Everything happens for a reason...
From New York Times and USA Today
bestselling author Teresa Mummert. A soldier returning for mid-tour
leave decides to stay with a cousin in Maine, after his fiancé leaves
him for someone else while he is away at war. His cousin is going
through his own devastation and is struggling to pick up the pieces and
move on with his family. As they try to help each other through the
pain, Shane's path crosses Jenn's and he soon learns that everything
happens for a reason.
This novel does not contain any acts of suicide and has a HEA.
When it’s not bad, it’s good.
was not a bad book. It had a unique plot, decent dialogue, and a sweet
romance. There were some heartbreaking moments, but most of the drama
was pretty light. Overall it was a heart warming read.
Here is where I feel like I have no business writing a review for Suicide Note.
It’s because I don’t know what it was...what it is that kept me from
loving it. It wasn’t badly written; the story was good. It just never
grabbed me. My emotions were never quite pulled to the surface and I
can’t really tell you why. Maybe it was the development? Maybe it was
the plot? Maybe it was just me? Whatever it was, I’m obviously the
Here’s my theory...
I’m a crack addict
that has developed a tolerance. No seriously. Books are my drug of
choice and I read...a lot. The more I read, the more I need in a story
for it to pull me in. The more I need in a story for it to grab my
emotions. My skin has become so tough and scarred by all the emotional
book beatings that it’s tough to break the surface. It’s like my head
and heart are diluted by so many books; it takes something huge to make a
I think Teresa Mummert definitely has talent as an
author, but I needed more. Something was missing. Since I can’t come up
with more specifics, I assume it’s more a personal taste, something
inside me that kept me from loving Suicide Note.
It wasn’t great, definitely not bad...better than okay. It was good.
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