A Review of Gooseberry Island By Steven Manchester

Gooseberry IslandGooseberry Island by Steven Manchester

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Published Jan. 2015
300 pages

They met at the worst possible moment...or maybe it was just in time. David McClain was about to go to war and Lindsey Wood was there at his going-away party, capturing his heart when falling for a woman was the last thing on his mind. While David was serving his country, he stayed in close contact with Lindsey. But war changes a person, and when he came home very little had the same meaning that it had before – including the romance that had sustained him. Was love truly unconquerable, or would it prove to be just another battlefield casualty?
* I was given a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.

It made me smile and it made me cry- A LOT. It was a book with a timely message- about veterans with PTSD and the war in Afghanistan. The message was a serious one but was written in a very sensitive and effective way. I felt as if I was with the characters both on Gooseberry Island and at war with David. I enjoyed the novel very much.

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