Their Second Chance at Love

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Pub Date 05 Feb 2024 | Archive Date 06 Mar 2024

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She’s lost everything.

He’s running from his past.

Erin’s a single mom doing her best to make ends meet. She and her children live with the eccentric widow in town, and she’s finally getting her head above water when a familiar face from her past returns. Logan’s back to fix up the house he grew up in and get it ready to sell, but he never thought he’d find the woman he once loved living there with her two young children.

While Erin’s looking for a way to buy the old Victorian, Logan’s looking for a way out of town. But neither one expected to find love in the process.

Their Second Chance at Love is a Christian romance that will make you believe in second chances and remind you of God's faithfulness even in the darkest of storms.

She’s lost everything.

He’s running from his past.

Erin’s a single mom doing her best to make ends meet. She and her children live with the eccentric widow in town, and she’s finally getting her...

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This was a sweet story! I loved how quickly we got the back story & then got to know the main characters to fall in love with them too! Very enjoyable. I look forward to reading more of Kayla Tirrell's books!

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This was such a sweet love story. An easy read and I finished it in one afternoon. A tear jerking story of loss, heartache, pain, and forgiveness, redemption, and overwhelming love. I highly recommend this book. I recieved an advance copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Their Second Chance at Love is a sweet story that deserves praise. It jumps into backstory very early which I appreciated as you are able to get to the heart of the story right away.
Frostford felt like a cozy and reading about Aunt Betty’s house and her pink porch swing made me smile. The two main characters, Erin and Logan, felt genuine to me and I liked them both very much.
Love, forgiveness , and hope are themes seen throughout this story and everyone has needed one of them should read this book.

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I absolutely enjoyed this story!

As a mom and a baker and cake decorator I was easily able to relate to Erin. I loved her interactions with her children, and the love and tenderness that she showed them.
The Mention of Munsch’s Love You Forever brought some tears to my eyes as that book is dear to my heart!

I love the elements of faith, and Christianity and the growth for all of the characters. Aunt Betty was loveable, everyone needs an aunt Betty in their life! And Samantha and Parker! I love books that include children, and these two were delightful to read about!

This was my first book by Kayla, read through NetGalley and I don’t think it will be my last!

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A very sweet, cute Christian read. The author brought me to tears a few times, with all sorts of emotions!

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"Their Second Chance at Love" is a sweet best friends/after a loss romance. Erin and Logan were best friends, then Logan and Jake meet and later on Erin and Jake end up married and have 2 children together. Jake realizes too late he's in love with Erin and takes off. The story picks up 10 years after Erin and Jake get married and about a year after Jake passes away from cancer. "Aunt Betty", the woman who took care of Logan after his parents died as a child brings Logan back to his hometown in Colorado to help her get the house ready to sell so she can move to Florida with him. What Logan doesn't know is that Erin and her two children have moved in with Aunt Betty to help them out after some financial struggles.

The characters and story are very realistic. They have real life struggles that they are dealing with, emotions that are relatable and even the children have ways of coping that are realistic to losing a parent. If you are looking for a realistic friends to lovers and what happens after the loss of a spouse/parent this book is for you.

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Swoon! I read this book in 1 day…such a sweet story. Watching the MMC interact with the children was precious and we all need an Aunt Betty in our world!

The ending felt a bit rushed…but everyone processes grief and moving on differently and it certainly wasn’t enough for me to take a star away in my review. When reading I’m looking for characters I love, some laughs and swoony moments, and a HEA. This book definitely delivered! I love a good single mom romance.

Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC. Highly recommend!

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A delightful story of forgiveness and loving compassion. A reminder that there is life and love after facing death of a loved one. An encouragement to me.

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This was my first time reading a book written by Kayla Tirrel and I cried during many moments of the story. It was a book that didn’t have a lot of extra drama or other characters but focused mainly on one storyline and the characters developed in it. I enjoyed the read very much and will be looking into her other books.

There were quite a few typos in the book but other than that it was a great read.

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Kayla Tirrell is a new to me Author and this book was a delightful read. I’ve found a new Author that I enjoy and I’m sure I will be reading more of her books. I loved the characters and connected with them early in the book. The story was about second chances, forgiveness, overcoming grief and romance. Once I got into the story I didn’t want to put the book down. It was inspirational, heart warming and I loved the ending.

One of my favorite characters in the book was Aunt Betty. She really wasn’t an Aunt to the other characters in the story but everyone thought of her as an Aunt. Aunt Betty was a caring person who helped a lot of people and had a lot of love to pass around to those who needed it. The two main characters were Logan West and Erin Carlisle. They grew up together but the years separated them. Logan left Frostford before Erin married his best friend. Truth was that Logan was running away because not only was Erin his friend but he loved her. He couldn’t stick around and watch her marry his best friend. Erin’s two children , seven year old Samantha and 4 year old Parker were absolutely adorable. When Aunt Betty needs help Logan returns and doesn’t realize that he will be seeing a lot of Erin again while he’s helping his Aunt. Logan still has feelings for Erin. She is hurt and angry that Logan just up and left 10 years ago and never kept up with her or Jake in all that time. She hasn’t a clue why he up and left just before her wedding .

I recommend this book to readers of contemporary romance, Christian Fiction, woman’s Fiction and clean read. This book is a standalone. Their Second Chance at Love is scheduled to be released on 2/5/24.

I voluntarily read an advanced readers copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions expressed here in this review are my own.

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4.5 out of 5 stars

I received an ARC via NetGalley and BooksGoSocial and am voluntarily leaving a review. The book's blurb is straightforward. Their Second Chance at Love is told through Logan and Erin's pov and is an uplifting second chance romance. This is a Christian romance but, as long as you don't have negative feelings towards God, you can still enjoy this story even if you aren't a believer. Being back in the town he grew up in is the last thing that Logan wants. It holds heartache that he is forced to confront in the form of childhood best friend, Erin. Losing her husband and raising their two children alone has been a difficult adjustment. She's still trying to keep her head above water and Logan's reappearance doesn't help that. Because of their past, there was a familiarity between them that made it easy for them to care about each other - despite the years and what had passed- but their romance was a slow burn. I liked the tiny bit of angst that existed between them as they got reacquainted. I liked the way that Logan proved himself with his actions. Their romance was a clean one consisting of sweet kisses, that were more descriptive than saying "they kissed" but weren't steamy, and no foul language was used. Overall, this sweet novella is one readers will like.

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Erin and Logan were best friends in high school. They even went to the same college. That is where they became friends with Jake. Erin and Jake end up getting engaged. Logan secretly loved Erin and couldn't handle seeing Jake and Erin marry ,so he left. A decade later, he returns to make improvements on "Aunt Betty's" home to to get it ready to sell. He is unaware that Erin (now widowed) and her 2 children are living with Aunt Betty..

I liked this book. It was a sweet story and a quick read. It shows how God will get you through your darkest days. It showed how Logan was capable of things he didn't think he was capable of. It was a bit predictable but still enjoyable. Aunt Betty was a great character. I would recommend but probably only to believers in God.

Thank you to Netgalley for an advanced copy.

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This is a wonderful book that was a joy to read. It's a sweet heartwarming story that is full of emotions.
I loved it and highly recommend this book.
I received a complimentary copy and was not required to write a review. All opinions expressed are my own.

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This was such a sweet read. The characters came to life. So hopeful. I'd love to read more from this author.

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A sweet Christian Romance. Logan left home unexpectedly years ago, but is now back to fix up and sell a house before moving on to the next chapter of his life. What he doesn’t expect is to find Erin, the reason he left, and her family living there.

This is a beautiful second chance romance, with great faith and forgiveness storylines.

Devoured in one sitting.

Thank you to the Author, Publisher and NetGalley UK for a free ebook in exchange for an honest review.

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Erin wants to buy Aunt Betty's Victorian house, but it needs work. At the same time, Erin needs work to earn the money to buy the house where she and her children are living. She has been commissioned to make a wedding cake, and her dreams fall apart when the handyman, Logan, Aunt Betty has hired and Erin's son throw a football inside the house and topple the cake. Erin falls on her own sword to right the wrong she is ultimately responsible for, but ultimately it costs her the money she needs to buy Aunt Betty's house.

Logan has been gone from town for several years because he had unresolved feelings that came up when his best friend and Erin's husband died of cancer. He couldn't come to terms with the feelings he was having, so he thought the better choice was to leave.

Kayla Tirrell has woven together a novel that explains how God is at work even in the background of our lives. She also shows what second chances are like in God's family. Their Second Chance at Love is a bit of a light-hearted book with some depth to it. It moves the heart in ways that are unexpected. This is a strong four star book.

Books Go Social provided the copy I read for this review. All opinions expressed are solely my own.

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Their Second Chance at Love is a well written romance. I throughly enjoyed the plot and character dynamics. My thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for my advance copy. This is my unbiased review.

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A love story about the lives of Erin and Logan and the story of their past and how the rest of their lives will play out for them.. Erinchildre Samantha and Parker are adorable and we all need an Auntie Betty in our lives.

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My first book my this author and won’t be my last. This was such a sweet romance that held my interest throughout. I enjoyed the characters and how they interacted with each other even when hurt - disappointed and confused. I loved the aunt and how she meddled but not full force. The Christian component was natural and not disjointed from the story.

Thank you to Netgalley for an advanced copy. All opinions are my own.

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