I have put off reading these two book for a while because I only had the second one. When I had major surgery and was facing six weeks of bed rest, my brother got me a kindle. I found these books as a set for the kindle and purchased them. Sufice it to say I was hooked from page one. Karen has a way of bringing her characters to life, and giving them real life issues. Without giving away the story these two books tell, it was such a God thing that I read them when I did. He knows the perfect time for everything, and He gives KK the stories people need to look at their own lives. I would definitley say this duo is a favorite now. God bless KK and all the readers she touches with her live changing fiction.