Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Lawman's Second Chance



Love In Bloom

After losing his wife to cancer, Lt. Alexander Steele vowed he'd protect himself and his children from that kind of loss again. But that was before he laid eyes on Lisa Fitzgerald. She welcomes him to town and immediately connects with his shy daughter, Emma. Yet Lisa is a cancer survivor herself, and so a reminder of everything Alex and his family suffered. Will a relationship with her be too much for him to bear? With their love growing even faster than Lisa's beautiful gardens, Alex has to decide whether he can risk his heart once more.

My Review:

This book kept me up until 1:00 a.m. because there wasn't a good place to stop reading and I just had to finish it! A beautiful story on so many levels. The author did the subject matter absolute justice -- with such compassion and humour and heart-tugging honesty.

I lost a very dear friend to breast cancer so this was an emotional read for me. I still get chills thinking about the lovely ways Herne's characters celebrated life and reverenced the memories of those who had lost the fight. That alone made it a wonderfully rewarding read.

Toss in three of the most adorable kids ever, an emotionally wounded hero who finds love in spite of himself and a heroine willing to make sacrifices for those she loves. Add Herne's outrageous humour. Blend with a hefty dose of heartwarming. And top the whole thing off with a thought-provoking inspirational thread and you have the perfect recipe for hours of reading enjoyment -- if you can make it last that long! The Lawman's Second Chance moved me and blessed me and comforted me. I hope it will do the same for you.

Giveaway Opportunity:

If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of The Lawman's Second Chance, please leave a comment below or email me at kavluvstoreadATyahooDOTca. If you post a comment and add your email address, please use AT and DOT instead of @ and . in the address to protect yourself from spammers. If you enter the draw via email please remember to put the title in the subject line so that it's easy for me to spot your entry. Draw will be held and winner announced on Sunday April 21 2013. Offer open to international readers. Good luck!


  1. I love this author! Can't wait to read this new book.
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  2. You and me both, Heidi! Good luck!

  3. Oh, this sounds sweet, I love stories that celebrate life even through tough times. Please add me, Kav!
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  4. Suffering makes one more compassionate to others in their time of need, often wonder if God doesn't give us a cross to bear just so we can be there for our neighbor who needs someone to care in his/her time of need. Would love to read this one just because of this subject. I know I just won a book - but hey can I try for this one too.

  5. Absolutely, Becky! You can try for as many books as you want and we'll let random.org reign over the results! I like your idea about people being able to help others because of what they have been through. That's a huge blessing in the midst of so much hurt and, I think, it ends up lightening the load for both parties. Good luck on the draw.

    1. You're right Kav, we never know whose load we can help lighten when we show that we care. Count me in on this one .... rrwalter34ATgmailDOTcom

  6. The Lawman's Second Chance sounds like a very touching book and one I'd like to read. Thank you, Kave, for offering the opportunity.
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  7. This books sounds great. Thanks for having the giveaway.


  8. Kav, I would like a chance to win this book. Sounds like a good one.
    Maxie mac262(at)me(dot)com

  9. Good luck Kay, Rose and Maxie!

  10. Kav, I love Ruthy and her books...as much as you!!!
    Am excited about her new book and so anxious to read it. Thanks for the giveaway.

  11. Dear Kav,
    I would love to win this book for my church library. Thanks for the opportunity to do so.
    Janet E.

  12. Good luck Jackie and Janet!