I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
Hold Me Tight is the amazing conclusion to Eric and Ivy's beautiful story of love, loss, and forgiveness.If you loved the first two books in this series, you will absolutely love this one and will not be able to put this one down. You will love, laugh, and swoon. You will cry.
"...because I'm even more determined to bring that light back to his eyes. And I know my love is strong enough to do it."
The story leaves off right where the last one left off. Eric gave Ivy a harsh ultimatum. One that she did not take lightly. She ends up where she and Eric least expected. But this time apart shows Eric and Ivy that being without each other is just not an option. You feel their yearning for each other. I felt like this was the most heartfelt part of this story. There is no question that Eric and Ivy belong together. Their time apart proves this. This final installment solidifies how much Eric and Ivy are truly meant for each other. Their love knows no boundaries. They love with a love so deeply.
"You are my heart now. Whatever happens to you happens to me."
Eric Young. You have totally captured my heart. He is real. He is genuine. And I can completely see why Ivy so easily fell for him. While Eric is by no means perfect, he is perfect for me-I mean Ivy. :) His past alone would give him reason alone to never give his love to another woman again. And his heartache doesn't end. So many secrets and lies are revealed and your heart breaks for Eric. But what does he do? He loved harder. He loves more. He completely surrenders his heart and soul to Ivy. And it's the most beautiful thing.
"I'd rather have weeks, days, hours with you happy and content than a lifetime filled with regret."
If you think you have any idea what is going to happen in this story. You have NO idea. There are so many twists and turns in this story I did not see coming. Hence the reason why you will be reading this in one sitting. Clear your schedule. It's just not possible to put this one down.
"When she loves, she loves with her whole heart, giving herself completely, holding nothing back."
I felt that the writing was a lot stronger in Hold Me Tight. Not that the other two in the series weren't strong, I just felt like the voices were stronger in this one. The characters spoke with more conviction. What I really enjoy about this series as a whole that Faith's characters are real. And with the third installment of this story, her strength in character development shows. Every single character is connected to the story. You feel for them as much as you feel for Eric and Ivy.
"But this woman makes me want to do things I didn't think I was capable of. Her love for me makes me feel like I have no limitations, that I can do anything I set my mind to do because she believes in me with her whole heart."
As Eric so eloquently describes, his love never wavers for Ivy. It never falters. Their love is the epitome of all consuming soul searching love. Even through pain, and sorrow, Eric's heart always reached out for Ivy. His soul craved hers. Love always prevails. What a beautiful conclusion to this story.