Thursday, August 15, 2013

Welcome to Last Chance by Cathleen Armstrong - Revell Tour

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She's learned you can't count on anyone--but she didn't count on landing in Last Chance.
The red warning light on her car dashboard may have driven Lainie Davis to seek help in the tiny town of Last Chance, New Mexico, but as she meets the people who make this one-horse town their home, it's her heart hat is flashing bright red warning lights. These people are entirely to nice, too accommodating and too interested in her personal life--especially since she's on the run and hoping to slip away unnoticed.
 
Yet in spite of herself, Lainie is increasingly drawn into the small-town dramas and to a handsome local guy with a secret of his own. Could Lainie actually make a life in this little town? Or will the past catch up to her even here in the middle of nowhere?
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This book is available at Baker Publishing  and Deeper Shopping

My Thoughts:
Everyone needs a town like Last Chance, where people accept you no matter what your past and love you for who you are even if they don't know you. Where people take you under their wing and give you a fresh new beginning and a chance to get back on your feet again. This is what this book is about. A group of caring Christian people in a small girl take a young girl into their home, life, and town and nurture her back to a new life. She is running from her past, but doesn't everyone in Last Chance have a past? People learn to forgive and focus on the here and now rather than what used to be. I like that! It is not always easy to get past the past, but God forgives and forgets and with Him we all can become new creatures. What I love about this book is that people care, and give second chances. The story was very enjoyable, the characters real and their stories believable. Last Chance is a place any of us could call home.

About the Author:
Cathleen Armstrong lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, Ed, and their corgi. Though she has been in California for many years now, her roots remain deep in New Mexico where she grew up and where much of her family still lives. Welcome To Last Chance won the 2009 American Christian Fiction Writers Genesis Award for women's fiction.



Available August 2013 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

A big thanks to Revell for sending out a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.

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