Ghost Dance - Everyone needs a London in their lives. A person to bring them back from the brink. Someone to listen and offer comfort. Someone who understands. Catherine Gayle does me in every time with her contemporary romances. Turning the page I know that my emotions are in for a beating but boy do I look forward to it. This is a story about how life can change in an instant. The happiness moment can quickly become a heartbreaking one. Dima lived it and tortured himself with it. He and London may not have always seen eye to eye but there was a connection between them mentally and emotionally before it became physical. So beautifully crafted that it will have you reaching for Kleenex but leaves you satisfied and inspired at the end.
Smoke Signals - A person never knows how much they can endure until they are not given a choice. Will it be faced with strength and integrity? Will it cause a breakdown that is hard to recover from? Smoke Signals is a story of courage, hope and kindness. Viktoriya is at her lowest when she meets Ray. This girl is in a foreign country with no way to take care of herself. I cried because she truly was alone and didn't have anyone she could on but herself. A good person with no options, she is willing to degrade herself and is on the verge of giving up on her dream. Ray proves to be her guardian angel. Despair begets a safe haven for these two troubled people. Haunted by a past he can't change, he will do whatever he can to protect Viktoriya from enduring what he faced in his youth. When all is said and done Catherine Gayle's powerful novel shows that one good deed, one big heart can make a difference. An act of kindness has the power to heal.