This review is/might be for both of the final books, since I read them back to back and I'm having trouble separating the two.
As I said in my review of Beyond the Gathering Storm I didn't feel all that connected to Christine. I thought she was a bit foolish in the last book. If a man hits you that's it. Walk away. I hadn't trusted him anyway and that just sealed it. I hadn't expected her to choose the man she did in this (I'd hoped for her to choose another, but that was really up to her).