~Book Review~ “Dear Killian: a shorty story” (Love Letters Book 1) by KL Donn

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KL Donn’s Dear Killian was one of the sweetest books I have read to date.

Jersey agrees to do a favor for her father, a General in the Navy.  He asks that she act as a pen pal for the adopt a soldier program to help boost morale of men and women serving overseas that have no one back home to write them.  Feeling completely awkward, she agrees and begins her first letter to one of the military personal on the list her father gave her . . . a captain in the navy.

Killian is getting ready to retire from the military and only has to finish out his final deployment.  When he receives yet another “pity letter,” he has no intentions of reading it . . . but for some reason does.  Instead of pity, he finds a blind date of a letter and instantly becomes intrigues with his pen pal and wants to know more about her.

I loved this book . . . from the awkwardness of the initial letters, to the heart felt relationship that soon grows between two people continents apart that have never met in person.  When the letters unexpectedly stop, both Jersey and Killian are left having to figure out their feelings and their futures.

While I have been a fan of KL Donn’s for quite some time, this book truly spoke to me.  My husband was military and deployed for our first year of married life.  Reading the letters between Jersey and Killian brought back memories of letters I shared with my spouse.  Honestly, there is nothing more romantic than a love letter you can save to read again and again.  I love that this book showed the hardships our military personnel face when deployed . . . especially those who are not lucky enough to have family writing them and sending them a piece of home as the serve for months at a time in hostile areas.  Bravo KL!  5 stars!

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About the Book:

Amazon:  http://amzn.to/2nhpzwi

Blurb:

A love that defies time and distance.

Dear Killian,
Those two words start something I wasn’t intending – something I wasn’t looking for.

Dear Jersey,
When every battlefield leaves me feeling alone, only letters from her give me peace.

**Each book in the Love Letters series is short sweet and to the point. Has new couples for each short story. Complete stand alone. If you’re looking for depth, this series isn’t it, this is about a quick fast love.

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About the Author:

Krystal is a 29-year-old stay at home mom of 4 children, 3 boys, and 1 girl, she has a love for reading that she shares with them anyway she can. Her daughter is forever asking her to write a children’s book just for her, that she might consider. She has been with her hubby, Steve, for 12 years, happily married for 10 of them. She was first an avid reader, then an enthusiastic blogger, and has now finally had her dreams come true and become a writer. More often than not she can be found at home with her family, reading, writing, or scrapbooking. She is a coffee addict, book-aholic, and loves to hear from her fans.

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