Book Review

Chaps and Chance by Jessie Evans

This is the second book that I have read by this author and I can say I might have actually enjoyed this one just a TAD more than I did Leather and Lace. That being said though, HOLY CRAP!!!

The INSTANT chemistry between Layla and Cole was awesome. You could tell they both wished they could go back and change what happened in the past, but that’s just not possible. 

This is only the second book of Jessie Evans’ that I have read, and I can say it will not be the last! Both books that I have read are in the Lonesome Point series, but they have both been stand alones! Having to read about how much Layla had to go through in the past, how much destruction she went through and how much pain she went through, really made me depressed.

I couldn’t wait to get to the next page, to see when Wayne would show up again (He did this pretty often) and I kept waiting for something really bad to happen. Thankfully, this didn’t happen until towards the end, but Layla and Cole showed Wayne who was boss!

The suspense in this book was awesome. There was a part towards the end that really made me nervous! I hoped with all my heart that Layla wouldn’t make the mistake I feared she was about to, a mistake that would haunt her for the rest of her life. Thankfully, she couldn’t go through with it, and I’m glad, because it would have been hurting the one she loved the most!

I felt awful that Cole’s family had to go through such a tremendous loss. I couldn’t imagine something happening to one of my family members, that I was close to.

All in all, I would highly recommend this book! It was one suspenseful moment after another, intertwined with some steamy sex scenes and it all ends in happiness, with some rainbow sprinkles on top!

Chaps and Chance Book Cover Chaps and Chance
Lonesome Point (Volume 5)
Jessie Evans
Romantic Suspense
Self Taught Ninja
March 17, 2015

How far will they go for a second chance...

Years ago, Layla Parker's romantic dreams came true. She married her high school sweetheart and settled into a house on his family's ranch to live happily ever after. But sometimes dreams turn into nightmares and when Layla's husband became abusive, she felt there was no way out. Her big brother was serving overseas, her friends were away at college, and her single father insisted she'd made her bed and now she had to lie in it. It isn't until her father's death over a decade later that Layla gains the courage to leave her marriage. She hopes to find peace living alone, but her dreams of happily ever after died a long time ago.

Cole Lawson has spent years secretly pining for his former best friend. Layla Parker captured his heart sophomore year of high school, but she was already taken. When she married her boyfriend two years later, she and Cole grew apart and have rarely seen each other since. Cole's been a lady killer since the day he realized that his dimpled smile made all the cowgirls swoon, but when he discovers Layla is newly single he's ready to put an end to his womanizing ways and make a serious play for the one who got away.

When tragedy strikes the Lawson family, Cole and Layla's rekindled friendship grows into something more, but soon a dark secret from Layla's past threatens to destroy their shot at forever. Now Cole will have to decide--listen to his heart or to the people warning him that Layla might not be as innocent as she seems.

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