Wind Chime Wedding by Sophie Moss.
(Wind Chime #2)
Genres: Contemporary, Romance.
Release Date: June 30th 2015.
Second grade teacher, Becca Haddaway, is weeks away from walking down the aisle with her high school sweetheart when she learns that the Heron Island Elementary School is about to be shut down. In the midst of a whirlwind of wedding planning, she launches into a last-ditch effort to save it. But the one man who can help her is determined to make her question every decision she has ever made—including the man she’s about to marry.
Former Navy SEAL and son of the current Maryland governor, Colin Foley, is finally starting to feel whole again after losing his leg on a career-ending deployment in Afghanistan. After struggling for months to figure out what to do with his post-military life, he’s found a new mission—opening a rehab center for wounded veterans on the peaceful Chesapeake Bay island. All he needs now is a woman to share his new life with…and he knows exactly who he wants. With a little help from the island’s magical wind chimes, can Colin convince Becca to change her mind before it’s too late?
Book Review ~ ‘Wind Chime Wedding’ by Sophie Moss ~ 5 Stars!
#3wordreview ~ “Sweet, Powerful, Romantic!”
Sophie Moss is the master of powerful romance. Every time I finish reading a book she’s written, I am emotionally reeling, and in a really good way. The sign of a good author is when you think about their book for days after finishing it, and like with ‘Wind Chime Café’, ‘Wind Chime Wedding’ just sucked me into the life of Heron Island, and made me long for more after the story had finished.
In this instalment of the ‘Wind Chime’ series, we see Becca’s story, and along with some much-loved appearances from the gorgeous Will, Annie and Taylor, we see how life on the island continues in other characters lives. Becca is a character that just embodies everything that young people strive to be. She is good-hearted, generous and protective of and to those she loves. We see how her relationship with her fiancee came to be, and why her decision to stay with him is something she feels so strongly about. I loved the conflict this created with the gorgeous Colin, who being such a good solid guy he is, doesn’t want to make her feel conflicted.
I adored seeing more of Colin, and getting his backstory, as well as seeing how this led him to join Will in creating the SEAL rehabilitation centres, was something that gave this story another dimension which made it so powerful. I love seeing realistic characters struggle with real life, and Sophie Moss doesn’t back down and make his story easy, instead embracing the blood, sweat and tears that embody military life and making the characters fight for their future real, and all the more heart-breaking.
This was a stunning addition to the Heron Island series, where we see Colin and Becca fight for a love that is true and passionate. I adored their relationship, and seeing how they changed throughout the course of the novel.