Review: Perfect Dissonance 2 by L.M. Kennedy

Perfect Dissonance Books

Synopsis and Details:

In this second installment in the Pounding Skin series, Perfect Dissonance 2 brings us closer to the identical Eden twins, Jared and Jessie, and their struggle to work through the childhood secrets that have left them scarred and broken. A truth surfaces about their abusive father that changes their entire world, but can their relationship survive the truth? Find out if the Eden twins finally find their Perfect Dissonance in this story of love and second chances. 

Series: Pounding Skin #2  |  Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Over Coming the Odds  |  Release Date: March 18, 2021  |  Publisher: Evernight Publishing  Format: ARC  |  Source: Author

Review with Rating:

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Perfect Dissonance 2 is the second book in the duology about the Eden twins. Book one was the story of Jared, where we were introduced to the demons that drove his life to the breaking point. Book two is the other half of the coin, so to speak. In this story, not only do we get to know Jessie’s history but we get to understand the man he grew to be as well as his personal battles. 

I love that the stories of these men are so closely intertwined with each other but complete on their own. It was heartbreaking to revisit the abuse that the twins endured as children and to consider the harm that their childhood still has on them today. It also illustrated their fortitude to overcome as well as their strength to endure. 

I loved Jessie’s vitality and vigor. He has such a strong will and is completely committed to his goals. With such strength, it was very sweet to see his vulnerabilities. Especially when it came to his childhood crush, Mai. I won’t give away too many details but there is a smokin’ hot romance between the pages of this book. What I especially liked was that a person with disabilities was the focus of this romance! 

There was much to unpack in Perfect Dissonance 2 between the transitions of the past abuse with the current circumstances that Jared and Jessie found themselves in. I also enjoyed the focus on the sibling relationship and the struggles for them to connect as the men they had become. There were plenty of struggles and even some angst in this story but the journey itself was beautiful! 

*Thank you to author L.M. Kennedy for this eARC of Perfect Dissonance 2*

This review is based on a complimentary book I received. It is an honest and voluntary review. The complimentary receipt of it in no way affected my review or rating.

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About the Author:

 L.M. Kennedy lives in Northern Canada where she pretends she knows how to run the clock at hockey games when she would rather be writing. She spends her free time writing romance stories and trying to learn how to crochet by watching YouTube videos. She also likes to fish for Northern Pike but she refuses to touch the worm or the fish. She lives with a saintly spouse, three energetic children and a garden that has more weeds than edible plants.

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