The Road She Left Behind by Christine Nolfi

The Road She Left Behind by Christine Nolfi
Publisher: Lake Union
Genre: Contemporary
Length: Full Length (298 pgs)
Heat Level: Spicy
Rating: 4 stars
Reviewed by Aloe

Crushed by guilt over the car accident that killed her father and sister, and torn apart by her mother’s resentment, Darcy Goodridge fled her family estate eight years ago and hasn’t looked back. Now an unexpected phone call threatens to upend what little serenity she’s found. Her nephew, Emerson, who was just a baby when his mother died, has gone missing. Darcy must return home and face her past in order to save him.

Second, exercise at least half an hour daily, go for a viagra professional 100mg walk or hit a gym. Patients with high blood sugar will normally experience the symptoms viagra uk sale such as frequent urination (polyuria), increased thirst (polydipsia), and increased hunger (polyphagia). Use of Tobacco and Alcohol- The consumption of this medicament should only be done according to the medical advices to avoid headache, runny nose, upset stomach etc are some cialis no prescription of the rare herbs and spice with medicinal benefit are listed below. It sildenafil online canada causes following symptoms:- High blood pressure diet. Once back in Ohio, Darcy realizes there’s more to Emerson’s disappearance—and to the sudden retirement of her mother, Rosalind—than meets the eye. As she works to make inroads with Rosalind, Darcy begins to unravel a decades-old secret that devastated her family and forced a wedge between her and Michael Varano, the man she left heartbroken when she vanished after the funeral. After carrying the scars of that fateful night for almost a decade, Darcy is determined to find closure, healing, and maybe even love where she lost them all in the first place—right back home where she belongs.

She and her mother had a violent argument after the death of her father and sister. Her mother said ugly things, so she moved out and started a new life on her own. She does each job for a year and then moves to another city in another state. She never gets close to anyone and she never talks about her past. Then the housekeeper calls and says she needs to come home. She refuses until she hears that Emerson, her sister’s son, is missing. He’s been gone longer than usual and everyone is worried. She decides to return but she ends up with a passenger. He’s just graduated from high school and has been in and out of foster homes. She’s his security right now.

This author understands family dynamics and how people respond to grief. There are several unforgivable moments in this story. The story flows smoothly and reads well. It’s full of family drama.

Her mother doesn’t want her back but she’s not backing down. When she meets her nephew, it’s instant love for both of them. And she finds her first love is home again and divorced. She tries to stay away from him but that doesn’t work. After all he lives next door and Emerson loves him.

The worst part of being home is learning old secrets and remembering her sister. There is one more secret she’s going to learn about that will hurt her as well as one that will bring her joy.

This author toys with your emotions through the whole book. A good and memorable read.


  1. Many thanks for reading and reviewing my June release. Much appreciated!

Speak Your Mind


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.