My Beloved Past

Sista's Book 5

Fiction - New Adult
422 Pages
Reviewed on 05/30/2019
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Author Biography

Anne Marie Citro grew born and raised in the greater Toronto area of Ontario, Canada. She grew up in a large, loving family. Anne Marie is married to a very patient man. He is the love of her life. They have four very cool sons, and the girls they brought into their family that have become daughters of her heart. She has been blessed enough to finally have a beautiful granddaughter after four sons. She has her own personal gaggle of girlfriends, who enrich her life on a daily basis and make her laugh. Caesar Friday is her favorite day of the week. Caesars with the girls and date night with her hubby. She worked with special-needs teenagers, that taught her how to appreciate life and see it through gentler eyes. Anne Marie was encouraged by her husband to follow her lifelong dream to write. She loves the characters that take over imagination and haunts her dreams. She loves the arts and she has tried her hand at painting, wood sculpting, chainsaw carving, wood burning, metal and wire sculptures. Yes, her husband is a very patient man! Anne Marie is an avid reader and enjoys about three books per week. But nothing makes her happier than riding on the back of her husband's Harley and throwing her arms out and feeling the wind race by. Anne Marie and her husband take a few weeks every year to travel to spectacular destination around the world.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite

My Beloved Past is the story of Zara, a determined woman who trying to find her happiness and her life once again. She loves her job and she loves her friends, her support system is strong which is helping her rebuild her life as she wants. Although she is in a good place in her life, she is still trying to run from her past. Jake has also been mesmerized by one girl whom he met when they were teenagers. She left a huge impact on his soul and since then he has been looking for her in every other woman he comes across. A chance encounter is destined to bring these two together, but it is up to them to build their relationship and hope for the best. Can they both let go of the past to build a future together?

My Beloved Past by Anne Marie Citro is the fifth book in the Sista's series and it is quickly becoming my favorite series. This is the story of Zara and Jake, two people who are fighting the past and trying to make their future. I love the fact that author Anne Marie Citro creates some of the strongest and most determined characters. While Zara is rebuilding her life and trying to rise from the ashes, Jake is trying to find a way to live with his past while also staying focused on the future. Zara is a strong woman who is determined to make a good life for herself while Jake is trying to find that one person that made his life bright. He wants to help Zara, but at her pace and only if she is willing. I loved that and I loved their chemistry. This story is just beautiful!