I am a huge fan of Karma Brown! I look forward to her emotional stories every year!
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
4 memorable stars to The Life Lucy Knew! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
Wow, talk about an original premise. Lucy Sparks falls and hits her head. When she wakes up, she searches for her husband in her hospital room. Not only is he not there, “he’s” actually not her husband!
Instead, her current boyfriend, Matt, who is present, is broken-hearted when he realizes she is in love with her ex (who was never really her husband, anyway- part of the memory is created).
Lucy is diagnosed with a condition called honest lying. While her memories feel real to her, some of them are false. The hardest thing to work through is figuring out which of her memories really are hers.
As Lucy heals, she is at a crossroads and has to figure out where to take her life. I loved her as a character, and my heart ached for the emotional turmoil she experienced. I also thought Matt was a steadfast, nurturing, warm character, and I was rooting for him to win back Lucy’s heart. He took such good care of her and worked so hard in trying to help her regain her memory.
Karma Brown is a go-to for dependable, emotional reads, and The Life Lucy Knew is memorable and heartwarming.
Thank you to Karma Brown, Park Row/Harlequin, and Edelweiss for the copy. The Life Lucy Knew will be released on June 12, 2018.
One woman is about to discover everything she believes-knows-to be true about her life…isn’t.
After hitting her head, Lucy Sparks awakens in the hospital to a shocking revelation: the man she’s known and loved for years-the man she recently married-is not actually her husband. In fact, they haven’t even spoken since their breakup four years earlier. The happily-ever-after she remembers in vivid detail-right down to the dress she wore to their wedding-is only one example of what her doctors call a false memory: recollections Lucy’s mind made up to fill in the blanks from the coma.
Her psychologist explains the condition as honest lying, because while Lucy’s memories are false, they still feel incredibly real. Now she has no idea which memories she can trust-a devastating experience not only for Lucy, but also for her family, friends and especially her devoted boyfriend, Matt, whom Lucy remembers merely as a work colleague.
When the life Lucy believes she had slams against the reality she’s been living for the past four years, she must make a difficult choice about which life she wants to lead, and who she really is.