and even stopped It was beaten bruised broken and then put back togetherIt was just beat after beat of these hugely powerful moments and I'd stop every few pages to just let them all sink in Sometimes I'd even go back and immediately reread a section because it had hit me so strongly that I just wanted to keep reliving itRyan and Fin were true soul mates I'm crying even as I write this because what they had their  connection  was just so fucking powerful So often I'd be reading a scene that wasn't even sad but suddenly tears would be pouring down my face just from emotional overflowHere are just some snippets I miss you Each day hurts a little than the last And this Fin Look at me Ryan said firmly She lifted her eyes Just one day at a time okay And ohh my gosh  this I'll love you longer than the stars that live in the sky There was also one scene in particular that made me ugly cry And by that I mean that I had to put my book down because I literally could not see the page through my tears I was a shaking sobbing wreck But I loved every minute Books that can pull this level of emotional out of me are the ones that stay in my heartThe story took place over many years and was always moving forward but at the same time it always slowed down and took the time to highlight all the important meaningful parts of their livesThere were so many gorgeous visual moment that just stood out to me the Black Hawk helicopter Ryan holding his hand out to Fin Fin cleaning his wounds in her bedroom that moment when Jake asked Ryan if he was in love with Fin the dance that night lying under the stars the letter ALL THE LETTERS the lawn scene Brothers forever the tarmac pieces of this beautiful story just keeps playing over and over in my head and honestly I don't want them to stopSacrifice loyalty strength redemption loss love  This book had it all and Every piece of me is in here My breath my heart my life I won't ever leave you if you keep that safe inside you When I finished I just sat there letting the story sink in letting the tears pour down my face feeling the journey the heart ache the loss the happinessThis is the kind of book that I spend all my time searching for Reading this beautifully written and absolutely unforgettable story is an experience that will stay with me foreverI highly recommend it In fact I'll just say READ IT You all should read this ♥Rating 5 stars This is a standalone Adult romance with a HEA For of my reviews book news and updates✦ Main blog Aestas Book Blog✦ Facebook Blog Page✦ Twitter

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Fighting RedemptionOugh to heal what hurts Sometimes people like him can’t be fixed and sometimes people like Finlay deserve than what’s leftThis is a story about war and the cost of sacrifice Where bonds are formed and friendships found Where those who are strong fall hard Where love is let go heartache is born and heroes are made Where one man learns that the hardest fight of all is the fight to save himse This is a 6 star book I'll love you longer than the stars that live in the sky Before reading this book make sure to have tissues nearby Your heart will ache and yearn from this emotionally compelling story I cried ugly tears but it was worth it I can truly say that without a doubt Jake Kyle Ryan and Finlay have touched a part of my heart soul and mind Hands down Fighting Redemption is in my top 10 favorite books of 2013 Fighting Redemption is than a story about war and the men who sacrifices their lives to protect their country and freedom It is also a story where bonds of brotherhood and friendship are formed Lives are lost and saved Where family is than just blood Where love is first found and lost where grief and guilt can overshadow any happiness where unspoken love speaks volumes of never ending beautiful heartfelt love where truths and secrets are revealed where redemption can finally be found where heroes are born and finally when to say goodbye and let go Ryan Kendall grew up with a with an abusive father and a mother who neglected him till he found a second home with the Tanner family through his friendship with Jake Tanner Ryan and Jake were inseparable; their friendship was so deep that were like brothers Brothers who would have sacrificed and gave their life for one another When Ryan meets Finlay Jake’s baby sister it was love at first sight In his eyes Fin was just perfect She was the only one who had his heart Never having told her how much he loved her Ryan joined the SAS Army at the age of 19 Six years has past and his love for Finlay remained “Six years Ryan Do you know how hurt I was each day passing by and getting nothing not even a note or an email I didn't just lose you I lost my brother too Both of you left me and I was okay with that I understand that this was what you needed to do so I moved on I built a life that doesn't include you That was what I had to do”“Why can’t I force myself to leave I hurt too For six years I fought every day not to think of you and I lost because every day you were all I could see You were the best thing in my life so sweet and innocent and so goddamn tempting I stayed away so you could move on”“Don’t ever be sorry Guilt is the only thing I can’t let you live with baby I won’t do that to you even if it kills me” Ryan and Fin’s relationship can only be described as raw intense fierce palpable and heartbreaking Their love for each other can be felt from the first page of the prologue till the last page of the epilogueThough their journey was never easy Ryan and Fin in the only way they knew how made it work I have a thick skin babybut you're under it You're buried in there so deep it's like I was born with you in my soul When I'm near you I'm consumed by you your smile your eyes your heart Even though we've never been together you've always been mine and even if I never get to keep you you'll still be mine Have you read a book that makes you stop and reflect on how deep and amazing these characters were Jake Kyle Ryan and Fin were fictional characters but the way Kate McCarthy had written them they could be easily be real The story was so raw honest and practically real that military families could easily relate to their story from deployment waiting to hear if their love ones are okay and getting that phone call or visit that will forever change your life This book was so raw and heartfelt that every letter every conversation and every thoughts that Jake Ryan and Fin exchanged played an integral part to the story line Ms Kate McCarthy did a fantastic job in this book because she was able to showcase what friendship redemption brotherhood family and love entails An absolute must read Kate McCarthy