Tag Archives: second chance love story

NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Numb by Melissa Townsend

Title: Numb
Author: Melissa Townsend
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Cover Design: Melissa Townsend & Keelie Lipscomb
Cover Photo: Kaysie Bishop
Models: Bre Ledford & Dylan Warner
Kenzie Adamson wasn’t always this way. There was a time when she was happy—she’d smile and laugh. She once kept in touch with her friends and cared about their well-being. Hell, she once cared about her own well-being.

Now, Kenzie is different. She’s going through the motions every day, not caring about herself or anyone else. She’s being the only thing she can be right now—numb. 
 
Sean Despain wasn’t always this way. There was a time when he was patient and well-mannered. He used to pride himself on being compassionate and sympathetic. He was the glue that held his family together. 
 
Now, Sean is different. He’s short-tempered and callous. He drinks too much and spends his nights in a state of alcohol induced numbness. 
 
Three years ago, their lives changed drastically. 
 
Now, they’re each other’s only hope to find themselves again.

Continue reading

Advertisements

BOOK & EXCERPT TOUR!!! ~ Love, Again by L.P. Dover

Title: Love, Again
Author: L.P. Dover
Genre: Contemporary 2nd Chance Romance
Release Date: April 9, 2019

“Aubrey and Cole are sure to steal your heart. Love, Again is one of my new favorites!”—New York Times bestselling author Krista Lakes

“A remarkable love story—I highly recommend Love, Again.”—New York Times bestselling author Jill Sanders

 

“Looking for a classic love story? Love, Again is that and more!”—USA Today bestselling author Devney Perry

Sometimes all you need is a second chance … 
 
Aubrey Reynolds is a small-town girl who’s made it big. 
 
A successful Hollywood director, Aubrey doesn’t have time to linger on what could have been.
 
But when a routine blood test comes back with a false positive, she decides to take some time off to do the things she’s always wanted to do: taste the famous chocolate chip cookies at the Minnesota State Fair, hike the Grand Teton National Park, scuba dive in the Caribbean. 
 
But after Aubrey admits to herself what she’s really missing, she heads back home to Dusty Valley, Oklahoma . . . and the man she left behind.
 
Cole Haywood is a small-town fireman and that’s just fine with him. 
 
Sure, when the love of his life left their hometown to chase her dreams he was heartbroken and—he’ll admit—damn mad.
 
But Cole would have never forgiven himself if he had held Aubrey back from success. 
 
So the last thing he expects after all these years is to walk into his favorite bar one night and find the girl he’s always loved—there—looking for him. 
 
Maybe now’s the time to make his dreams come true.

Continue reading

NEW RELEASE TOUR!!! ~ Rise Up by Alison Mello

Title: Rise Up
Series: A Coach’s Love
Author: Alison Mello
Genre: Sports Romance/Second Chance Romance (Standalone)
Release Date: April 15, 2019
When my ex-wife told me she was leaving West Virginia, I was angry. Our marriage was over, it had been for a long time, but now she’s abandoning our son, and neither of us are happy about it.
My assistant, Amber, and I have been flirting for months. There’s a strong connection between us, and we both know it. Tapping into our mutual love for basketball, I bring Amber on to help coach my son’s team.
 
Now my ex is back and making demands. I know I should always trust my gut. When I don’t, things go wrong, and it leaves us with a lesson…
 
It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish … rise up!

Continue reading

NEW RELEASE & EXCERPT!!! ~ Love, Again by LP Dover

Title: Love, Again
Author: L.P. Dover
Genre: Contemporary 2nd Chance Romance
Release Date: April 9, 2019

Sometimes all you need is a second chance … 
 
Aubrey Reynolds is a small-town girl who’s made it big. 
 
A successful Hollywood director, Aubrey doesn’t have time to linger on what could have been.
 
But when a routine blood test comes back with a false positive, she decides to take some time off to do the things she’s always wanted to do: taste the famous chocolate chip cookies at the Minnesota State Fair, hike the Grand Teton National Park, scuba dive in the Caribbean. 
 
But after Aubrey admits to herself what she’s really missing, she heads back home to Dusty Valley, Oklahoma . . . and the man she left behind.
 
Cole Haywood is a small-town fireman and that’s just fine with him. 
 
Sure, when the love of his life left their hometown to chase her dreams he was heartbroken and—he’ll admit—damn mad.
 
But Cole would have never forgiven himself if he had held Aubrey back from success. 
 
So the last thing he expects after all these years is to walk into his favorite bar one night and find the girl he’s always loved—there—looking for him. 
 
Maybe now’s the time to make his dreams come true.

Continue reading

NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Blackout: A Romance Anthology

 

Authors – Lisa Shelby ~ KI Lynn ~ Cary Hart ~ Stephanie St. Klaire ~ Bethany Lopez ~ Leddy Harper ~ KA Ware ~ Lauren Runow ~ CA Harms ~ Christi Barth ~ JH Croix ~ Terri E. Laine ~ TK Leigh
Genre: Romance
Release Date: April 2, 2019

What happens when the lights go out in the city that never sleeps? 
Games of chance, unexpected situations, and hours of sin!
Thirteen bestselling and award-winning authors are turning up the heat in an anthology featuring brand-new show-stopping stories set in Las Vegas. Roll the dice and get ready to feel the heat! 
Night Games by T.K. Leigh:
Note to self: Never agree to play an innocent dice game during a blackout in Vegas. I should have known it wouldn’t remain innocent, not in the city of sin.
Night & Day by Bethany Lopez:
One explosive weekend together nearly ruined them. But, there’s no way Simone and Micah can ignore their chemistry when they’re alone in the dark.
Close Encounter by Stephanie St. Klaire:
The day started with a quick screw, a couple of quirky two-bit cons and ended with a diabolical serial killer. What do you do when the lights go out? Run.
Absolutely Mine by Terri E. Laine:
I made a promise to stay away from my best friend’s little sister. But it’s Vegas and that’s one promise I’m probably going to break.
Honeymoon Hideaway by Cary Hart:
What’s worse than being locked in room with a vibrating bed and your sworn enemy? Waking up next to him… naked! Did I mention he’s also my boss? Oops.
The Do-Over by Christi Barth:
The best way to move on after being dumped? A hot fling. An even better way? Revenge sex and the chance to turn the tables on the guy who dumped you…
 
Just Us by J.H. Croix:
Ellie asks me to promise her one thing. We can’t tell her brother about us. Small problem though. One night will never be enough.
Dirty Thoughts by C.A. Harms:
He was the crush I never thought I’d see again. Yet here we were in Vegas, during a total blackout. I figure why not explore all the possibilities, or more like let him explore me?
Hard Luck by K.A. Ware:
Ellis James is my kryptonite, the only person who could drag me back to Vegas after I promised myself I was done with that life. I’d bleed for her, I’d die for her, but can I save her?
 
Becoming His by K.I. Lynn:
When I slammed into Hollywood heartthrob Reid Gallagher, I never imagined it would turn into a first date I’d never forget. After all, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas…right?
 
Going Down by Lisa Shelby:
She’s the only person I’ve ever loved and I’m the last person she wants to see. She’d hoped to avoid me as much as possible in Vegas, but when we get stuck alone in an elevator, not even she can deny that our chemistry still runs hot.
 
Blind Faith by Lauren Runow:
I never expected to be locked out of my room basically naked in a total blackout. Thinking that would be the biggest shock of my night was my first mistake.

Free Bird by Leddy Harper:
She’s a showgirl who wants out of Vegas. He’s a rugby player who wants a bit of company. Can they both get what they want?

Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW!!! ~ The Road Leads Back (Stonehill Series Book 1) by Marci Bolden

ABOUT:

Sometimes the only place left to go is home.

Kara Martinson always thought her high school crush was out of her league, but they did share one night she’s never been able to forget. Nearly three decades after being disowned by her parents and forced to raise her son on her own, Kara’s made it—her art is being toasted at a gallery opening. Even better, she and her son are finally on stable ground. Until Mr. One-Night Stand himself crashes her party.

Harry Canton always knew Kara would make it as an artist. Almost thirty years after high school, he still considers her the one that got away. But the surprise reunion doesn’t quite go to plan when Harry discovers he left her with more than just memories when he went away to college. Desperate to connect with the family he never knew existed, Harry convinces his son to move cross country for a fresh start with his father—and pleads with Kara to come home, too.

Kara hasn’t stepped foot in their hometown since the day she was sent away. But her son desperately wants the father he never had and denying him that may cost her everything. Can love heal old heartaches so Harry and Kara can have a second chance at the future they were robbed of so long ago? Or will the pain of the past be too much to face?

 

I love a second chance romance and this one, with a twist, was a good read. Harry and Kara are really great characters with flaws and fears and they just felt so REAL. At times they both annoyed me and then turned around to do things that endeared them both to me. Between the hurt and anger and the big bad past looming right behind them, this was a happy ending well worth the journey!

There were a few minutes where I thought I might not be able to get into The Road Leads Back because of Phil. I know he went through a lot but he was a parent and old enough to cut his mom a little slack. I appreciated how much he grew throughout the story and I’m kind of hoping that he’ll get his own story sometime soon.

But Harry and Kara…I LOVED them! She was fun and sweet with her boho style and ability to make the most out of an unexpected life. She hung on to her anger and to me, it felt justified, which only frustrated me when everyone else made it seem like she was overreacting. She wasn’t. I found Kara to be a highly sympathetic heroine who was strong and capable, even more than she realized.

I believe this is my first book my Marci Bolden but so far, I’m a fan!

NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Undone by Jax Hart

Title: Undone
Series: Creed MC Series #3
Author: Jax Hart
Genre: Contemporary Romance/Suspense
Release Date: March 25, 2019
I had to leave her behind. Forget I ever laid eyes on her beautiful face.
 
I did it to protect her… to shield her from the ugly side of the life I’m in.
 
The life I chose.
 
We left things UNDONE.
 
UNFINISHED.
 
My love might break her, but it’s what I crave– what I need… absolute submission she’ll accept me as her king. Because I’ve already decided, I’ll take her to be my QUEEN and when I do–nothing will be UNDONE between us… we’ll be UNBREAKABLE. 
 
But first, I need to win her back make her understand she was always in my heart, even when the only choice I had was to walk away.
 
LUCE…
 
My heart beats only for him. I waited but he never came. My heart turned to ice and now I’m determined no one will crack it again. But a dangerous man more ruthless than the first pursues me. 
 
They both want me.
 
Desire me.
 
I’m lost in the woods but only one of them can take me home.
 
 
From AMAZON BESTSELLING AUTHOR JAX HART, UNDONE CREED MC #3. This is a standalone full-length novel. You can read this without reading the other two books. However, the author recommends reading in order. 
 
****These series are less about the MC life and more about the men who run them.****
 
This is Smith & Luce’s Story… you first meet them in UNSCRIPTED #2 in the series.

Continue reading

NEW RELEASE TOUR!!! ~ Under The Lies by Sarah E. Green

Title: Under the Lies
Author: Sarah E. Green
Genre: New Adult Romance
Release Date: March 21, 2019
Cover Design: RBA Desings
Six years.
 
That’s how long I was able to stay away.
To ignore the call back home.
 
I could’ve stayed away longer. Could’ve stayed away forever, but I came back for someone who’s now gone.
Leaving me alone.
I thought it’d be safe. That I’d be okay back in a city that’s always felt more like my prison, but then he took notice.
 
Noah Kincaid.
My tormentor, my first crush. My devil.
 
And he’s not only after me. Something was taken from him. Something he requires my help with to get back.
 
Six years ago, I left this city unscathed by the man who ruled my teenage angst.
Now? I don’t think I’ll be as lucky.

Continue reading

NEW RELEASE & EXCERPT TOUR!!! ~ Jules by Giulia Lagomarsino

Title: Jules
Series: Reed Security Series
Author: Giulia Lagomarsino
Genre: Contemporary/Security Romance
Release Date: March 18, 2019
Julian swore he would always love her. He said he would never leave her. He’s about to break that promise. If only she would listen. If only she would trust him. But how much crap can one man take? It’s time to move on.
 
Ivy wants Julian more than anything, but she’s won’t trust anyone with her secrets. Now it’s too late. He doesn’t want her, but she needs him more than ever. If only she could make him understand. If only she had told him sooner how she felt, but that train has left the station and her life is going to hell. She should have told him she loved him when she had the chance.

Continue reading

NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Wrecked by A.K. MacBride

Title: Wrecked
Series: Willow Creek Series
Author: A.K. MacBride
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 11, 2019
Cover Credit: Dazzling Designs

What would you do for the one you love?
Me?
I traded my freedom for hers.
But then she betrayed me and left me to rot without so much as a goodbye.
You know how they say you need to forgive and forget?
Well, I can’t.
I won’t.
In fact, I’m good with never laying eyes on Kenzie Michaels again.
Unfortunately for me, life has other plans.
So when the woman who ripped my heart out of my chest – and stomped on it for good measure – shows up in my town, I’m left dealing with feelings both old and new.
And a single question that rules my every thought: Do I give in and fight for the future we were supposed to have?

Continue reading