From This Moment by Melanie Harlow

From This Moment

It was like seeing a ghost. When my late husband’s twin brother moves back to our small town, I want to avoid him. Everything about Wes reminds me of the man I lost and the life we’d planned together, and after eighteen long months struggling just to get out of bed, I’m finally doing okay. I have a new job, an amazing support group, and a beautiful five-year-old daughter to parent. I don’t want to go backward.But I’m drawn to him, too. ...


Details From This Moment

TitleFrom This Moment
ISBN9781977930262
Author
Release DateOct 5th, 2017
PublisherCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
LanguageEnglish
GenreRomance, Contemporary Romance, Contemporary
Rating

Reviews From This Moment

  • Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Jack~Racer~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Hayes~Simon~Gianluca & Archer
    2017-10-02
    *****FIVE LOVE WINS EVERY TIME STARS*****{ARC Generously Provided by Author} ”I knew the moment I saw you that you were the one. The one I’d always love. The one I’d always dream about. The one I’d always wish was mine.” Up until I read ”FROM THIS MOMENT”, I had considered Melanie Harlow to be a pretty decent author. I’ve read a few of her books and really enjoyed them but this latest one completely captured my heart. This author ...
  • Karen Mc
    2017-10-09
    There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky. And you ask, “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, “What if you fly?” ~Erin HansonHave you ever read a book that has moved you so much that your heart and soul are still stuck in the story? I KNEW From This Moment by Melanie Harlow wouldn’t have to steal my heart; I’ll willingly surrender it along with my soul. Oh did I surrender everything as these heart-hitting words held...
  • Aestas Book Blog
    2017-10-15
    HOLY FREAKING SWOOOOOOOON!! Omg. I can’t stop smiling!! I stayed up all night (yes, again) reading this ADDICTIVE, EMOTIONAL, ANGSTY, SEXY, SWOONY, GORGEOUS love story that was overflowing with feels!! And, yes, there are a lot of shouty caps in this post but this book deserves them!! If you love heart-meltingly sweet heroes, strong single mom heroines, angsty forbidden romance, and beautiful epilogues, this is a MUST-READ! As I'm writing this ...
  • Astrid - The Bookish Sweet Tooth
    2017-10-12
    ✮✮✮ 3 STARS ✮✮✮ Review @ Vanilla & Spice BooksThis seems to be one of the cases of it's me not the book because everyone else seems to have loved Melanie Harlow's From This Moment and while I didn't hate it, I didn't love it as much as I After The Fall and If You Were Mine. There are so many reviews raving about this story so please check them out - maybe it was the wrong time for this book...I don't know. For much of the book I was w...
  • Sher❤ The Fabulous BookLover
    2017-10-05
    :::4.5 STARS!!!!:::"I always knew you were the one."This book was misleading. I saw the cover (and trust me I'm so not complaining about that sexy hunk on the front) but when I saw the cover I figured I was getting one of those sweet, cute, I'll-like-this-story but I'm-pretty-sure-I've-read-this-plot-before, sort of read. Well that's what I get for being so presumptuous! This book was not at all what I expected. It was remarkable. It was heavy. I...
  • Megan✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦
    2017-10-13
    “I knew it wasn’t me she was seeing. No matter how much I wished it was.” Ok… I first have to explain the tardiness of this review; unfortunately the dreaded influenza has been ramped up through my house in the last week or so and has hit me for six and prevented me from getting this review out as planned, so I apologise. I’ve always enjoyed Melanie Harlow’s stories, but to be honest, when I first read the synopsis of From This Momen...
  •  Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
    2017-10-04
    I haven’t read a Melanie Harlow book in a while and I’ve forgotten the way she holds her readers captive with her words. Emotionally, I’m beyond exhausted after reading this story but I wouldn’t have it any other way because you know what? The journey was worth it. Every tear, every frustration, every setback was worth it because it lead these characters to the place they were always meant to be. They say that grief is the worst kind of ...
  • Tijuana *BookTwinsReviews*
    2017-10-02
    5 "Love Wins" Stars!This book had me all up in my emotions! I may or may not have cried from cover to cover and loved every tearful moment! It's such a beautiful heartfelt story of loss, grief, guilt and how the power of love has the capability to heal a broken family. If you love emotional, raw, and heart-wrenching reads, do not hesitate to one-click this book ASAP! It's a new TOP FAVE - one of the best books I've read this year! Hannah and Wes ...
  • Jacqueline's Reads
    2017-10-02
    5 I’m in Love starsI’ve read Melanie Harlow’s lighter books, but this is the first dramatic book I’ve read from her. From this Moment was a non-stop, A-plus, swoony read. I devoured this book like it was my last meal. I loved Hannah, she’s such a strong fierce mom, Abby is completely adorable and Wes stole my heart!I wanted to read from this Moment because of the premise. I’m a sucker for a single parent book! Hannah is a widow and a ...
  • Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
    2017-10-02
    5 stars ❤Such a beautiful,emotional, intense and sweet story.From This Moment made me feel everything that the characters went through.I was captivated by Wes and Hannah’s story and I couldn't get enough of them.I cannot express how much I loved this story, it was exactly what I needed.Both characters were fantastic.I could easily connect with Hanna.My heart was aching for her, she was heartbroken.Wes is the twin brother of Hannah's husband.N...
  • Natalie The Biblioholic
    2017-10-11
    3.5 I’ll Always Choose You stars! Guy meets a girl. Guy is too shy to ask the girl out and wastes a month with casual conversation all while falling in love with her. Guy’s older identical twin swoops in and grabs the girl. Brother and the girl get married and have a daughter. Guy stays away because it’s one thing to step aside for his brother to get his happy ending, but it’s another thing to watch it play out with the girl of his dreams...
  • Jan
    2017-10-14
    ** 2 Stars **I had big expectations on this. How could I not when 90% of the reviews are raving about it? Is this a "it's me not you" case? You tell me.Everything happened in a ridiculously unreal speed and I couldn't follow the author lead in the relationship development aspect.We met Hannah drowning in her sorrow, mourning her husband (dead for 18 months if I am not mistaken), still miserable and very much heartbroken when her brother in law la...
  • Jemima
    2017-10-20
    Title: From This Moment Genre: Contemporary Romance Publication Date: October 5, 2017 This book.. wow.. who knew my tear ducts could produce that many tears? hahaha. Once in a while you stumble upon an unexpected gem of a book, From This Moment is definitely one of those for me. I will admit that if you were a sane person, you'd read the synopsis and go either "EW! I mean your late husband's twin brother? seriously?!" or like a book-nut like me y...
  • Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
    2017-10-17
    4 ★'s "I knew the moment I saw you that you were the one." Well, this one was a bit of a slippery slope...one identical twin dies and the other twin comes back to town. He was the first one to fall for Hannah and his feelings haven't changed. Is she falling for him or just someone that looks exactly like her dead husband? Pheww....it's a lot to take in. And while I did enjoy it, especially Wes (he is just too sweet), things did feel a bit clic...
  • Alex ♈
    2017-10-12
    3.75 starsBeautiful and emotional read. I loved the hero; my heart broke for the heroine, for them both.Dead spouse and grief are not my triggers, though I try to avoid ‘family-sharing’; but since it was clear from the blurb and I enjoy author’s writing, I gave it a chance.I loved the book. I wasn’t happy with everything that happened, I didn’t support all their decisions, but overall I could connect to the characters.There was much gri...
  • Jo - *✽*•.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•*✽*
    2017-10-07
    ‘Nothing, and nobody, was yours forever. And the moment you thought they were, the moment you let go of fear and settled into contentment, taking for granted that all your dreams would come true – that’s the moment you lost it all.’ Just the blurb of this book had me feeling emotional and then I started to read it and was already crying at 10%. Having said that, I did manage to get my emotions under control and immerse myself into the sto...
  • MissDemeanor
    2017-10-13
    "Love wins every time."These types of stories always make me hesitate. The hero or heroine getting over the death of their loved one is bad enough but when you fall for, not only your dead loved one's brother, but his identical twin?! OMG. All I can think of is "Abort!". I just don't think I can handle all the angst from it nor would I find the love between the two characters believable or strong enough. But this is a Harlow book and I've liked/l...
  • Jen
    2017-10-19
    3.5 Stars
  • *TANYA*
    2018-05-06
    I wanted to give it 5 stars, it was very endearing. What I liked about this book, was how many times I got choked up because of the heartbreak Hannah was dealing with and the secret yearning Wes felt for her all those years. What I didn’t like was the “over the top” drama of why they couldn’t be together. If that had been toned downed it would have been an excellent book.
  • Yvette (Booksandbandanas)
    2017-10-05
    What a beautifully heartbreaking love story. This love story made me feel all the goosebumps, all the tears. I haven’t been so enthralled in a story of this much passion and sadness in quite a while. Melanie Harlow will break your heart and somehow someway you’ll be caught up in the riptide of her words, and ultimately the actions of these characters, but it won’t even matter because you’ll be lost to the world. I am high on this story, I...
  • Michelle
    2017-10-17
    ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest reviewA beautiful, heartfelt, and emotional page turner!!! From This Moment by Melanie Harlow is one of those reads that takes you by surprise. It may be considered not your conventional romance but this is a love story that was very real to the core as it united two people to heal, love again, and find that happiness. Since this book took me on an emotional journey, I urge you to get lost in Harlo...
  • Shayna
    2017-10-01
    I feel like it’s been FOREVER since I’ve had the pleasure of reading a Melanie Harlow Romance, but the truth is...it hasn’t been that long. I have just LOVED every single thing she has written and I want to experience that beautiful feeling every single day! With her latest release, FROM THIS MOMENT, I definitely got to experience that feeling and SO MUCH MORE! Even though, Ms. Harlow  eventually mended my heart back together again, I am s...
  • Mandy
    2017-10-04
    Loved this book so much! Emotional and a bit angsty with a sweet romance and super hot steamy scenes - this book was everything I love about romance! To be totally honest, I was a bit hesitant going into this one - I was nervous about how the story would work with the hero being the deceased husband's twin. I love this authors writing so I wanted to give it a chance and I'm so glad I did. This was a heartfelt story, a grieving widowed single mom ...
  • Gabby
    2017-10-13
    This is my first book from Melanie Harlow, and I am so impressed. I randomly picked up this book because I was in the mood for a romance, and I wasn't expecting to love it as much as I did. This book follows a girl named Hannah, who was married to this doctor named Drew. Drew died of a heart attack at thirty four, and she has been left to raise their five year old daughter Abby on her own. Drew's twin brother Wes returns home after spending years...
  • NinaReader
    2017-10-24
    4.25 Stars!This was so much more than I thought. The story was complicated and I didn't want to put it down. I wanted one of those call out of work days and just read all day. Wes was the identical twin brother of Hannah's dead husband. They loved him, Hannah has a daughter with Drew so Wes is the Uncle. But they fall in love and it can be seen as replacement but when you know the inside story, there was never mistaking Wes for Drew. It was writt...
  • The Book Bee
    2017-10-15
    REVIEW: 2 StarsI hate doing this, but I am not going to have a popular opinion on this book. I will break it down, but I feel that I gave this book a fair shake and finished it. If anything, I love forbidden. I love the grittiness of it. The raw emotions that you feel because you are living this story with the characters, following them around trying to make sense of a situation that isn't always accepted. It's my favorite kind of trope, and I gr...
  • London
    2017-10-15
    I know a lot of people are apprehensive about this book due to her falling in love with her dead husbands twin, but don’t. I absolutely loved this book and I loved the hero! I never got the impression that he was second best, if anything, I was sad they hadn’t been together from the start. It’s not some major scandal or a love triangle that led her to choose Drew over Wes either. The hero, Wes, met the heroine first while she worked at a re...
  • Auntee
    2017-10-22
    The hero/heroine of this story irked me just a bit. She was getting over the tragic death of her young husband and his look alike twin brother (both doctors) comes back to the small town where he grew up (to take over his father's medical practice) and where she lives. They fall for each other but try to keep it a secret. She cares too much about 'what will people think' and flip flops about whether she wants a future with him or not. He lets his...
  • Amy
    2017-10-02
    4.5, Love is Everything Stars!!“All I could think was he wants me, he wants me, he wants me. Enough to walk here in the dark. Enough to ask for another chance. Enough to admit he’d made a mistake and couldn’t stop thinking about me. All my walls fell.”“I’ve always wanted you. From the moment I saw you, only I was too chicken shit to do anything about it. I didn’t know what to say or how to say it. I just knew you were the most perfe...
  • Saly
    2017-10-14
    3.5 starsI enjoyed this one, even though I hated the hero's mother, she characterizes every saas (mother-in-law) you see in Indian soap operas.