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Harper Lexington knows a lot about birds, but very little about coping with death. Her fiancé, Jack, died in a tragic accident two months before their wedding, and one year later, Harper still has trouble getting out of bed.

If she could fly away, she would.

Rebuilding her life feels impossible until she meets someone new. Someone who makes her feel like a real person agai
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 31st 2013 by Independent
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Laura
Nov 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The Indigo Bunting is an amazing book that I couldn't put down. The story revolves around Harper Lexington struggling with the death of her fiancee. The Indigo Bunting is a love story, with a paranormal twist. Mrs. Marissa's writing is unique, elegant, and wonderful.

The Indigo Bunting is a story that takes the reader to a whole other world. The writing is glorious, as well as all the characters introduced. The ending was VERY shocking and so unexpected (I had to re read it at least five times).
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Pamela
Aug 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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I just finished reading this beautiful book and I don't think I'll be able to sleep! I read it in one day. From the very beginning I felt pulled into the story by the writing. For lack of a better word, I thought the writing was elegant. It had just the right amount of descriptive language to paint a realistic picture in your mind without seeming at all forced or overdone. I enjoyed the characters and the story and really look forward to more by this author. So happy to have received this as a g ...more
Becky Sizemore
Sep 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The Indigo Bunting is a beautiful, heartbreaking story about Harper, a young woman who finds herself completely lost after a tragedy. This would have been a regular story about love and loss, but the author took a unique twist and added a ghostly element that is both haunting and comforting. The characters are well developed and I cared for them deeply, always wanting Harper to find her happiness. This novel is filled with emotion and touches on some deep topics. A great read!
Delilah
Sep 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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*I was given an ARC in exchange for my honest opinion.*

How can one move on after losing the love of their life? Is it possible to live again and be happy when the person one is missing is gone forever?

The Indigo Bunting is an emotional, heartbreaking story about Harper's struggle to live life again after the death of her fiancé, Jack. It's a love story with a paranormal twist. It somewhat (not really) reminded me of the movie Ghost with Demi Moore and Patrick Swazye. And at first, I wanted to s
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Emily Crow
Harper is still grieving for her fiance, Jack, who accidentally killed himself and a little boy while driving drunk, and her life seems to be on perpetual hold. When she meets someone new and begins to feel she could start over, she begins to see Jack's ghost. And Jack has a new friend, too. So much potential with this story, but overall, for my tastes it was way too sentimental and not really suspenseful. I was also disappointed because I thought the main character was a birdwatcher (the summar ...more
Alexandra Rairden
Apr 10, 2016 rated it liked it
Hmmm, I really had loved the "idea" of this book. Reminded me of Demi Moore & Patrick in ghost Too many times it just got a little to quirky for me and ruined it. I HATE HATE HATE the ending. I won't give it away but even if we're not going to change the ending it still could have been done better
Gayle Noble
This book reminded me why I tend to avoid the romance genre. I gave it a go due to the paranormal angle, but it was, frankly, pedestrian. I expected chills, a sense of the unknown, and a little heartwarming but got another dose of 'females behaving erratically'. A disappointment. Rating: 2 stars.
Jonathan
Nov 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Loved the book, can't wait for the next!
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