The only thing more powerful than truth is perception.
The only emotion stronger than hatred is hope.
When Portland sales girl, Elle Fox, takes some old friends up on an offer to join their group “zencation” to the Oregon Coast, she hardly expects their gathering to include her ex, Scott Darcy. Five years ago, Scott pulled Elle in like a rip tide. A rebel with a taste for adventure, he had swept her away from small town life into the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. They had plans to explore the world together, until he disappeared without a word.
Elle thought she understood what happened between them (he wanted to be with that leggy waitress from the brewery they used to go to) but when an old box surfaces in his truck she uncovers a different story, one that will flush out long-hidden secrets about him, her family, and – hardest and most surprising of all – herself.
Told in dual timelines, FIVE YEARS LATER explores the trials of true love, the ties of a family divided, and the challenges of forgiving those who unintentionally hurt us – including ourselves.
Five Years Later is an exceptional book written by Sarah Kraft that moved and captivated me from the start! Five Years Later was captivating to me from the start thanks to the premise of the story and the bewitching literature courtesy of the author, Sarah Kraft who from the beginning hooked me with her fantastic and poignant story that stands out amongst its genre. It is rare to find a novel that combines the themes this book does, and that is refreshing to me, and it is even more challenging to discover a story that does not rely on cliches! And so that is why I already recommend this book to you lovely readers; however, if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more!
Five Years Later is a beautiful and exceptional novel that will take its readers on a poignant journey from start to finish. Five Years Later will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the book, Elle Fox. Elle, a young woman living in Portland decides to take up her friends on their offer a group trip to the Oregon coast… however when there her life will change forever.
When there, Elle’s ex Scott Darcy is too and this pulls her down a hole of deep, dark memories as he broke her heart five years ago. Elle had a future planned with Scott and she thought she knew the reason why they ended, but when she discovers a box full of hidden secrets in his trunk, she will finally understand what truly happened. Which in turn reveals more about Scott, her family, and even herself and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Five Years Later!
The premise of Five Years Later is exceptional, original, and beyond captivating! I loved the many themes and elements explored throughout the book, and all themes are explored by Sarah Kraft wonderfully, and she does this by lacing these interesting themes throughout the text flawlessly and weaving them with the story. The result of this makes Five Years Later a highly addictive and fascinating read that is never once lackluster or predictable.
Sarah Kraft is a phenomenal writer who knows how to grasp her reader’s attention from the first page. Kraft decides to thrust her reader into the heart of the story straight away so that the reader is instantly captivated and immersed. I personally love this approach, what is the point of having a long build-up with little excitement? This is only necessary if the author in question can’t develop the characters in the story quickly, but with Five Years Later, the reader will not encounter this issue because Kraft instantly develops her characters and makes the reader invest in not only them but also their journey!
To conclude my thoughts on the wonderful book Five Years Later, I would say Five Years Later is a wonderful, compelling, and thought-provoking novel that will easily entertain readers for many days and nights and so I, of course, have to award this stellar gem of a book five stars! So be sure to have a read of the preview below and check out this novel as it is great and should not be missed!
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