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A story of grief and forgiveness and love along the way. PAINTED MEMORIES is a story of forgiveness and redemption, told with plenty of romance Like Ms Flowers previous novel, TAKING CHANCES, it s a character driven tale that packs an emotional wallop Lily Morgan is starting over again in a new town with a new job, trying to forget a horrific accident that claimed her brother s life and drove a wedge between her and her father.Enter Drew McGregor the first of two suitors to take an interest in Lily Drew is also estranged from his father, but the r PAINTED MEMORIES is a story of forgiveness and redemption, told with plenty of romance Like Ms Flowers previous novel, TAKING CHANCES, it s a character driven tale that packs an emotional wallop Lily Morgan is starting over again in a new town with a new job, trying to forget a horrific accident that claimed her brother s life and drove a wedge between her and her father.Enter Drew McGregor the first of two suitors to take an interest in Lily Drew is also estranged from his father, but the roadblocks in their relationship are due to his persistence and desire in pursuing a career as an artist I warmed up to both characters immediately, especially Drew, who is the type of beta hero I find myself fallingandin love with these days concerned, compassionate, tender and attentive, but tough as nails when he has to be There is another romantic interest to muddy the waters for a while, but Ms Flowers resolves things fairly quickly as to who Lily will ultimately end up with That s when the romance really takes off and the complexities of family relationships kick into high gear.It was hard for me to book this book down The descriptions are lush but not overdone, the dialogue effortless and believable The romantic and family dynamics sucked me in emotionally from page one, took me on a rollercoaster ride of heartache, discovery, and triumph and left me with a warm sated glow at the end Loved it 4.5 5.0Bravo Ms Flowers Drew and Lilly s courtship, the settings in fact, the whole enchilada is wonderful Read full review in the November 2013 issue of InD tale Magazine 4.5 5.0Bravo Ms Flowers Drew and Lilly s courtship, the settings in fact, the whole enchilada is wonderful Read full review in the November 2013 issue of InD tale Magazine If you re looking for a contemporary romance filled with all the trappings that make your heart flutter, Painted Memories by Loni Flowers deserves to be at the top of your MUST Read list Lily Morgan s life has been a nightmare after the death of her brother, between her own guilt and grief and the brutal blame placed on her by her overachieving, over controlling father To start fresh and with the hopes of healing, she moves far from home to start life over with a clean slate While not looking If you re looking for a contemporary romance filled with all the trappings that make your heart flutter, Painted Memories by Loni Flowers deserves to be at the top of your MUST Read list Lily Morgan s life has been a nightmare after the death of her brother, between her own guilt and grief and the brutal blame placed on her by her overachieving, over controlling father To start fresh and with the hopes of healing, she moves far from home to start life over with a clean slate While not looking for love, she finds herself falling for two amazingly hot guys who are as different as night and day Tyler is a personal trainer who initially lights a flame of excitement in Lily with his self confidence and flash Drew, well Lily literally fell for Drew, right into a muddy pond He isthe strong and silent type, who also has a painful past he has turned from Drew is able to create beauty on canvas as an artist with an amazing talent to bring his art to life and a desire to make a name for himself and gain his own father s approval When Lily s choice becomes apparent and romance slowly blooms, her guilt returns, because her brother will never know the joy of love, so she erects obstacles around her heart that are almost insurmountable Can Lily learn to forgive herself and accept that she deserves the kind of love with a happy ending Can she even recognize when someone is offering her real love with no strings attached Will her family dynamics chase her back into her own private Hell or will she find the strength to finally face down the demons and reunite a family divided for too long It s just too much turmoil for one person to handle alone.I know, it all sounds so serious, and this character driven plot IS full of drama, but Loni Flowers has brought her characters to life with moments of humor and lightness that make you smile, moments of tenderness that make you sigh and moments of personal strength that make you cheer I even shook my head a couple of times in disbelief and had to keep reminding myself, this is just a story, you are not really a fly on the wall The dialogue is amazing, real enough to hear each word and how it was spoken, as well as how it was taken Ms Flowers has created her own work of art through her words that will touch your heart in the best way Loni Flowers is one of the reasons I keep coming back to contemporary books I really enjoyed her debut, Taking Chances This new novel is no different I adored it just as much There are bad thing that happen in this novel, but overall, it s very much a feel good book Lilly moved to a new town to start over It takes her a bit to find her groove Lilly likes to keep things simple She s not looking for love, or any kind of relationship She just needs space from her father, and his views Li Loni Flowers is one of the reasons I keep coming back to contemporary books I really enjoyed her debut, Taking Chances This new novel is no different I adored it just as much There are bad thing that happen in this novel, but overall, it s very much a feel good book Lilly moved to a new town to start over It takes her a bit to find her groove Lilly likes to keep things simple She s not looking for love, or any kind of relationship She just needs space from her father, and his views Lilly spends most of the book trying to free herself of the guilt over her brother s death She doesn t feel like she deserves the things she has when he s gone I ve never been in this position, but I m sure it s incredibly hard to get through She s a great character that you can empathize with You feel her pain, and at some moments, complete joy She s completely confused about who she is and should be She finally finds some balance when she meets a friend, and runs into a guy Most of the book is focused around her feelings for Drew, and if she s confident in herself and their relationship There are a few big arguments that take place, and it makes everything seemrealistic Painted Memories is a quick read, and with the turmoil Lilly puts herself through you really feel for her situation You hope she can find her happy place with herself, her relationship, and her family Great Young Adult Romance Lots of emotion Characters are easy to relate to Will 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Painted memories is a story about letting go of the past Moving on, living your life Sometimes we hold on to things that we shouldn t bear the blame for, or carry pain we shouldn t I think this book is just a great feel good romance Lilly doesn t want a relationship She doesn t think she can handle it, need it But along come Drew and Tyler Two men at once, who should she choose Can she face her past in time to not lose the one she really wants I enjoyed the characters in this book They Painted memories is a story about letting go of the past Moving on, living your life Sometimes we hold on to things that we shouldn t bear the blame for, or carry pain we shouldn t I think this book is just a great feel good romance Lilly doesn t want a relationship She doesn t think she can handle it, need it But along come Drew and Tyler Two men at once, who should she choose Can she face her past in time to not lose the one she really wants I enjoyed the characters in this book They were so well developed It was such an in depth back story being told that you get a genuine feeling that you know each character You can feel their emotions You can emphasize I really think this is just a great, make you feel good, romance I enjoyed it Loni Flowers never stops amazing me with her stories This book was amazing Sometimes heartache can lead you to the one you are meant for Lilly was heartbroken over losing her brother but she holds a big secret Her parents are no support She mets Drew they work through their pasts together You will not be disappointed with this book I LOVED it Loni Flowers never stops amazing me with her stories This book was amazing Sometimes heartache can lead you to the one you are meant for Lilly was heartbroken over losing her brother but she holds a big secret Her parents are no support She mets Drew they work through their pasts together You will not be disappointed with this book I LOVED it A very emotional, sweet, romantic, fun, satisfying and gripping read that I definitely will be reading again A must read for any contemporary romance fans out there, or those readers just looking for an all around great story.Lilly has just started her life anew after years of suffering and torment due to the loss of her only brother So much sorrow, pain, and not enough forgiveness, both from herself and her father But Lilly picks herself up and leaves that life behind, well most of it She s A very emotional, sweet, romantic, fun, satisfying and gripping read that I definitely will be reading again A must read for any contemporary romance fans out there, or those readers just looking for an all around great story.Lilly has just started her life anew after years of suffering and torment due to the loss of her only brother So much sorrow, pain, and not enough forgiveness, both from herself and her father But Lilly picks herself up and leaves that life behind, well most of it She starts a new job that she loves, gets her own place and stars dating and living again.A bit of a love triangle for some part among Lilly, a great looking personal trainer named Tyler and a handsome, caring and amazing artist named Drew and many life altering choices, but Lilly is a smart and beautiful woman One that went with her heart and what s on the inside instead of what the eyes can see I adored her character evenfor it Loni created an amazing story for us all A very emotional trip with realistic characters, settings and packed it full of emotion that will guarantee the need for a tissue or two both from laughter and of sadness This is my second time reading her work and I was a happy reader each time ^BOOK ☇ Painted Memories ☋ I ve come to realize how much life can change with circumstance One moment I was a happy sixteen year old girl with a great brother, Jesse, who I adored Then Jesse diedNo matter how much I wished it had been me in the accident, wishing will never change what happened Five years later, my father s eyes are still filled with hate and regret whenever he looks at me I haven t forgotten my mistake, but I ve accepted it My father has notHe may always see me as a failure, but I m determined to make a fresh start in a new town where love promises to be generous than the scorn I ve left in my father s eyes With any luck, maybe some distance will make him see me as his daughter again Until then I ll find my own way Painted Memories is an original, contemporary romance about love, loss, and recovering from tragedy Its characters are real Between humor and heartbreak, it s funny, touching, and full of redemption Sexual situations recommended for The Casket and the Sword Jesse BORN DIFFERENT: Iraqi Female Survivor Among Traditions, Religion and War who I adored Then Jesse diedNo matter how much I wished it had been me in the accident Mothers of Influence wishing will never change what happened Five years later False Flag my father s eyes are still filled with hate and regret whenever he looks at me I haven t forgotten my mistake The Book of Story Beginnings but I ve accepted it My father has notHe may always see me as a failure Take Me Home (Belladonna Ink but I m determined to make a fresh start in a new town where love promises to be generous than the scorn I ve left in my father s eyes With any luck The Healing Power of Meditation maybe some distance will make him see me as his daughter again Until then I ll find my own way Painted Memories is an original Lost Bodies contemporary romance about love Grand Strategies loss The Looking Glass and recovering from tragedy Its characters are real Between humor and heartbreak The Looking Glass it s funny Chinye touching Susannah Screaming (Krug and Kellog, and full of redemption Sexual situations recommended for