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The Telling - Eden Winters
The Telling
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Time in Iraq cost Michael Ritter some of his hearing and a friend whose death he feels responsible for. He'd left Alabama hoping to escape a dull, small-town life, only to return four years later, lugging a duffle full of personal demons. Cookesville, Alabama isn’t the most welcoming place on... show more
Time in Iraq cost Michael Ritter some of his hearing and a friend whose death he feels responsible for. He'd left Alabama hoping to escape a dull, small-town life, only to return four years later, lugging a duffle full of personal demons. Cookesville, Alabama isn’t the most welcoming place on earth, particularly for a gay, Hispanic student wanting nothing more than to earn his degree and get back home to Texas. An image of a somber young man that he knows only by name and the stories told by an adoring sister comes to life when Michael returns home, just as Jay is already half-way to losing his heart.Michael’s biggest battle lies ahead, and he’ll need all the help he can get to find his way in a world where he no longer fits in. Jay’s not sure where he fits either, but it could be next to the war-torn soldier who needs his strength.
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ASIN: B00DTLOO22
Publisher: Rocky Ridge Books
Pages no: 184
Edition language: English
Series: The Telling (#1)
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Mammarella
Mammarella rated it
2.0 The Telling (The Telling #1) by Eden Winters
I really feel bad giving it 2 stars. BUT:- I could not connect with the MCs. The narration was dry, the interaction between the MCs was too easy: A student with a hero worship + a soldier with a PTSD in need of love and care = Uber Quick Instalove I am not usually the one to condemn love at first si...
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer rated it
4.0 Quiet & Understated
The Telling is a classic example of Eden Winter's quiet understated style of storytelling. Michael is back from the Armed Forces and it was not a positive experience for him at all. He returns to his southern, small town life and he meets Jay. A young man who has bonded with Micheal's family while h...
Trisha Harrington's Blog
Trisha Harrington's Blog rated it
5.0 The Telling
This was a really nice story. I found this to be quite a good read and very insightful on the whole PTSD issue and dealing with the aftermath of war. While I have not got a lot of knowledge on the army or how soldiers cope afterwards this book felt real. It was not a quick fix or even really a true ...
Elishia
Elishia rated it
4.0 The Telling
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