Sunday, March 16, 2014


Title: Forgive Us Our Trespasses
Author: M.L. Steinbrunn
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: March 11, 2014

How long would you wait to be with the one that you love? How much of yourself would you hide in order to keep them?

Brooks knows the moment he meets Vivian that he will do whatever it takes to protect her, even if it means leaving her. Running from his past, he spends the next decade trying to forget the shattered heart that he left behind.

Is there any betrayal worth the cost? Are there some sins that cannot be forgiven?

After a lifetime of rebuilding the walls guarding her heart, Vivian confronts the harsh reality that some fortresses are not meant to stand. Winding through a gray fog of disappointment and deceit, she must conquer her deepest fears to accept the love she believes she is too unworthy to have.

As the paths of these two battered hearts cross once more, together they seek redemption for their sins. However, when the secrets of their pasts come knocking on their door, forgiveness and love will be tested, and they will be forced to answer the question: “When the lies run out, will the truth finally set you free?”

Forgive Us Our Trespasses is an adult contemporary novel and is not intended for younger readers due to mature content.

5 Stars

***** I was provide a copy by the Author/Publisher for an honest review *****

First let me just say that this is the first book that I read from this author.

O.M.G. I just finish reading this book, and I love it, this is a story about second chance, in this book their is heart broken, Losses, and more Losses, their is also happy time, I love the characters and love how the book end it, this book had me crying in some part and mad in other part but I love every single minute of it. I am gone keep this short since I don't want to give anything away.

The story begging with Vivian when she just five years old, her father was opening up a store on the night of the day of the opening Vivian receive the worst news that a five year could get. That was the night that she promise her self that she wont let anyone get closed to her.

Years later pass by and she is starting collage away from her home town, on the first night with her roommate they felt sleep watching movie, they walk up with two stranger sleep on their bed, that's when she met the sexy hunk of Brooks and his friend and roommate Will. Few months past by and Vivian and Brook became closed that they felt in love, but everything change the day that they found out more in formation about Vivian fathers, after that day after the break Vivian notice that Brooks had being acting different, when she went to talk to Brook she got a surprise and end up with a broken hart. 

Few years had pass by now Vivian is married with two kids, but once again her life change again and she find her self moving back to the city, on the night of the university reunion she end up seen Brooks again for the first time in ten years, that night she told him everything that she couldn't ten years ago, but when her best friend made a confession what she found out change her life again, but this time she made her self a promise to fight for the love that she has for brook.

I love it how you could get to read it from both point of view, and you get to read the why Brooks broke her heart ten years ago, love it how he still love her from the first day that he met her. I really enjoy and love reading this book, author M.L. Steinbrunn THANK YOU for introducing me to this awesome characters and this amazing book love it.

Colorado native M.L. Steinbrunn is new to the professional literary community, but has been in love with the world of fictional characters and plot twists since she was a child. Writing short stories and reading anything she could get her hands on, it could be argued that her hobby borders on an obsession.

She works full-time as a middle school and high school educator and coach in rural Colorado where she and her husband are raising their three young children. Through education she has enjoyed guiding others on their paths and helping students build their stories. After countless evenings of discussing story ideas, it was her husband who encouraged her to follow her own path and publish her first novel.

She is currently working on her debut romance novel Forgive Us Our Trespasses, which is will be released in March of 2014. It will be the first in a series of intertwined stand-alone novels.

In her free time M.L. enjoys travelling, Amazon one-clicking, watching movies, chauffeuring her children to their one and half million activities, and people watching.

She would like to add a big thank you to everyone that has been overwhelmingly supportive of this incredibly scary yet exciting journey.