Friday, March 27, 2015

[Kame's Review]: "Only For Her"

Only For Her by Cristin Harber
Publisher: Mill Creek Press (March 17, 2015)
Series: Only, 2
Genre: NA Contemporary

The second installment in the Only series. Must read book one first!! 

First loves never die but Grayson Ford comes close. Bleeding out in a war zone, he barters with God. Bring him back alive, and he’ll make it right with his girl. 

*All I want is Emma. I need her, and I fight for her memory. A story. A smile. Anything. But it’s all blank.* 

Emma is not his girl anymore. Time has skipped by and life’s been hard. She strips to pay the bills, waitresses to fill the hours between classes and her third job. All while working to be the best mama she can be to the little girl who will never know her daddy. Even though Grayson abandoned her, she mourned his death. Until he calls, and everything she knew was wrong.

*It’s him. The him that ruined my life. That made my life. That confused my mind to the point that I can’t figure out if I’ve been destroyed or set free. The him that… is… dead.* 

He’s back with one objective—Emma Kingsley—and she never sees it coming. 

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Kame's Review:

5 Stars and again I can’t wait for the next installment!

Before I type one word about this installment in the Only series – answer me a question -
Did you read Only Him, if not go to your e-reader this very moment and get it and read it first!

Emma thought having her daughter was one of the emotionally hardest things she would ever have to do, then she clung to the hope Grayson would walk back into her life. Now she is facing the fact she must live the rest of her life without that hope and it is tearing her into pieces.

“So….how did you get my number?” Does he know about Cally? Surely if someone gave him my cell number, they mentioned his daughter. I want to be the one who shares that. When the time is right. Which is not now.

“I called a guy.”

“You called a guy?”


“Who?” What, are we in a CIA movie? Called a guy. I rub my forehead. “What kind of guy?”

“Someone who…finds people.”

Emma could have let everyone take care of her when she discovered she was pregnant, but she hasn’t; she has stubbornly refused all help, except for an occasional babysitter. I really admired that, and I appreciated how Cristin Harber didn’t make her challenges easy – she gave Emma realism. My heart ached for her when she started accepting Grayson would never come back.

Grayson, even at his young age he has turned into this gritty character worthy of the term hero. It has always been Emma in his heart and mind helping him move past the next challenge and then he lost the image of her face in his mind. He is determined, nothing will stop him from finding her. I think the minute he set out to find her I stopped breathing – and when you read this installment you will know the exact moment when I started breathing again – it was perfect. I am not going into any more detail or even allude to anything – you HAVE to read this.

Ems and Gray have so much to wade through. They were not an US before life tore them apart, they will move towards an US in the next installment Only Us – and I for one can not wait. They have to be an US, I don’t think my heart can handle it if they are not. I am terrified of the obstacles I sense, you can not read Only Her and not feel their connection, their love.  I have faith.

Theoretically you could read this installment in Cristin Harber’s Only series as a stand a lone, but oh my – DON’T! You need to read the first – Only Him - to feel the depths of the connection Emma and Grayson have. My only regret – is that Only Us is not up for pre-order!


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Kame received an e-ARC of this book from the author, via the tour host, in exchange for her honest opinion.

*Note: The quote used belongs to Cristin Harber; TBQ's Book Palace does not claim it.

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And here's a look at the cover for Only Us!

Thanks for the review, Kame! :) I really must read this series ASAP! 

Have you read Cristin Harber before? Do you have a favorite of hers?

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