About the Book
Book: More Than A Second Chance
Author: Lisa Renee
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Release Date: August 30, 2019
Does Cassie deserve another chance at love?
Cassie Chambers, a dedicated youth worker, is determined to rescue the troubled youth in the city of Perth, Australia.
Cassie has made mistakes but hasn’t allowed tragedy or divorce to stop her. She devotes every working hour at Youth Connect. But her own needs are neglected.
Chef Chris Evanson offers work experience to young men from Youth Connect. Cassie and Chris’s encounters become more than sassy bantering with a hint of attraction. Chris is a sincere romantic.
How will Chris respond when he finds out her secret? She must tell him before he falls in love. Will he believe she deserves more than a second chance?
To complicate matters, one of Youth Connect’s troubled teens needs rescuing. She’s pregnant and moves in with Cassie, bringing absolute chaos. Chris gains insight into what life with Cassie involves. Does he still want the total package? Is Chris her true soul mate?
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This book had moments that me really sad, like when a character's parents were so unforgiving and downright mean. I was thinking no wonder this character turned to drugs and premarital sex.
The book has talk of abortion, but it is a clean book, and I am happy to report that abortion was not part of the story line. This book has a remarriage counseling section on sex, but it also clean and gives a Christian perceptive view so I really recommend this book to readers who like to read clean books with real issues with characters who show that life can have meaning after heartbreaks and failures.
This book though fiction is really inspiring and I think it would be a great book club section. I think it would evoke a great discussion and maybe some healing to others.
I think this is my favorite read of 2020 so far.
I was given a complimentary copy by the author and Celebrate Lit. These opinions are my own.
About the Author
Lisa Ren’ee is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Omega Writers, Australia. With an Australian theme, she wrote the Single Again series featuring More Than a Second Chance and Acres of Promise, to encourage women to heal past wounds and to dare trust again.
Lisa adores babies enough to have seven of her own. Recently, Lisa has taken up breeding Ragdoll cats instead of breeding humans.
The tribe lives in Australia, where Lisa and her husband enjoy their writing projects, public speaking, and are on the pastoral team at their church.
More from Lisa
What inspired you to start writing?
I’ve read many wonderful Christian novels of first-time love. Unfortunately, not all of us have experienced a strong lasting marriage. I’ve met many women who’ve had a husband turn away from their Christian faith and left the marriage. I want to encourage those women that God can restore what was lost with a faithful man.
My message is not to rush ahead of God’s timing. My characters are more cautious since they know life can throw unexpected blows. They learn to trust and open their hearts again, which takes time.
My first series tackles the central issue of divorce. More Than A Second Chance also addresses the challenges of infertility and grief. The story is wrapped around a new romance with plenty of humor and light-hearted moments to balance out the themes.
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Sounds like a good book.
Thank you for sharing your awesome review! This sounds like a must read for me
So great that you enjoyed it! It's a big deal to claim it as a favorite.
Thank you for sharing your book with us and for the giveaway as well. I appreciate them both.
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