Monday, February 9, 2015

At Home in Last Chance by Cathleen Armstrong (Review)

  • Series: A Place to Call Home (Book 3)
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Revell (January 6, 2015)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800722487

Kaitlyn Reed and Steven Braden have always had a similar philosophy of life: when the going gets tough, they get going--out of town and away from the problem. Now they are both back in Last Chance, New Mexico, and trying to start over. Kaitlyn is working to reestablish a relationship with the seven-year-old daughter she left behind six months earlier. Steven is trying to prove to his family that he is not the irresponsible charmer they have always known him to be. As Kaitlyn and Steven find themselves drawn to one another, one big question keeps getting in the way: How will they learn to trust each other when they don't even trust themselves?

With emotional depth and characters who leap off the page and into the reader's psyche, Cathleen Armstrong continues to delight her readers and win new fans. Readers will be thrilled to return once more to the small town they've grown to love.

My Review:

This is the third book in the Place to Call Home series. The characters are the same but the focus changes to different characters in each book. This book centers on Kaitlyn and Steven. In the last book Kaitlyn leaves her daughter with her brother to run off with a man. I did not like her in the last book and it took me awhile to like her in this book. In the end I feel like I understood her character better. Steven was a charmer and still is with women. He is trying to convince everyone that he has turned on a new leaf. These two are perfect for each other. The book would not have worked as good if they were paired with a "perfect" no mistakes character. The characters and plot are well developed and the book held my attention. I hope there is another book in this series. I enjoyed reading all of them and the setting of Last Chance, New Mexico. Recommended. 

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. She is the author of Welcome to Last Chance, winner of the 2009 American Christian Fiction Writers Genesis Award for Women's Fiction, and One More Last Chance.

Review Copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review. 

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