#TuesdayBookBlog I Let You Fall by Sara Downing @Sarawritesbooks #ContemporaryRomance #BookReview

An uplifting, contemporary tale of tragedy, love, and second chances, by Sara Downing.

On a summer night in London, art teacher Eve Chapman finds herself in a hospital emergency room. She watches surgeons desperately operate on a young woman with a terrible head injury. But when the bandages are removed, Eve is horrified to find her own body on the operating table.

Trapped in a coma, Eve struggles to cope with the fact that no matter how hard she tries, her family and friends cannot see or hear her. But then she meets Luca Diaz, a handsome and comatose lawyer who can see her. He takes Eve under his wing and teaches her how to use her new abilities to help the living.

As the weeks pass, Eve struggles to find a way back to her body and to Nathan, the man she loves. But the more time she spends with Luca, the more she wonders if her old life is worth going back to at all.

My Review

I haven’t read such an emotional and inspiring novel in a long time.

Readers are invited to suspend disbelief and experience amazing accounts of coma patients’ experiences in and beyond a hospital ward. The actions, thoughts and behaviours of an array of varied and well-drawn characters, and a tightly spun plot, raise thought-provoking questions on the meaning of life and death, the mind, body, and soul connection, as well as the power of goodness, and our search for love.

Reading I Let You Fall is an uplifting experience. It was like taking an emotional holiday and visiting a magical place where the boundaries between space and time, and life and death are blurred, good things happen to good people, and love will always find a way. 

Whatever you believe, think you believe, or would like to believe about these existential themes, I Let You Fall will surprise and inspire you.

I almost forgot to mention that it’s set in London, and I really enjoyed revisiting the sights of the city where I was born and used to live.

Sara Downing writes across several genres, including romance and historical fiction. More recently she has become fascinated with the supernatural. Her first book in this genre, ‘The Lost Boy’, was followed up by ‘I Let You Fall’, published by TCK Publishing/Quilla books in June 2022.

Sara lives in rural Worcestershire with her husband, three almost grown-up children, a Labrador and a cat. Before children she was a Chartered Accountant, but always knew her dream career lay elsewhere. She started writing in 2009 and hasn’t since yearned to return to the world of accountancy.

Sara loves to hear from her readers. You can contact her via her website.

I Let Her Fall on Amazon UK

I Let Her Fall on Amazon US

Luccia Gray is the author of The Eyre Hall Series, the sequel to Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea. She has also written Ghost Wife, a contemporary, romantic suspense. Luccia’s Internacional Amazon Author Page

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