RELEASE DAY: HAPPILY EVAN AFTER
RELEASE DAY: HAPPILY EVAN AFTER
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Evan is a reluctant cupid. Facing an unknown term of servitude to repay his debt to the world, it is his responsibility to guide couples together. Despite initial hesitancy, he has learned to handle every case with care and he now basks in the afterglow of new-found love and relishes in the energy it provides him. But his end goal is still the promise of paradise in return for his penance.
It's all going according to plan until he receives an assignment that is inconceivable to him. He has to find a mate for Becca, within whom lives the reincarnated soul of his one true love. Bound by his duty to find her a match, he must resist her charm and suppress his own desires. It is his job and he cannot fail, even if his own paradise now seems lost.
For a cupid, falling in love is against the rules.
In the beginning we meet Evan, a reluctant cupid who exchanged his mortality for a life of servitude, a life of finding love for others without the possibility of ever feeling it again for himself...or so he assumes until he meets Becca. . Evan is shocked to discover that his one true loves soul has been sent back down to earth and is encased in his newest charge Becca. Can he match her with another person? well I'm going to be forced to be elusive and make you read the book! Having read 'through the fire' I was fully aware of Michelle's immense literary talents but I will admit to being a tad dubious when I read the premise for 'Happily Evan after' 'A cupid who matches people falling in love...hmm...ok'' I thought to myself... Well ladies, I'm always willing to admit when I'm wrong..and boy was I wrong! not only was this book beguilingly sweet and not at all clichéd, it also held a lot of life lessons about perseverance in the pursuit of love. I giggled and pouted and spent 90% of the book praying to the literary gods to step in and give me a happy ending! Michelle Irwin manages to give the reader a vested interested in her characters fate, she seems to have a direct line to our hearts and spins her characters into the tissues and fibres until they become a part of you and THAT is one hell of a talent. Evan and Becca had my attention from the first page to the very last! Exceptionally well written as always and yet another must read! this is becoming quite the habit Ms Irwin! 5 stars!
Michelle Irwin has been many things in her life: a hobbit taking a precious item to a fiery mountain; a young child stepping through the back of a wardrobe into another land; the last human stranded not-quite-alone in space three million years in the future; a young girl willing to fight for the love of a vampire; and a time-travelling madman in a box. She achieved all of these feats and many more through her voracious reading habit. Eventually, so much reading had to have an effect and the cast of characters inside her mind took over and spilled out onto the page.
Michelle lives in sunny Queensland in the land down under with her surprisingly patient husband and ever-intriguing daughter, carving out precious moments of writing and reading time around her accounts-based day job. A lover of love and overcoming the odds, she primarily writes paranormal and fantasy romance.