Review: Forever Innocent (The Forever Series #1) by Deanna Roy

Title: Forever Innocent
Author: Deanna Roy
Series: The Forever Series
Genre: Contemporary Romance 
Age Group: New Adult

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"Our baby died on prom night, and nothing was ever the same again."
Corabelle doesn’t feel like any of the other college girls. On what should have been one of the happiest nights of her life, she and her boyfriend Gavin watched a nurse disconnect the ventilator from their seven-day-old baby. During the funeral two days later, Gavin walked out and never returned.

Since then, her life has been a spiral of disasters. The only thing that has helped is her ability to black out whenever the pain gets too hard to bear, a habit that has become an addiction.

When Gavin shows up in her astronomy class four years later, he is hell-bent on getting her back, insisting she forgive him. Corabelle knows she can’t resist the touch that fills the empty ache that has haunted her since he left. But if he learns what she has done, if he follows the trail back through her past, her secrets will destroy their love completely.

 And once again, she’ll lose the only person who always believed she was innocent.

❥My Review:

This was such a heartbreaking story with beautiful moments. There's was definitely a lot of emotion in this book! I enjoyed the writing style and character depth that Deanna Roy gave us in Forever Innocent.

I've certainly cried before as I read books, but this one just felt so personal. The loss of a baby is something that just really gets to me; and I'm sure for many others. I think it was also partly due to the fact that this story is extremely personal to the author herself.

Brace yourself for this read!
The synopsis itself has the ability to choke you up.

There was such great dialogue between the two main characters, Corabelle and Gavin. Everything about the pain and struggle made sense. The anger they felt towards each other and themselves was justifiable. I felt every word and emotion that they spewed. My heart broke for them both as they had to endure so much agony after losing their little boy. 

This was a beautiful story with lovely symbolism. I look forward to the next book. I would recommend this title to anyone looking for a tearful and emotion whirlwind. 

*An eCopy of this book was provided by the author for an honest review. This in no way has affected my review/opinion.

My Rating: 4 Kisses

About this Author

Deanna Roy is the author of several novels that are classified as "two-hankie reads." They include her bestseller FOREVER INNOCENT, about a couple who rediscovers their love four years after the death of their premature baby, and STELLA & DANE, about a couple who finds their new-found love put to the ultimate test after a bar fight, and BABY DUST, about five women who become friends after their miscarriages.

Deanna is a powerful advocate for Baby Loss Moms and most of her books touch on this topic. She is the founder of and hosts numerous public and private support groups both online and in person.

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Deanna also writes a series of books for middle grade readers under the name D.D. Roy, including JINNIE WISHMAKER and MARCUS MENDER.

She's pretty easy to spot on Facebook and Twitter, and yup, she's even on MySpace.

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