Blog Review ~ Mists of The Serengeti by Leylah Attar
Mists of The Serengeti
by Leylah Attar
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Leylah Attar, comes a compelling, emotionally resonant new novel, set against the lush backdrop of the Serengeti.
Once in Africa, I kissed a king…
“And just like that, in an old red barn at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, I discovered the elusive magic I had only ever glimpsed between the pages of great love stories. It fluttered around me like a newborn butterfly and settled in a corner of my heart. I held my breath, afraid to exhale for fear it would slip out, never to be found again.”
When a bomb explodes in a mall in East Africa, its aftershocks send two strangers on a collision course that neither one sees coming.
Jack Warden, a divorced coffee farmer in Tanzania, loses his only daughter. An ocean away, in the English countryside, Rodel Emerson loses her only sibling.
Two ordinary people, bound by a tragic afternoon, set out to achieve the extraordinary, as they make three stops to rescue three children across the vast plains of the Serengeti—children who are worth more dead than alive.
But even if they beat the odds, another challenge looms at the end of the line. Can they survive yet another loss—this time of a love that’s bound to slip through their fingers, like the mists that dissipate in the light of the sun?
“Sometimes you come across a rainbow story—one that spans your heart. You might not be able to grasp it or hold on to it, but you can never be sorry for the color and magic it brought.”
A blend of romance and women’s fiction, Mists of The Serengeti is inspired by true events and contains emotional triggers, including the death of a child. Not recommended for sensitive readers. Standalone, contemporary fiction.
Available on Amazon
I would give this book more stars if I could. This book! All the reasons I love to read romance are within these pages. Set in Africa, our hero and heroine meet through tragedy and mutual loss. Through their journey, they heal and learn to move forward. And what a journey it is! A unique setting filled with beautiful prose and evocative imagery. I. Was. There. Right with them! Emotional without an ounce of unnecessary angst. It captured me from the first page and never let go. Whatever you are reading you should put down and pick this up. It is worth every bit of the hype it has been receiving. If you love a beautifully written story of epic love that will make you cry happy tears set in an exotic locale then what are you waiting for? You will not be sorry.