Title: The Law of Moses
Author: Amy Harmon
Series: The Law of Moses, #1
Genre: Romance, new adult
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Publication Date: November 18, 2014
My Rating: 4. STARS
If I tell you right up front, right in the beginning that I lost him, it will be easier for you to bear. You will know it’s coming, and it will hurt. But you’ll be able to prepare.
Someone found him in a laundry basket at the Quick Wash, wrapped in a towel, a few hours old and close to death. They called him Baby Moses when they shared his story on the ten o’clock news – the little baby left in a basket at a dingy Laundromat, born to a crack addict and expected to have all sorts of problems. I imagined the crack baby, Moses, having a giant crack that ran down his body, like he’d been broken at birth. I knew that wasn’t what the term meant, but the image stuck in my mind. Maybe the fact that he was broken drew me to him from the start.
It all happened before I was born, and by the time I met Moses and my mom told me all about him, the story was old news and nobody wanted anything to do with him. People love babies, even sick babies. Even crack babies. But babies grow up to be kids, and kids grow up to be teenagers. Nobody wants a messed up teenager.
And Moses was messed up. Moses was a law unto himself. But he was also strange and exotic and beautiful. To be with him would change my life in ways I could never have imagined. Maybe I should have stayed away. Maybe I should have listened. My mother warned me. Even Moses warned me. But I didn’t stay away.
And so begins a story of pain and promise, of heartache and healing, of life and death. A story of before and after, of new beginnings and never-endings. But most of all…a love story.
“There are laws. There are rules. And when you break them, there are consequences. Laws of nature and laws of life. Laws of love and laws of death.”
To tell you the truth, I was well-prepared. I know that I am going to experience countless of emotions because it was written by the phenom Amy Harmon!
“If I were to paint you, I would use every color”
I fell madly inlove with the characters most especially Georgia. She was lively and full of spirit. A loving daughter. She loves horses, she was a horse-riding cow girl. And then there was Moses. He was a crack baby, found abandoned in a laundry basket when he was only a few hours old. He has always been different from other little boy his age.
The last thing Moses expects to find in his life is Georgia. As the story continues, Georgia grows more and more attached to Moses, when suddenly a heartbreaking loss strikes the man’s life again and changes his life forever. Moses then decides to leave and never to return again, leaving a heartbroken Georgia.
As life changed them both deeply, their paths cross after a couple of years but still their love never fade away they survived all the hurt.
Flawless writing as usual. Truly an inspiring tale that forever will be tattoed in my heart. Amy’s words are the best! If you haven’t read one of her books, you’re missing a lot!