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Title: Last Chance 
Series: A Second Chances Novel
Author: L.P. Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: August 30, 2016
Cover Design by: Mae I Design and Photography

One last chance.

That's all Luke Collins, local bad boy and motocross champion, has to not only find his redemption, but win back the girl he lost. He'll stop at nothing to make her his, even if it means playing dirty.

Lara Jacobs doesn't want her heart broken again and refuses to give Luke a second chance. After he left her after their one night stand, she ran right into the arms of her close friend, Grayson Moore. He's always loved her, and he's determined to make her see he's what she needs.

However, in life nothing goes as planned and tragedy strikes. After a fatal accident nearly claims Lara's life, she's left inside a world she can't remember. 

Her memories are gone, including those of the men vying for her heart. Grayson sees her loss as a possibility to forget her love for Luke, but Luke sees it as an opportunity to start over. All he wants is one last chance to show her that she's the one he's been in love with all along.

*** An updated version of One Taste has been included in Last Chance with all new scenes. I highly recommend reading it again. ***

"LP Dover has done it yet again, ripped our hearts to the core only to rebuild it back together!" ~Romance Book Reviews
"Dover pulls you in and makes you feel all the feels with a ride that will have you on the edge of your seat." ~Embrace the Romance
"A writer like no other, L.P. Dover takes your feelings hostage and doesn't let go until the very last page." ~Crystal's Cozy Corner Blog

“Why can’t I go in there and tell her I’m sorry? She needs to hear it from me.”
“No, she doesn’t because she won’t believe it. You need to do a lot more than tell her you’re sorry. Actions speak louder than words. And until you can show everyone you’ve changed, it’s best you stay away from her. It’ll only make things worse.”
“What if I go in there anyway?” I questioned, crossing my arms over my chest. I didn’t want to fight Evan, but I was getting desperate. I needed her forgiveness, for her to know I never meant to hurt her.

Evan huffed and closed his eyes. “You’ll have to go through me first. Lara doesn’t want to see you. She’s with someone else now.”
It was as if someone had sucker punched me in the gut, the air being ripped out of my lungs as I took the hit. Summer groaned and I glared at her. “Is that true?”
“Yes, but I don’t see how that is any of your business. She’s happy, so leave her be.”
“Fuck that,” I shouted. “I’m going inside.” I tried to push past Evan, but he blocked me. We faced off with each other, the tension rising.
Summer stepped between us with a hand on each of our chests. “Guys, this is stupid. You’re friends.”
I scoffed and backed away. “That’s where I beg to differ,” I said, glaring at Evan. “If our situations were reversed and it was Summer inside, I’d let you go to her. I would give you the benefit of the doubt and accept that you’ve changed. But you’re not going to do that, are you?”
Evan’s face softened and he sighed. “I would, brother, but this night is special for Summer and Lara. The last thing they need is you and Grayson battling it out. I have no doubt he’ll come after you if you go in there.”
I faltered, the anger welling in my chest. “Fucking Grayson? That’s who she’s with?”
“Can you blame her? He was there for her, after everything you put her through,” Summer said.
Peering down at her, I hoped she could see the determination in my face. “You tell her it’s not over. I’m not going to give up.” With those final words, I jumped in my truck and sped out of the parking lot. The thought of Grayson touching her made me so goddamn furious. I didn’t care if she was with him . . . I wasn’t going to give up.

***ARC Provided by the Author for an Honest Review***

Last Chance by L.P Dover was a first for me, and a novel I really enjoyed. It’s a story about second chances, but with kind of a twist. 

To rehash the blurb briefly, we meet Luke Collins, a bad boy vying to redeem himself, not only in the field of motocross, but also to win back the girl he lost.

Lara Jacobs is our main girl, one who after having a one night stand with Luke, gets her heart broken and chooses to fall into the arms of her close friend. Said ‘close friend’ – Grayson Moore, also loves Lara, and is determined to make her see that she is better off with him and not Luke.

Add in some tragedy, and this love triangle has the potential to set any reader on a stormy ride. 

What I enjoyed about this book was that it catered to those of us who sometimes just want something a little less intense, that we can devour in one sitting. It offered everything you expect in a romance novel – steamy sex scenes, with moments that will pull on any women’s heart strings. 

In many romance novels you find there is a predictability about them that makes it hard to actually sit and read the whole story without skimming through sections. That was definitely not the case with Last Chance as just when you thought you knew what was going to happen, our author decided to through in a few twists or surprises to keep it interesting. I love when this occurs because it gives you the opportunity to feel the character’s happiness, and their pain. 

The concept of this story line though, is what drew me in, especially the idea of what lengths one person would have to endure, to prove they are worthy of a second chance. 

Will Lara choose Grayson – the safe bet, the one who appears to be the less likely to break her heart, or Luke – the one who is willing to fight dirty for her, but has never given her a reason to believe he is worthy of holding her heart. 

This is a fantastic read and one I am happy to recommend

This is a five star read for me.

Reviewed by Stacey J


New York Times and USA Today bestselling author L. P. Dover is a southern belle living in North Carolina with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she began her literary journey she worked in periodontics, enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.

She loves to write, but she also loves to play tennis, go on mountain hikes and white water rafting, and has a passion for singing. Her two youngest fans expect a concert each and every night before bedtime, usually Christmas carols. Dover has written countless novels, including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, the Gloves Off series, the Armed & Dangerous series, the Royal Shifters series, and her standalone novel Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic suspense, but if she got to choose a setting in which to live, it would be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.