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DEVASTATION
Moving back home wasn't anything I ever wanted.
But after enduring the worst,
Going home was the only answer.
Being back is everything I thought it would be...
Awful, isolating, a constant reminder of what I lost.
And the last thing I need--or want--is another reminder of my past,
Especially Bryant Wood.

GUILT
That's all I feel--all I can see when I look at Savannah
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First Edition, 320 pages
Published May 24th 2016 by Susan Renee
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Sabine
Oct 07, 2016 Sabine rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
After a tragedy, Savannah returns to her hometown and with her parents' help, she tries to move on. On her twenty-seventh birthday her friends take her out to the local bar where the sexy barkeeper hits on her. Bryant recognises Savannah almost immediately as the one that got away. He had a crush on her during high school but since he was a jock and she the one with brains, he had remained silent so she never knew.

Now Bryant has a second chance, a chance he never dreamt he ever get - but he has
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♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡
Apr 26, 2016 ♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ rated it really liked it
Shelves: 10-kindle, 14-arc


I just read Seven by Susan Renee and I am still wondering something that probably has totally nothing to do with the book – but – Dear Author … are you by any chance a fan of Startrek Voyager? … (having said that – if she is – she will know what I am referring to)

Savannah and Bryant’s story was an interesting one.

There were several moments when I found myself rolling my eyes because some things were just too obvious (the “secret”) and in the first few chapters I almost thought Bryant was kind of
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Kandy
Apr 07, 2016 Kandy rated it it was amazing
I was stuck in this book, I literally had a hard time putting it down! The people I got to meet in this book are hella strong, sarcastic, and still able to follow their hearts. This book gave me hope for the people I grew to love and have all the best work out for them. There are some twists and turns that I think made this story complete! Thank you Susan Renee for allowing me the gift of reading your book!!
Anne OK
Mar 09, 2017 Anne OK rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-reads
A tearjerker that definitely brings on the emotions. I'm not going to give away spoilers -- better to take each step as it comes as the story unfolds. Nothing you haven't read before, but this author does tell a poignant story that unveils her own twist. Be forewarned that there is an overabundance of angst and heartbreak.
Suzy Baba
Mar 17, 2017 Suzy Baba rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars.......Absolutely Beautiful. In a blink of an eye Savannah's world is shattered.... Her husband and baby girl are taken away in a car accident leaving her to survive the pain of being a widow and childless. Nothing could have prepared Savannah for the loneliness that consumed her day and night. Her life as she knew it ended that fatal night, now she was surviving each day hoping it would get her closer to when she would reunite with her family in heaven.
Bryant's world was wrapped aroun
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BB Belle
May 22, 2016 BB Belle rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-reviews
This book had me crying within the first chapter and more throughout the entire book. Seven by Susan Renee is a book about a woman who loses everything in one fateful event and her struggle to keep moving forward. I don’t know if I would have been as strong as this character if I was her. My heart broke for her and I just wanted to reach inside my book and give her a hug.

Savannah Turner has gone through the worst life could ever give her. Savannah loses her husband and her one year old daughter
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Loredana
Jun 01, 2016 Loredana rated it really liked it
This was a book which took me by surprise and had me running for the tissue box! Damn...I wasn't ready for it. I mean, I know you get the hint that Savannah is going to have devastation in her life, but be prepared. I cried BIG.FAT.TEARS. The good news? What comes afterwards is worth foraging through the tissues back to the book. The main highlight? Bryant. HOT DIGGITY DOG.

First thought on this guy? Douche reformed. Second thought? A guy misjudged by stupid teenage hormones. I *almost* want to
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Angela Shirley
Dec 15, 2016 Angela Shirley rated it really liked it
Shelves: ibb-reviews
I really enjoyed this book, Seven is a book that brings all the emotions to the surface. At the beginning you learn that Savannah has had an extremely heart wrenching tragedy happen to her and that she believes life will never be the same again.
She then decides to leave the bad memories she has from her old life and moves back to her childhood home to start rebuilding her life. After four years of just existing, her friend and boss
Rachel decides she needs to let her hair down and go to the loca
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Sharon Landry Aldrich
Healing Love

I almost put this book down after the first chapter. Not because it was a bad book, but because I knew it would get me. There are books that make you laugh. Books that make you mad. There are those that make you fall in love. Then there are books that hurt your heart. This book is all of those. Yes, I cried. Not many books will do that, but this one did. I loved this story and more. Susan touches on so many emotions in this story, I just wanted to ask her WHY! Why it happened!? Of co
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Kerry
Aug 02, 2016 Kerry rated it it was amazing
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Pamela Sims
Jul 26, 2016 Pamela Sims rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Five heartwarming stars!

I loved this book so much. Heartbreaking, funny and beautifully written. I laughed, I cried, and I fell in love with everyone in this book. A definite must read!
Irene Jonker
Dec 05, 2016 Irene Jonker rated it it was amazing
Seven by Susan Renee is a good book, though not an easy one to get through in the beginning. The thing that I love about this book even though it makes me sad is that this book is real. What happens in this book to the main character isn’t a situation that leaves you thinking “oh this could never happen”, as it has happened to many people. When a book deals with issues such as this one does, and does a good job doing so, it makes the book and characters relatable and I absolutely love it… even t ...more
Angela Batchelder
Dec 15, 2016 Angela Batchelder rated it it was amazing
Seven by Susan Renee is a book that gets you thinking! What would you do? How would you go on? Can you go on with your life after something unimaginable happens to you? Will you ever be happy again or just take it day by day and try to survive? What if you find a reason to live can you?
Savannah Turner had a loving husband, a beautiful baby girl name Peyton. That all changed in an instant!!! That night on new years changed her life and it changed the person Savannah was. Two years has passed and
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Heather B
Dec 05, 2016 Heather B rated it it was amazing
Seven, by Susan Renee, was not an easy story to begin reading - it starts with devastation. Savannah Turner lost everything in one day, a day of the year that should be a sign of new beginnings, of hope – it was everything but. Then the story goes into guilt. Bryant Wood wants to give Savannah everything she deserves. He wants to comfort and console her, love her and thank her for gift given to him – yet he cannot as he feels it will destroy everything and her. This is a story of loss, a story o ...more
Robin Rankin
Dec 05, 2016 Robin Rankin rated it it was amazing
Seven is a must-read book, especially if you want to cry as you read it, just don’t read it in public. I was in tears on page two and several other times. I mean like serious ugly cry tears. I managed to read it in just over a day, I could not put it down.

Savannah has dealt with the worse kind of tragedy any adult could and no person should have to deal with. As the lone survivor of a horrible accident she must say goodbye to ones she loves and then learn how to live her life again without them.
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Marisol Garcia
Dec 12, 2016 Marisol Garcia rated it really liked it
4 of 5 stars
Seven by Susan Renee is a highly emotional read. The book was well written, and the characters were likeable. It’s not a book I ever considered putting down, but it was highly charged and emotional. The complete and utter loss and devastation that Savannah suffers at the beginning of the book is pretty extreme. I don’t know how one person could get past that and continue living. I liked the book because it shows the possibilities of opening yourself up again, despite the pain of the
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Melissa Schaub
Dec 05, 2016 Melissa Schaub rated it it was amazing
5 Stars *****

I completely loved Seven by Susan Renee, this book was so emotionally written that you can feel it in every page of the book.
Savannah knew what love and happiness were until one night it was all taken from her in the most tragic way. She is not sure if she will ever get over the pain that she feels. Her parents pack her up and move her back home; eventually she gets a job and is able to put on smile so placate everyone around her. Almost three years later on her 27th birthday the g
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Marsha Coulton
Feb 25, 2017 Marsha Coulton rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Romance for all

I was totally unprepared for the emotional roller coaster this beautiful story evoked. The author has vast knowledge on the subject of death ,grief, loss of a child and husband, falling in love again and the dialogue of love to his girlfriend had humor, tenderness,thoughtfulness was so selfless I wanted to find a clone of him. The Book flies the reader on a romantic ride to a tender dialogue between the principles. And we get a HEA.
Recommend highly.
Jennifer
Nov 08, 2016 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016-challenge
Oh my god this book had me in tears through most of it. The things they go through on both sides of the spectrum are every parents worst nightmare. The way they come together was sweet. Bryant is so sexy I almost couldn't handle it lol. Great story.
Denise
Jun 09, 2017 Denise rated it really liked it
It is a very emotional book about the loss of a family and second chances at love. I enjoyed this story and would read something else from this author.
Sharonda
May 12, 2017 Sharonda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hallmark
So this would be in my list labeled hallmark... something good to read after to many dark romances or thrillers. I enjoyed this book I wish I didn't predict 60% of it but still a good story.
Chantelle Smith
Dec 08, 2016 Chantelle Smith rated it it was amazing
Devastation that what Savannah feels.
Moving back home wasn’t anything that she ever wanted to do, but after enduring the worst, going home was the only answer. But being back is everything that she thought it would be... Awful, isolating, and a constant reminder of what she has lost. And the last thing she wants or needs is another reminder of her past. Especially Bryant Wood!
Guilt is what Bryant feels.
It’s all that he can see when he looks at Savannah Turner, he wants to hold her, feel her and
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Bri
Dec 13, 2016 Bri rated it really liked it
Seven by Susan Renee


4 Stars


I have just finished reading Seven by Susan Renee, and I am amazed! Seven is an incredible story about the journey the heroine Savannah takes throughout the book. In the beginning, we get a look into tragic events that led to the main character going into a depression. In the car with her husband and Peyton, her seventeen month old baby girl, Savannah’s car slips on the icy road and crashes over the median. Immediately they are all transported to the local hospital whe
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Love N. Books
Feb 05, 2017 Love N. Books rated it really liked it
Pet's $0.02

Fuck! Don’t read this book at work…or anywhere in public that you might not want anyone to see you crying. It’s a tear jerker from page one! Seriously….lots of tears!

Yep, that would have been good to know before I started it at my desk!

The subject matter is not easy. Savannah has lost both her husband and her daughter by the end of the first chapter! Don’t panic, I’m not giving away the whole book! Let’s just say it was hard to read as a parent, and Renee did really well at getting t
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Kelli Delp
Dec 05, 2016 Kelli Delp rated it really liked it
4 Star Review
Seven by Susan Renee is an intense, spine tingling, and emotional standalone novel about love, loss, and learning to move past grief. It’s told from alternating point of views by Bryant Wood and Savannah Turner and includes childhood flashbacks. I absolutely loved everything about this book-from the well-developed characters to the beautifully written words, Susan Renne will leave you thinking about the story long after you’ve finished.

“Grief is…it’s a fickle thing. It never ends. N
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Katie
Dec 07, 2016 Katie rated it it was amazing
5 star review
Seven is a heart breaking yet beautiful standalone novel by Susan Renee. Never before have I read a book that has reduced me to tears within the first 5 pages. I honestly could not put this book down; the only time was to get another tissue!
The story is about Savannah. For her moving home wasn’t anything she ever wanted but after enduring the worst it was her only answer. Sadly being home was everything she thought it would be – awful, isolating and a constant reminder of what she
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Tiffany Readz
May 27, 2016 Tiffany Readz rated it it was amazing
Yet another book I shouldn't have read so close to my "lady time." Good grief, Susan Renee gets you from the first chapter and has you on pins and needles until the last.

"She's the one that got away. Strike that, she's the one I never had the balls to try for, and now that she's back, she's broken." ~ Bryant

And he's there to put the pieces back together. Bryant, who hasn't had it the easiest himself the past few years, sees Savannah in his bar and all of the feelings he's had towards her over t
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Elizabeth Clark
May 22, 2016 Elizabeth Clark rated it really liked it
This book had me crying within the first chapter and more throughout the entire book. Seven by Susan Renee is a book about a woman who loses everything in one fateful event and her struggle to keep moving forward. I don’t know if I would have been as strong as this character if I was her. My heart broke for her and I just wanted to reach inside my book and give her a hug.
Savannah Turner has gone through the worst life could ever give her. Savannah loses her husband and her one year old daughter
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Sarahe32
Dec 09, 2016 Sarahe32 rated it it was amazing
Seven by Susan Renee is a second chance romance novel.

Savannah has lost it all, her husband, her daughter, her life. She has no reason to carry on living. She had to make the hard decision to put her baby’s organs up for donation. Knowing she could save lives of many other kids, it was still devastating. Moving back to her home town after her loss to live with her parents again, she knows she must move on with life, even though it’s hard to even breath. Walking into a bar one night with a few co
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Stacey
Dec 05, 2016 Stacey rated it it was amazing
Savannah life is completely torn from her in a blink of a eye what she's living through is everyone’s nightmare, her husband daughter and herself are in a awful car accident while she's waiting to her hear if her husband is going to pull through surgery her baby girl is laying on a hospital bed with no brain activity. When she finds out her husband doesn't make it she goes into shock she needs him her baby girl needs him it's all just to much, when she comes around her mother and father tries to ...more
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Susan Renee wants to live in a world where paint doesn’t smell, Hogwarts is open twenty-four/seven, and everything is covered in glitter. An indie romance author, Susan has written about everything from lawn mowers to thick colossal bottles of wine, and has won a Snuggle Buddy award for her nonfiction book, “The Hula Hoop Tester’s Guide to Jumping.” She lives in Ohio with her family and seven tiny ...more
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