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Crown's Chance at Love

(Six Degrees #1)

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4.04  ·  Rating details ·  311 ratings  ·  100 reviews
Sabrina Miller lives in darkness. Having lost the love of her life just three years ago, she is content to live her life in muted grey just so she doesn’t have to feel. As a single mother of three she immerses herself in her career and daily routine all while letting her inner light extinguish.
One Tuesday morning, a chance encounter with Michael Crown threatens to break do
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Kindle Edition, 640 pages
Published August 28th 2014
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Erin McKinley Carnevale
Oct 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
If I could give more than five stars, I would!

Right from the prologue, you're in. I seriously cried THE. WHOLE. TIME!

This book is about a second chance love and what it takes to get there. This journey between Sabrina and Mike, was beautiful. There were times I wanted to choke him. I understood why he would feel some what responsible for Sabrina's situation but when she tells him that she doesn't see things the way he does, BELIEVE HER MAN!

See, I don't know if I could feel the same as her and b
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Wendy ⏃: ✦Cheeky Chicks Blogger✦
+++ 6 SECOND CHANCE STARS! +++

This story stole my breath, made me laugh & cry, & want to punch a hole in the wall! There wasn't a scene or a moment that I didn't cherish. When a story has the ability to make me cry it instantly becomes one of those books that will forever have a special place in my heart. This story was well written, although it had its errors along the way, it just didn't matter because this was one beautiful story! There were also amazing secondary characters that play
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Brie
Oct 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ccbh-reviewed
This has been one of the hardest reviews I have had to write. Not because the book sucked, in fact it was the total opposite, this book freaking rocks! It was just so hard for me because my emotions where all over the place after reading this story. I became emotionally attached to the characters in a way I have never been before. My heart is still going through the emotions of the book and it’s been 2 days! As I write this review, I feel every emotion all over again and remember the moments I l ...more
Dianne
Sep 02, 2014 rated it liked it
I had a hard time on how to rate this book. I loved the storyline and really liked that the main characters were in their mid to late 30's and not mid 20's. However the editing and inconsistencies was hard to get past. I am not usually picky about editing issues but there was so many in this book it was hard to ignore. Also, the over use of certain words. When Mike and his friend are having a conversation they said dude every other word. Dude, It was ridiculous. Dude, intelligent men in their la ...more
Sharing My
Sep 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is a must-read romance!

I fell in love with Mike and Sabrina. They both fought their feelings for each other and tried to pretend they were just friends, but it was easy to tell that it was more. I liked how forgiving Sabrina was, even though she probably shouldn't have sometimes, and hated Mike at times, but I really enjoyed their journey. I am looking forward to the next book in this series. I hope Nick gets his story.
Heather lunsford
Aug 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
OMG! I felt every single emotion writen! I laughed, cried, had my heart broken, and mended back, had moments where I released the breath I didn't know I was holding!
Can't wait for the rest of the series! Will definitely read again!
W. Ferraro
Aug 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 STEAMY STARS

This story seemed to leap right off my kindle. It makes you just want to crawl right into Mayra Statham's mind and demand to know what else she has planned for us.

This story follows Sabrina who is recently widowed with three children. She wakes up one day and realizes her life is no longer how she had planned. No more is the love of her life at her side. Everything going forward she must now face alone. Just going through the motions of sun up to sun down. That is until she runs
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Michele McMullen
Nov 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Sabrina Miller is living the most beautiful life. She has a loving husband, beautiful children and devoted friends. That world is shattered on one fall morning when a tragic accident leaves her a widow. She is left broken and battered with her children. She is unable to face the life they had made together so she picks up and moves closer to her family.
Michael Crown has lived with the guilt of that fateful fall day. Could he have done something to prevent Sabrina's loss. He has made it his life
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Small Adventures, Full Hearts
I really really loved this book..this book has everything...the tragedy, the romance, the heart , the angst, and the Hot and Sexy parts I enjoy..I loved every single minute of it.

Mayra did a fabulous job with her characters, her writing was amazing and her story was incredible.

I loved watching Mike and Sabrina romance... I was fighting for them the entire time ...yeah mike may have done stuff that pissed me off but he was so warm and likable I made excused myself for his actions;)

Sabrina ..I ad
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Maureen Mckenzie
Aug 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Newly introduced to Mayra and couldn't wait to read. Fell in love from the first page. So many emotions. Loved the fact that it was a complete story and wasn't left wondering and waiting for more. Sabrina is a strong character, fantastic mom, and a genuine person you could easily picture as being her best friend. Mike is a great fit for her. it was so easy to get lost in this story, and every time i had to put it down, I couldn't wait to start again. Looking forward to following Mayra and readin ...more
Jodie
Sep 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
what a book and its Mayra's debut too i have been given an arc to read and had me hooked from beginning. A sad start to story which straight away had me wanting to know more and it just got better and better then the thing i had been waiting for happened so i thought book was ready to end i was shocked as it carried on and got better.i connected to the character's in this book and found myself crying my way through some parts.A lovely read that had me hooked thank you Mayra what a lovely surpris ...more
Shay
Sep 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
FLOVED this story! Mike and Sabrina....just gave me all the feels. My only complaint is I felt like it went further on when it could have had maybe some deleted scenes. It didn't take away from the story mind you. I can't wait to see what's next!

Maggie Lugo
Oct 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Given ARC for Review

I LOVED this book!!
I read the synopsis and I immediately said "I have to read this!"
My heart ached for Sabrina, my heart mended with hers, I fell in love with the characters! Her kids, Mike, Sabrina, Nick... All of them. I cannot wait for more!!
Rhonda Bowlin
Sep 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Great Book!!!! Once I started I couldn't put it down, stayed up way to late to finish, but it was totally worth it!!!!
Michele
Sep 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
with the exception of all the typos. ...I loved it!
Caitlin King
Sep 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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**20++ Sexy, Amazing, Unbelievable Stars**

I'm not exaggerating when I say I have found my new favorite author. Mayra Statham's debut novel, Crown's Chance at Love is honestly exactly how I want a book to be done. I read a ton of books and I feel like they all are missing something.. But Crown's Chance at Love meets every single criteria I look for.

Sabrina is trying to over come a huge loss. The loss of her husband just 3 years ago. She has been numb for 3 long years and hasn't really lived her l
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Not Another Damn Blog
Sep 15, 2014 rated it really liked it

Favorite Quotes or Lines:

“You made me feel again, see things in bright colors. Sean’s gone and I mourned him, but life goes on. He will always have a part of my heart, I can’t lie to you and tell you otherwise, but you are there, too.”

NADBB was asked to review Mayra Stratham's debut, Crown Chance at Love. This book had our
resident reviewer see sawing back and forth on a journey that might have made her sea sick, but somehow she still enjoyed the ride.

Synopsis:
Sabrina Miller has had a hard blow
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KFForever
Oct 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed by Dawn Vickers on behalf of Kindle Friends Forever

Sabrina Miller's world is turned upside down one morning when her husband is tragically killed on his way to work. Left with three children, she focuses on them to get her through each day. With the help of her friend Nick, she gets through it and moves on with her life. Four years later, her world changes again when she bumps into Mike who she instantly feels attracted to. And he to her, but he carries a secret that involves Sabrina. A
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Lisa
Nov 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
For me, this was a story about the journey the characters find themselves on as they discover each other and their feelings for each other. It is not an easy journey for either Sabrina or Michael although for different reasons. It is emotional yet at times full of fun and sweetness.

The story starts with profound grief as Sabrina lays to rest her husband who was killed by a drunk driver and contemplates the future for herself and her three children. Tissues needed as you understand the incredibl
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BooksandBeyondFiftyShades
Nov 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Living in Berkeley, CA with her husband and three children, Sabrina Miller lived a wonderful life. Always adventurous and shining bright with happiness, she lived her life to the fullest for her family. Until one morning in October, her world was turned upside down.

After the sudden death of her husband, Sean, Sabrina is left to pick up the pieces. Sabrina and her children moved back to Pasadena, CA where she has the support of her friends and family to help her get their lives back on track. It
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Amy  Crull
Oct 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
I was given this book for an honest review
SO this book goes thru every emotion you can think of. Sabrina goes thru the ultimate tragedy, she loses her husband in a drunk driving accident. She is left to raise their three children, thankfully with the help of her family and friends, she get thru the 3 years with very little trouble. She has moved and found an amazing job. A chance run in changes her life, she runs into Mike and the sparks fly. He already knows who she is and pretty much everyth
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Mary  Sanchez Cortez
Sep 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book was not at all what I thought. When I read the blurb and started reading I thought it be a fun loving make you heart happy book. But was I wrong...

Sabrina is a widow mom of 3 who has a tragic story. She going thru the motions with no spark to her life. Then you meet Mike who has the weight on he shoulders scared by a burden. But there sparks from the beginning for these two. Sabrina brings fireworks and future to Mike life. Mike brings the spark back to her life and a thought of a true
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***Cheryl***
Sep 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

This is the debut novel from Mayra Stratham and I really enjoyed it.


The story is about Sabrina and Michael (Mike). Sabrina is a window who’s husband died in a car accident three years. One day Sabrina bumps into Mike in a local coffee shop and there is an instant connection between them. Mike awakens something she hasn’t felt since her husband’s death. Mike however carries around with him a guilt which he has tried to forget . Will Mike’s guilt ruin the connect between Mike and Sabrin
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Escape Reality with Books
Sep 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is a fantastic debut from new author Mayra Statham.

Follow the story of Sabrina and Mike Crown (whom the book is named after) and their pursuit of heartbreak, acceptance, happiness and love.

Sabrina loses her husband and father to her three children in a horrific car accident by a drunk driver. Left to pick up of the pieces of her and her children’s devastation, Sabrina finds herself moving through the everyday paces of life in a monotonous fashion. Then she meets Mike Crown.

Sabrina has found
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Bloggers From Down Under
*** Provided on behalf of the author for an honest review ***

Crowns chance at love is about Sabrina who loses her husband in a terrible tragedy…… Leaving behind a wife and 3 small children.

She bumps into what she thinks is by chance a man at Starbucks and they hit it off and learn to get to know each other. Little does Sabrina relies that Mike is keeping a really big secret from her and isn’t sure how to tell her.

It all comes to a head and they work things out and it becomes a happy ever after.

W
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Twin Opinions
Oct 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Okay, so get the tissues before you even start. This is one of the best books I have ever read. So emotional and so good! I was blown away here and am still feeling the emotions of this book. Just thinking about it I start to get teary eyed. I felt so many emotions with Sabrina. I think she is one of the most amazing characters I have ever read. I have no real words to explain just how powerful the emotions you will feel are. Mike is one sexy 40 year old. How can you not fall for this man. The b ...more
Tracie Douglas
Sep 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing

Mayra Statham has a gift. She weilds her pen with beautiful use of language, emotion, character development and imagery. I was hooked after the first few pages and though I tried to take my time, the pages flew by.

I have never felt such a strong connection to any character, let alone multiple characters, in a single book. I laughed, I cried, I wanted to smack some people and punch out others. I felt myself rooting for the couple and hoping they would work it out already. She knew her characters
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Missy Harton
Sep 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
WOW!! Powerful love story!! For those of you needing an older couple to relate to instead of the twenty something characters that are so popular in romances today....This book I'd for YOU!!

Thirty six year old Sabrina Miller, a widowed mother of three, has been an empty shell since the death of her husband almost four years ago. Mike Crown, almost fourty, is VP of his father's company. Resently single after a ten year relationship, he's not sure where his life is headed. All he knows is that he c
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Laura
Oct 23, 2014 added it
DNF.

I came across this book on Amazon yesterday and LOVED the blurb and plot and I one clicked it. After reading last night and today at lunch, I was so frustrated with misspelled words, the change from first to third person and lack of editing that I couldn't finish it.

HOWEVER...I do think that with these things fixed this book could be excellent. It could be a wonderful story between two people. A second chance at life after things had gone so wrong. I loved the characters. I loved the plot,
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Lisa A
Oct 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
Great love story where the characters are in their late 30's early 40's. Very strong heroine, Sabrina over comes her husband's tragic death, raising three young kids and starting a new life for herself. One day by "chance" she meets Mike Crown, wealthy, tall, extremely good looking and too good to be true for Sabrina and her kids. There is chemistry from the first meeting and the two get to "Know One Another" for months. But Mike is hiding a big secret and feels when Sabrina finds out she won't ...more
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