Wednesday, July 2, 2014

One More Last Chance

GIVEAWAY

ARMSTRONG, CATHLEEN
ONE MORE LAST CHANCE

Some things never change . . . and some things change you forever.Sarah Cooley has come home to Last Chance, New Mexico, for one reason--because it doesn't change. After a relationship gone bad with a man who wanted to change everything about her, Sarah is more than ready for the town whose motto may as well be, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."

Chris Reed, on the other hand, wants nothing more than to spark some change in the little town. As the new owner of the Dip 'n' Dine, he's shaking things up to draw folks from all over the Southwest into his restaurant.

As it turns out, the winds of change are blowing into Last Chance--just not in the ways that Sarah or Chris might expect.

With the same evocative writing and charming characters that won fans for her debut novel, Cathleen Armstrong invites you back to Last Chance for a heartwarming, romantic story of two people navigating the twists and turns of life in a small town.

My Review:

This second book in the A Place to Call Home series is just as incredible as the first! And we're right back in Last Chance, New Mexico with the same collection of well-meaning town busy bodies who don't know the meaning of the word 'no'. They just bulldoze their way through any situation with enough love to make up for their lack of finesse. I want to live in Last Chance!

And everyone needs a grandmother like Elizabeth. Spunky and gracious and full of unconditional love. There are life lessons to be learned just reading about Sarah's grandmother.

I love the fresh angle of small-town girl wanting to come home after college. She comes back for her first teaching assignment basking in the glory of how unchanged Last Chance remains. Sarah has a problem with change. Unfortunately our hero, Chris, is full of plans to instigate change. Talk about a clash of wills! Sarah is prejudiced right from the very start while poor Chris is royally smitten.

And if that isn't complicated enough there's a gut-wrenching secondary plot that will pull at your heartstrings. One More Last Chance is a beautiful celebration of embracing change in order to live life to the fullest.

GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY:

If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of One More Last 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 July 6 2014. Offer open to international readers. Good luck!

*My thanks to the publisher and Net Galley for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

21 comments:

  1. Sounds SO lovely! And I love the cover.

    Thank you, Kav, as usual, for your kindness!

    janka(dot)halcinova(at)gmail(dot)com

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  2. Eye catching colours in that sky, eh? It's such a good read, Janka. Cathleen Armstrong has become one of my favourite authors and this is only her second book! Good luck!

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  3. Kav,
    I would love to read this book. The cover of this book is so Beautiful.
    oh dot hello dot hiya at gmail dot com

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    1. I certainly hope you get the chance. Good luck, Danie.

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  4. I love the beautiful cover of this book and it sounds great! Count me in on this one and thank you for the opportunity, Kav!

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

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    1. You're welcome, Melanie. Good luck!

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  5. I agree with everyone, this cover is eye catching.... but most of all I love to read new author books. rrwalter34ATgmailDOTcom

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    1. And she's an awesome new author. Good luck, Becky!

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  6. Having grown up in a small town, this sounds like it might be an interesting read. It's not always easy to see changes to those things we grew up with...

    pattymh2000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. Lucky you, Patty. I'm a small town girl at heart. Good luck!

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  7. I have not read Cathleen Armstrong yet, but am certainly eager to after reading your glowing review. Thank you!

    texaggs2000 at gmail dot com

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    1. Glad I could sway you, Britney. Good luck!

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  8. Hi Kav. I loved this cover when I first saw it. And loved your review of it. Really sounds like I will like it. I'm one who doesn't care too much for change either. Lots of times it just brings trouble. Please give me an entry for a chance to win it.
    Maxie > mac262(at)me(dot)com <

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    1. I know -- change is hard for me too. I derive comfort from sameness. :-) Good luck, Maxie.

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  9. More More Last Chance sounds great, this series has been on my wish list. I loved your review, thanks for a "chance" to win it! :)
    worthy2bpraised at gmail dot com

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    1. You're welcome, Merry. Good luck!

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  10. Opps, One More Last Chance... :)

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  11. Oh, I agree! It was so neat that she wanted to stay in her small town. (So, on most days, do I!)
    I'd love to win this book for my Aunt.
    mickeydog AT myfairpoint DOT net

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  12. I'm always eager to try a new author and the story sounds intriguing. Thanks for the giveaway!

    ecriggs1990(at)aol(dot)com

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    1. You're welcome, Liz. Good luck!

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