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Book Review-Fall From India Place by Samantha Young

by | Dec 9, 2017 | Book Reviews | 11 comments

Book Review-Fall From India Place by Samantha Young

Book Review-Fall From India Place by Samantha YoungFall from India Place by Samantha Young
Also in this series: Down London Road, Before Jamaica Lane, Echoes of Scotland Street
Series: On Dublin Street #4
Published by NAL on June 3rd 2014
Genres: Contemporary Romance, New Adult
Pages: 294
Format: eBook
Source: Library
ISBN: 0451469402
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The New York Times bestselling author of On Dublin Street and Down London Road returns with a story about letting go of the past and learning to trust in the future...

When Hannah Nichols last saw Marco D’Alessandro, five long years ago, he broke her heart. The bad boy with a hidden sweet side was the only guy Hannah ever loved—and the only man she’s ever been with. After one intense night of giving into temptation, Marco took off, leaving Scotland and Hannah behind. Shattered by the consequences of their night together, Hannah has never truly moved on.

Leaving Hannah was the biggest mistake of Marco’s life, something he has deeply regretted for years. So when fate reunites them, he refuses to let her go without a fight. Determined to make her his, Marco pursues Hannah, reminding her of all the reasons they’re meant to be together.

But just when Marco thinks they’re committed to a future together, Hannah makes a discovery that unearths the secret pain she’s been hiding from him, a secret that could tear them apart before they have a real chance to start over again...

Fall From India Place is a story that takes us to a story that connects two people and fate brings them back together again….a story of complex circumstances and a love between two people that never wavers

Fall From India Place is the fourth book in the Dublin Street Series, and I have been really enjoying this series. I know that this book there were quite a bit of mixed reviews and ratings and honestly I ignored them because I didn’t want anything to spoil this book for me and I am so glad that I did. I really enjoyed this book and even though it’s not perfect, it definitely has the makings for a romance to sit back and relax with. It does feature a second chance romance, so if it’s not your cup of tea…then “move along home” however if you are like myself, who adores a second chance romance happen, than grab this book and you won’t be disappointed.

The key players for Fall From India Place are:

  •  Hannah Nichols, our heroine, loves being a teacher and helping others, but she has one weakness….MARCO
  • Marco D’Alessandro, our heroine, who works in construction and has many secrets 

I will say that Fall From India Place may not be my favorite installment of this series, but it certainly gave me a story I wanted to bask in and characters that come alive off of these pages. Its pretty interesting to not that this isn’t a story a evokes a dry eye. What I have really admired about Samantha Young is her ability to make true human emotion become so real.

I’d felt lost for a long time after he left. It had taken a while to find my strength and independence again. It had meant hardening my heart and creatinglittle locked doors in my soul so that only the people I trusted implicitly could ever make it inside to touch it.

Here is the gist of Fall From India Place: We have a story that starts out when our characters are young. Hannah was being bullied and almost about to be raped, when Marco saves the day and protects her. What starts our as a rescue, begins a friendship between Hannah and Marco. Hannah quickly fell in love with Marco, but Marco never felt worthy of Hannah. And one night, after drinking, they have sex and Marco breaks everything off with Hannah and leaves for four years. Now he has returned, more confident and knowing that Hannah is the woman for him, but he must prove to Hannah and himself that she is the right one and worth the time and effort.

There was also some needed humor from the in laws and relatives and kiddies that lightened the mood at the right time.

“Beth, eat your greens. They’re good for you. Come on, eat your peas.”
“I don’t want to,” she whined, and we turned to watch her push her plate back. “They’re little fuckers.”At first, Hannah is furious and she is not a happy camper that Marco is trying to insert himself back into her life. He broke her heart, but Hannah still has a soft spot for Marco. But there are certain things that Hannah doesn’t have a clue about when it comes to Marco, about where he has been the last four years or why he disappeared. Once you read the story, you understand why Hannah is so firm against Marco, especially when it comes to certain things, like not wanting children. You see both Marco and Hannah deal with some challenge aspects that they never thought would happen. There is some raw emotion that comes to the surface to cause a vivid reaction in the reader. This book really got to me at times, but I am so glad that it did. This story really needed the emotional conflict and even though in some moment I wish it didn’t develop in a certain way, there was something so real about this story. The trials and the trauams….the joys and the laughter just sings straight to the core of you and I was impressed once again with how Samantha Young spun a story for me to love and devour
When we were kids, I was in love with you … That never went away, Hannah.” He rested his forehead against mine. “And now that I know you again, I’m even more in love with you

About Samantha Young

Samantha Young is a New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author from Stirlingshire, Scotland. She's been nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award 2012 for Best Author and Best Romance for her international bestseller ON DUBLIN STREET and Best Romance 2014 for BEFORE JAMAICA LANE. ON DUBLIN STREET is Samantha's first adult contemporary romance series and has sold in twenty-eight countries.

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  1. The Book Disciple

    I have never read this series. I’m not sure why, but for some reason I have always avoided it. Maybe I should stop avoiding it!

    • Lover Of Romance

      You avoid this series??!!! haha I really think you would love this one if you decided to try it out. 🙂 Its great on Audio format as well.

      • The Book Disciple

        I don’t know why originally I avoided this series. I can’t seem to find a reason why I did. Good to know the audio is good-I have been digging audios lately!

        • Lover Of Romance

          Yes I have too lately, they are just wonderful especially when I am doing work on the computer or exercising.

  2. Blodeuedd

    I have meant to try the series for ages

  3. Nick

    I love this series much! I was just thinking that I need to re-read it one of these days because I miss these characters. I felt the same way about this one as you did. Not my favorite installment, but I still liked it a lot. Sam Young is really good at writing romances that are achy and swoony!
    Wonderful review! 🙂

    • Lover Of Romance

      Isn’t this series so fun? I just love this group of family and friends. The setting makes me wish I lived in the UK 🙂 And yes she writes the best swoony reads. Glad you enjoyed this one and this series too!

  4. Melliane

    I haven’t tried any of her books but I think I have book 1! I really should try

    • Lover Of Romance

      oh you definitely should!! Book ONE is amazing!! Hope you love it.

  5. Lily B

    this was my favorite I believe, really enjoyed the characters and the writing – but I never read book one yet so ;X who knows maybe that one would have been better


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