In An Instant




      In An Instant
A deeply moving story of carrying on even when it seems impossible Life is over in an instant for sixteen year old Finn Miller when a devastating car accident tumbles her and ten others over the side of a mountain Suspended between worlds, she watches helplessly as those she loves struggle to survive.Impossible choices are made, decisions that leave the survivors tormented with grief and regret Unable to let go, Finn keeps vigil as they struggle to reclaim their shattered lives Jack, her father, who seeks vengeance against the one person he can blame other than himself her best friend, Mo, who bravely searches for the truth as the story of their survival is rewritten her sister Chloe, who knows Finn lingers and yearns to join her and her mother, Ann, who saved them all but is haunted by her decisions Finn needs to move on, but how can she with her family still in pieces Heartrending yet ultimately redemptive, In an Instant is a story about the power of love, the meaning of family, and carrying on even when it seems impossible. New Read [ In An Instant ] Author [ Suzanne Redfearn ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Suzanne Redfearn is the award winning author of three novels Hush Little Baby, No Ordinary Life, and In an Instant In addition to being an author, she s also an architect specializing in residential and commercial design She lives in Laguna Beach, California, where she and her husband own two restaurants Lumberyard and Slice Pizza and Beer You can find her at her website, www.SuzanneRedfearn.com, on Facebook at SuzanneRedfearnAuthor, or on Twitter SuzanneRedfearn.


      In An Instant
 By Suzanne Redfearn IBN :  Format : Kindle Edition – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Kindle Edition
  • 326 pages
  • In An Instant
  • Suzanne Redfearn
  • English
  • 20 October 2019

10 thoughts on “ In An Instant

  1. Chelsea Humphrey says:

    Moving, poignant, and ultimately redemptive, In an Instant is an unforgettable tale about grief, mortality, and what it means to be human I really don t want to say too much about this story, because it would be a grave sin to ruin a perfectly wonderful reading experience for those wishing to pick up the book, but I ll say this I cried, I sobbed, and I couldn t put this book down Seriously, I read it in a single sitting This is a book I won t soon forget, and as a daddy s girl myself, I most Moving, poignant, and ultimately redemptive, In an Instant is an unforgettable tale about grief, mortality, and what it means to be human I really don t want to say too much about this story, because it would be a grave sin to ruin a perfectly wonderful reading experience for those wishing to pick up the book, but I ll say this I cried, I sobbed, and I couldn t put this book down Seriously, I read it in a single sitting This is a book I won t soon forget, and as a daddy s girl m...

  2. Debra says:

    In an Instant.thank goodness I had tissues on hand.In an Instant, lives are changed forever Sixteen year old Finn is dead after a tragic car accident Finn keeps vigil, watching as those she loves struggle to survive and move on with their lives.Add me to the list of people who sat down and read this book in one day Whew I wont tell you anything else about the book except that it is a moving, thought provoking look at what loss does to an individual and to a family The choices and In an Instant.thank goodness I had tissues on hand.In an Instant, lives are changed forever Sixteen year old Finn is dead after a tragic car accident Finn keeps vigil, watching as those she loves struggle to survive and move on with their lives.Add me to the list of people who sat down and read this book in one day Whew I won t tell you anything else about the book except that it is a moving, thought provoking look at what loss does to an individual and to a family The choices and sacrifices people make to survive The tears shed an...

  3. marilyn says:

    This book was anFirst Reads choice for me and it had me from the moment I started reading it Finn is such a delightful character, sixteen, happy, athletic, smart as a whip but thinking she messes everything up Her mother is a shrew of a lawyer and her dad is the full time caretaker of her mentally disabled hulk of a thirteen year old brother The rest of the family is made up of Aubrey, who is getting married in five months, and Chloe, her goth eighteen year old sister, inseparable This book was anFirst Reads choice for me and it had me from the moment I started reading it Finn is such a delightful character, sixteen, happy, athletic, smart as a whip but thinking she messes everything up Her mother is a shrew of a lawyer and her dad is the full time caretaker of her mentally disabled hulk of a thirteen year old brother The rest of the family is made up of Aubrey, who is getting married in five months, and Chloe, her goth eighteen year old sister, inseparable from her tennis playing goth boyfriend Th...

  4. jessica says:

    you know how sometimes GRs recommendations can be a little off well, the side bar told me i would enjoy this because i liked a book about mt everest this story has absolutely nothing to do with mt everest, but the high average rating caught my attention and after finishing this, i can understand why everyone has been loving this this is very the lovely bones esque the reader is given a fly on the wall perspective as finn sees how those close to her deal with a horrific accident and the you know how sometimes GRs recommendations can be a little off well, the side bar told me i would enjoy this because i liked a book about mt everest this story has absolutely nothing to do with mt everest, but the high average rating caught my attention and after finishing this, i can understand why everyone has been loving this th...

  5. *TUDOR^QUEEN* says:

    I was invited to choose from several books offered vias February First Reads and downloaded this for free Before doing so, I read my Goodreads friend Debra s raving review, which confirmed my choice On the product page for the book init cites that readers who enjoyed the book The Lovely Bones would like this Therefore, it wouldn t be much of a spoiler for me to reveal that the narrator of this story is a teenager of 16 who dies early on in the book This sudden death sets I was invited to choose from several books offered vias February First Reads and downloaded this for free Before doing so, I read my Goodreads friend Debra s raving review, which confirmed my choice On the product page for the book init cites that readers who enjoyed the book The Lovely Bones would like this Therefore, it wouldn t be much of a spoiler for me to reveal that the narrator of this story is a teenager of 16 who dies early on in the book This sudden death sets the stage for a riveting account of the aftermath of a horrible accident in blizzard conditions The deceased teenager flits here and there followi...

  6. Luvtoread says:

    WoW Breathtaking And Mesmerizing This is a book that will stay with me for a long time The haunting story begins with a family happily planning a a daughter s wedding, teens making plans for their upcoming formal, another thinking of upcoming graduation and college while the father and son excitedly get their huge and old traveling van ready for a ski trip over the presidents holiday weekend bringing their lovable dog and longtime friends and daughter along also for this fun and carefree WoW Breathtaking And Mesmerizing This is a book that will stay with me for a long time The haunting story begins with a family happily planning a a daughter s wedding, teens making plans for their upcoming formal, another thinking of upcoming graduation and college while the father and son excitedly get their huge and old traveling van ready for a ski trip over the presidents holiday weekend bringing their lovable dog and longtime friends and daughter along also for this fun and carefree excursion Unbeknownst to all of them, there will be an accident involving everyone and some will be severely injured and dying while a blizzard will challenge love, loyalty, stamina, heartache, betrayal...

  7. Paige says:

    A tight nit family along with a few friends go on their annual trip to a secluded cabin that has been passed down for generations Along the way, they swerve to miss hitting a deer This instant changes their lives forever and their camper falls below the guardrails on the side of a mountain into the snow Finn, a sixteen year old, is immediately dead, but does not pass through to her next world She continues to watch her family through survival, rescue, guilt, and grief.The chapters are short A tight nit family along with a few friends go on their annual trip to a secluded cabin that has been passed down for generations Along the way, they swerve to miss hitting a deer This instant changes their lives forever and their camper falls below the guardrails on the side of a mountain into the snow Finn, a sixteen year old, is immediately dead, but does not pass through to her next world She continues to watch her family through survival, rescue, guilt, and grief.The chapters are short and there are a total of 94 chapters The first 14% ch.1 5 of the story were the days leading up to their trip before the accident occurs When the accident hit, it really picked up I couldn t read fast enough There is a huge omg moment that happens while they are fight...

  8. Jayme says:

    If you are anPrime member, and you havent selected your book for FEB yet, because you werent sure which one to chooselet me help you out THIS book should be your choice It was CHILLING YES, it is reminiscent of The Lovely Bones as we have 16 year old, Finn, narrating from the omniscient view, as she is caught between this World and what comes next, but the similarities end there Swerving to avoid a deer on a cold, dark night, a camper careens off the road, plummeting over the If you are anPrime member, and you haven t selected your book for FEB yet, because you weren t sure which one to chooselet me help you out THIS book should be your choice It was ...

  9. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    This emotional book broke my heart, and thankfully, it put it back together again I read and loved Hush Little Baby by Suzanne Redfearn a few years ago and was so excited to be offered her newest book Isnt that cover a beauty, and you all know I love an emotional story In An Instant broke my heart into a million pieces.Finn is sixteen years old when shes in a car accident where she is trapped watching as others struggle to keep alive The accident rips her family apart as difficult This emotional book broke my heart, and thankf...

  10. Emer (A Little Haze) says:

    This was one of the most eerily compelling novels I have read in recent times I could not put it down for a second and stayed reading it until 5.30am in the morning when I had to give in to sleep The novel follows the story of two families who are caught up in a serious, tragic accident high in snowy mountains and the lengths that each individual go to to survive The book takes the ingenious idea of narrating the aftermath of the crash from sixteen year old Finn s PoV It s ingenious because This was one of the most eerily compelling novels I have read in recent times I could not put it down for a second and stayed reading it until 5.30am in the morning when I had to give in to sleep The novel follows the story of two families who are caught up in a serious, tragic accident high in snowy mountains and the lengths that each individual go to to survive The book takes the ingenious idea of narrating the aftermath of the crash from sixteen year old Finn s PoV It s ingenious because Finn dies in the crash and therefore she takes on an almost omniscient role and the book becomes a sort of fly on the wall expos of the crash victim s broken lives This is a novel that really asks questions about what we as humans are capable of doing to each other It dares to look at our darkest thoughts of purely self preservation and asks the reader do you know what you would do in these most bleak of ...

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