Resenha – Across the Horizon

Hoje é o lançamento do livro Across the Horizon, da autora Aly Martinez. Temos para você a sinopse, nossa resenha e um trecho do livro para te deixar com ainda mais vontade de ler!

Today is release day for Aly Martinez! Across the Horizon is live and we have our review, the blurb and a excerpt for you. Enjoy!



“As vezes o amor acontece quando você menos espera.” Foi isso que a amante do meu marido me disse no dia que eu descobri o caso deles.

Eu não tinha como acreditar até cinco minutos depois quando o chef celebridade Tanner Resse chegou, colocou seus braços sobre os meus ombros e mandou meu marido traidor cair fora.

Tanner e eu não poderíamos ser mais diferentes. Ele passa seus finais de semana em boates, junto com outros famosos. Eu passo os meus em calças de yoga com tábuas de queijo e uma taça de vinho – ou seis.

Nosso relacionamento não deveria dar certo, até que deu. Isso é, até Tanner me provar que mesmo que o amor aconteça quando você menos espera…

A dor no coração também.

“Sometimes love happens when you least expect it.” That was what my husband’s mistress told me the day I found out about their affair.

I didn’t believe it until five minutes later when mouth-watering celebrity chef Tanner Reese walked up, tossed his arm around my shoulders, and told my cheating husband to take a hike.

Tanner and I couldn’t have been more different. He spent his weekends at clubs, rubbing elbows with fellow A-listers. I spent mine in yoga pants with cheese boards and a glass of wine—or six.

Our relationship shouldn’t have worked, but it did. That is until Tanner proved to me that even though love happens when you least expect it…

So does heartbreak.



Chegou o tão esperado livro por todos que leram e amaram o dueto The Darkest Star. Mas o mais legal desse livro, é que mesmo sendo basicamente uma continuação do dueto, ele não estraga a história para quem está começando por ele, pelo contrário, garanto que as pessoas irão ficar curiosas pelas pequenas migalhas de informação e vão correr para ler o dueto original! Aly fez um bom trabalho em nos contar cenas conhecidas de outros pontos de vista, e ao mesmo tempo nos contar uma história completamente diferente. Sai o “chef celebridade” e a “esposa perfeita”. Entram Tanner e Rita. Duas pessoas lutando para se descobrirem e descobrirem seus valores além do que são conhecidos. Uma história emocional sobre amor sim, mas sobre muito mais! Esse é o tipo de livro que você quer devorar de uma só vez! Boa leitura! I think everyone that read The Darkest Sunrise Duet was waiting to have this story told. But the beauty of this book is that it’s everything we were waiting for, but at the same time, it’s a complete standalone and don’t spoil the duet for new readers. I think Aly did a great job keeping up with scenes that happens on both books and at the same time telling a complete different story that we thought we saw. Tanner is so much more complex than the “celebrity chef” without a care in the world. Rita is so much more than the trophy wife she was for the last 7 years. This book is about self discovery, self worth and how a love can help you get there. As usual, Aly’s writing is fenomenal and you want to devour the book in one sitting.



I shifted the phone to my other ear and asked her, “Did you just get in bed?”

“If, by bed, you mean carrying a glass of wine out back to swing in the hammock, maybe.”

I bit my bottom lip, my head falling back against the headrest. For most men, this would have been an innocuous statement. But for a hammock connoisseur like myself, this was the normal guy equivalent of her saying that she liked to give blowjobs during halftime.

“You have a hammock out back?”

There was a delay in her response, which was followed by a subtle kiss of her lips on what I assumed was a wine glass. “Don’t knock it until you try it. It’s one of the most underrated luxuries in outdoor furniture.”

“Oh, I’m not knocking anything. Rope or quilted?”

“Mayan, actually.”

“Oh, sweet heavenly baby Jesus, she’s beautiful and knows her hammocks. I’ve never been so turned on in my life.”

She giggled, pausing for another sip. “You know, if you leaked this hammock fetish to the press, you could probably increase demand by five million percent and singlehandedly lower the country’s unemployment rate.”

Okay, so at some point during the day, she’d figured out who I was.

But! Even with this knowledge, she was trying to avoid a date with me and was not elbow-deep in planning our televised wedding. This was a definite plus in my book.

“Yeah, but then, when I talked to beautiful women like yourself, I’d have no idea if the hammock was your idea or a ploy to impress me.”

“Jeez, that’s sad, Tanner,” she said, her sweet Southern accent like a wave rolling over my name.

I’d meant it as a joke, but it was the absolute truth when it came to dating. Early on in my career, I’d done a rapid-fire interview about my personal life. One of the questions had been: What would your ideal woman order on the first date? Truth be told, the only thing I hoped my ideal woman would order was something she wanted. I didn’t factor into that. But I’d been on my last question in my last interview of the last day of a month-long press tour. My face had hurt from fake smiling, I’d been in desperate need of a shower, a smoke, and sleep, and my mind had been mush, so I’d prattled off the first thing that had come to mind: shrimp and grits.

That one little answer somehow made it onto my Wiki page, and after that, every woman I’d taken out ordered shrimp and grits. One of them even had a shellfish allergy and nearly ended up in the hospital. And this insanity was not limited to women outside of the spotlight.

I’d once gone on a date with America’s princess of pop, Levee Williams. We’d hit it off at a charity event. For one of the most famous women in the world, she was a surprisingly nice girl, gorgeous, and funny as all get out. But the first time I took her out? One guess what she ordered.

I was at the end of my rope with dating and lost my freaking mind before storming out like an asshole. That night, as I was reporting shrimp and fucking grits as an error to Wiki, I noticed that her page listed it as her favorite food. I’d never had the balls to contact her again, and I once hid behind a palm tree on Rodeo Drive when I heard the clamoring of paparazzi calling her name. But that’s neither here nor there.

In short, while finding a woman was all too easy, dating was hard.

But that wasn’t about to stop me from trying with Rita.

About the author

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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