The Choice Not Taken
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Hovering between dreamy romance and cruel reality, THE CHOICE NOT TAKEN is a contemporary tale of shattered dreams and second chances. It entwines past and present to reveal how challenges and choices not only alter who we are...but who we become.

What if the wrong choice was the only choice you had for survival? It took years of psychological upset for Courtney to overcome...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published November 4th 2010
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Sonia Ashby
I won this one in a giveaway. I was intrigued by the description. "It took years of psychological upset and inner-strength for Courtney to overcome a personal tragedy, but she has finally found relative peace as a wife and mother.” The story is written in flashbacks. The romance junkie in me enjoyed the flashbacks the most with the sweet way Phillip helped Courtney learn to love and trust again after enduring a debilitating rape attack. I also enjoyed seeing how Courtney fought her inner demons....more
Tobyann Aparisi
Dec 10, 2010 Tobyann Aparisi rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone
Recommended to Tobyann by: first reads
This is a very emotional book to read. It is fast paced and very engaging, yet it stirs all kinds of emotions inside. Have tissues when reading this one. I would be surprised if this is not a true story, Courtney struggles through so much and the painful memories and pressure seem so real, so tragically life like. Thinking of it gives you the chills. There is grief, pain and triumph in this story. It is well worth the read.

thank you so much for the opportunity to read such a wonderful book.
Nichole
I enjoyed this book so much, I read it in one day. It was an emotional journey, but left me feeling refreshed. The charachters felt so very real and made the story feel real.
Cari
Emotional. Made me cry. A great read.
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