Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The Sand Bar by Rebecca Bryan Blog Tour Review

The Sand Bar: A Novel

With nothing to show for the last eight years but a dusty diploma, a failed marriage, a lot of emotional baggage—Gucci, thank you—and a really great collection of designer shoes, Marlo Leavitt has come home again.

With her marriage annulled and her emotions in tatters, Marlo returns to her hometown of St. Anthony, Idaho, to care for her sick father and get back on her feet. She runs into Brandon, the boyfriend whose heart she broke before she left town, and finds him unhappy in his marriage and his life. Marlo fears she has not only ruined her own chance for happiness, but that of a man she once loved. When she meets an old woman who offers her a chance to make things right by going back in time, Marlo feels she has nothing to lose. She accepts the elixir and soon finds herself not in the past, but two years in the future, married to Brandon and living the life she had always dreaded: stuck in a tiny town with a toddler she doesn’t know or love.

Things get more complicated when she begins to suspect that Brandon had a part in his first wife’s mysterious death. With the help of handsome Luke Dawson, an old classmate and now a police officer, Marlo must solve the mystery of what really happened the night she took the elixir, and fix her broken relationships before she can return to the present and truly have a second chance at happiness.

My thoughts:
This time travel romance was a refreshing read. I loved the detail that the author put into the scenes. There were several times while reading that I actually felt the breeze on my face and smelled the smells from the gatherings. With just a glimpse into each of her possible futures, the main character must decide which way she thinks she will be the happiest. I really loved this story and can't wait to see what the author comes out with next! I recommend this book to all who love a great time travel romance :)

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