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A Texas Chance
by Jean Brashear (Goodreads Author)
After a scandal torches her career, hotelier Sophie Carlisle vows to rise from the ashes. She pours her all into turning a run-down house in Austin, Texas, into a fabulous boutique hotel. Now, with the opening mere weeks away, Sophie is running out of both time and money!So when Cade MacAllister swoops in and offers to help, it seems like a godsend. And yet Sophie is leery ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 7th 2012 by Harlequin
(first published January 1st 2012)
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Really good book. Cade and Sophie were both self-sufficient loners. When her friend Jenna volunteers her brother Cade to help her out, Sophie is unwilling to accept the help. But something about Sophie draws Cade in and helps him forget his problems. As they spend time together, both find themselves opening up to the other, telling things they'd never told anyone else. When a bad publicity story came out about Sophie, Cade called in his family to help Sophie get ready to open and counteract the ...more
Apr 14, 2016 Gail rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Nice read. I'm pretty sure I've read it before, but... The hero is a nature photographer who is trying to get a perfect shot on some mountain when he and his partner/ assistant/ friend fall off the mountain. The friend is killed, hero's badly injured. He heals slowly, and can't make himself pick up his camera again. Parents are driving him nuts with their hovering, so he goes to stay with his sister in Austin. The heroine is his sister's friend, renovating an old mansion-cum-boarding house into ...more
Two wounded people--adventure photographer Cade MacAllister and hotelier Sophie Carlisle--struggle with their respective pasts and with the powerful attraction between them. This book gave me what I expect in a Jean Brashear romance: characters I care about, emotional punch, and an HEA that left me smiling. Another winner from this talented author!
A letter to Rod Stewart resulting in a Cinderella birthday for her daughter sowed the seeds of New York Times and USAToday bestselling author Jean Brashear's writing career. A lifelong avid reader, at the age of forty-five with no experience and no training, she decided to see if she could write a book. It was a wild leap that turned her whole life upside down, but she would tell you that though s ...moreMore about Jean Brashear...