This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Stacie Haas for Readers' Favorite
In Second Chance in Paradise by Jennifer Peel, Holland Reeves is a young scientist who has devoted her life to earning her Ph.D. in pharmacology and to one day defeating heart disease. Her pursuit of this lofty goal is also an attempt to cure the aches and pains of her own heart—a desperately lonely childhood and a devasting end to the one chance she had at love. With the arrival of a wedding invitation, Holland finds herself back at the Clairborne Resort in Paradise, Alabama, the very place she gave and lost her heart to Porter Clairborne, the son of the resort owners. While Holland and Porter quickly understand that their feelings are as strong as ever, questions remain. Can Porter make amends for leaving? Can Holland’s heart defeat the logic of her analytical brain to give love a second try?
Second Chance in Paradise by Jennifer Peel is one of those romances reminiscent of the memories of one’s first love—the one that just pulls at your heart no matter how much distance there is between you, or how much time has elapsed. The feelings between Holland and Porter are palpable, even after the pair have gone their very separate ways. When circumstances pull them back together, their feelings are obvious to everyone, but it’s a risk to love again. Beyond the love story, there is a powerful interwoven story associated with their family backgrounds. Both seem to understand that to have a future they not only have to deal with their own pasts, but that of their families, too. The familial aspect adds a meaningful depth and richness to their story. Second Chance in Paradise is an engaging and quick read, one that will affect you long after you finish the last page. Highly recommended for lovers of romance!