This is the first book I have read by Tracy Reed and I was blown away. She has an amazing ability to breathe life into the characters she writes in such a way that you fell transported into the book and lives of each individual. The characters had depth, flaws,and weaknesses, that allowed them to be relatable. I greatly enjoyed the relationships between Sean, Chris, his brother and sister-in-law and DeeDee, Kyla and all the girls. They reminded me all to well to make sure you seek godly wisdom and advise and even then the advise can be diluted with our own insecurities and hang ups in life.
When I first started reading this book I was pretty judgmental of Kyla and Eric. The first few chapters do not paint either of them in a good light. They both makes unwise decisions in their life that affects multiple people. So when she starts to take an interest in Sean, I was disgusted. By the end of the book though, I was proud of the decisions that Kyla had made in her life and how God intervened.
I admired Sean for standing firm in God and not allowing himself to give into sexual temptations, but to make sure he would not be unequally yoked with a partner in life. He had a great backstory that started to unfold slowly throughout the book that really made be bond with his character. I was completely blown away with Olivia. I don't want to give anything away, but my impressions of her definitely changed by the end of the book and I was glad to see what she had in store for Eric.
Overall I would recommend this book for mature audiences only. It has strong sexual themes and elements that would be very inappropriate for anyone other than adults.