After first being introduced to Jackson's writing last year with Show Me the Way, I jumped at the opportunity to read another one of her books, and am I happy I did!

Hello everyone!

I am back with another review, More of You by A.L. Jackson. Thanks so much to the author for sending me an eARC of this book for an honest review, as always, all opinions are my own.

This story follows the lives of Faith and Jace over the course of most of their lives. Ten years ago, Jace left in order to protect Faith. In that time, they both tried to move on. Now, after the death of Faith's husband - and Jace's cousin - Joseph, the two are brought back together again. When threatening letters start arriving at Faith's home, old secrets come to light as Jace vows to do anything in his power to protect Faith and her daughter.

The book is told in alternative timelines of first-person perspectives from both Jace and Faith, as well as 'past' flashbacks told in third-person. I thought the writing style of the book flowed very well and despite the shifting perspectives, I never got confused as to who was narrating.

For the most part, I enjoyed the characters - especially little Bailey. I enjoyed the complexity of Faith - she wasn't easily swayed by other people's ideas and when things start to go south, she focuses on herself and her daughter. There were sometimes that I didn't necessarily think she made the smartest choices, but that just speaks to Jackson's ability to create a dimensional character. She did things I wouldn't, but she had her reasons, which I was able to understand. Jace was very much an idealized, protective figure who would do better with a few more communication skills, but then he also had flaws that made him real.

I liked that there was a bit more to the plot than just the romance, a sort of mild thriller about who was sending the threatening notes. It added to the story instead of taking away from it and gave a bit more depth to the plot and the characters.

Overall, I wouldn't say this one was as good as Show Me the Way, but I'd still recommend it and look forward to more from Jackson!