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Last Chance Motel (Last Chance Romance #1)

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Eva Hanover - a brilliant career, a gorgeous brownstone in Brooklyn, and a sexy husband. Or, at least, she thinks so. In a wink of an eye, Eva's husband leaves her. She loses the brownstone and her career. With only the clothes on her back, she flees cold New York for the sunnier climate of Key Largo.

As Eva puts it, her marriage went south and so does she. Stuck in Key L
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Kindle Edition, 242 pages
Published August 10th 2014 by Worker Bee Press
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Allison Hartman
Nov 21, 2014 rated it did not like it
Did I seriously pay for this book? I apologize to the author as I could never write a novel but I felt like this was written by a 15 year old! The characters or the story were never developed in my opinion. It went at too fast a pace without ever knowing how the characters felt. The point of view of the characters were changed from one paragraph to the next making it confusing. This story had potential but failed for me. Big fail:(
lesley boughton
Oct 10, 2017 rated it did not like it
That's two hours of my life i won't get back.

Derivative cliche riddled and incredulous. There is no character who is believable or a heroine so naiive. Not sure why I bothered to finish it.
Sheila
Sep 01, 2017 rated it did not like it
Mt mother said that if I couldn't say something nice I shouldn't say anything. I got this book free and that is what it's worth.
Laura Thomas
Sep 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, mystery
This is such a fun read. I was sucked right in. Might be partially because its set in the south and I’m a southern gal. Plus, I love staying in the quaint family owned motels along the coast.

The divorce was tough on Eva and I admired her pluck. She heads to Key Largo and a brand new beginning, buying a worn down little motel and fixing it up.

The author kept the romance real. With Eva just divorced it wasn’t an instant love thing with her contractor, Mike. In fact, the fun thing about it was Eva
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Sabine
Nov 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audio2016, 2016
Romance is not what I normally prefer to read but this one I liked a lot. After her divorce Eva buys an old, run down motel in Florida and remodels it with the help of her contractor Mike. Will it be a success or is she going to lose all her money? And there might be a future for her and Mike together....
Jill
Sep 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I needed a light read after consuming so many serious and rather depressing books lately, and "Last Chance Motel" was just the thing to lighten the mental load for a while! Eva's marriage ended suddenly after the discovery that her husband had found a younger woman, and that the woman was pregnant. The divorce was acrimonious, but she did get her fair share of the valuable restored Brooklyn brownstone that they had both worked so hard on for years. Impulsively, while on a short vacation to the F ...more
Leslie
Aug 18, 2017 rated it liked it
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Meea Parkins
Apr 02, 2018 rated it liked it
I liked it. I didn't have to think too hard, and I enjoyed following the progress of the project in the story, the tension building up between the main characters and the feature flamingo. ;)
I didn't like that the ex-husband character was able to waltz into the story again on a breeze and that Eva let him. I don't buy it that a strong, smart woman would let a man like that back into her life, no matter how much history they shared. I would have liked to see the author find a better way of creati
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Karen Cino
Oct 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Last Chance Motel was a fast paced story. Eve, coming off a bad divorce starts over again at a dilapidated motel that she turns into a beautiful resort. There was a lot of point of view changes throughout the book, which made it a little confusing at first. I look forward to reading more of the series to see how the characters develop and what else happens at the Motel.
Kelly
Sep 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
A Page Turner

This book starts in a way that makes it look like the main story is going to be choosing between two men. As the story continues, a sudden tropical storm keeps escalating and every mistake could be deadly.
I stayed up half the night because I had to find out how it would turn out.
Jo
Apr 04, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
This is a romance that's not very romantic. The alleged hero waffles over whether to make his move or not, and the heroine can't decide whether to finally kick her dirtbag ex to the curb even though she already divorced him. They deserved each other. I was thoroughly exasperated with both of them by the last page.
Jackie
Dec 02, 2017 rated it it was ok
The story had potential, but had too many holes in the plot, too many things happened with no explanation, too many things were unbelievable. I felt like I was reading a rough draft at times. The story jumped thru some parts of the plot & dragged in other places. I didn’t hate the main characters, but I didn’t feel very interested in them either.
Traci
Sep 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Fun Read

This was a good, fast read. I enjoyed the detail the author used as it helped me see everything so clearly - from the motel, to flamingo sign, to the strength of the hurricane. I will read more from this author.
deeann linford
Aug 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
Hurricane of a Romance

Liked the different twist on the story and the romance. It is good to see more to life than money and smooth sailing. The animals definitely added to the story.
Jill James
Sep 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Whew what a start!

Hooray for second chances, especially if they involve an island. This moved along pretty fast. Glad to see there's no triangle game, about as boring as a car chase . I love flamingos, let's see Where that neon takes us next.
K.T.
Apr 11, 2018 rated it liked it
A nice easy read but not great continuity. Some major bloopers in there and some real cheesy moments. But I read it over a couple of hours on my treadmill and overall enjoyed the storyline. I've never been to Key Largo but it made me want to, just not in hurricane season.
Maria
Sep 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Fun read

I liked this story. I thought it would be a heavy read because of how it started with a break up, but surprisingly it was still a happy story. I will read more from this author.
Jackie
Jul 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great second chance story. Eva thought she had everything. A great husband, job, and a chance to fix up an amazing house. Then things went downhill and her husband asks for a divorce. Eva moves on and gets a second chance for romance
Erin Pennings
Sep 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
It's a great beach read. Interesting story, especially given current hurricane events and my own remodeling struggles. And although the book didn't capture me completely, I did find it to be good escape fiction.
Holly
Apr 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book was fun to read. I like the characters and how they developed.
Michelle
Sep 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017
Nice romance. Good beach read.
Missy McAfee-Thornton
Apr 14, 2018 rated it did not like it
Ok but not well written

I got this e-book for my kindle, I was grateful it was free. The author just wasn’t my taste. The language was simplistic and the plot was predictable.
Lori Gregory
Apr 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great book

Great beach/pool/vacation book! Quick read but it made me want to read the rest of the series. Makes me want to visit the keys!
Veron
May 28, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: audiobook
A sweet romance. The characters were relatable and normal which was a refreshing change.
Lisa Neal
Apr 20, 2018 rated it liked it
Cute, light story.
Brian Davis
Apr 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
☺☺☺☺

A sweet story of starting over, finding yourself, and learning what matters. And if course theres a romance here as well.
Scott
Jul 22, 2018 rated it liked it
Fun easy read that presents a nice slice of life from the Keys.
Pat
Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2017, free, review
A feel-good read.
Roberta
Oct 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: chick-lit, romance
This is a great beach read. It's light, it's romance and it's an easy read. I bought the second in the series.
Susan Bourgeois
Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A great love story

Realistic, believable characters. Relatable, due to recent actual hurricane coverage on tv. I found myself feeling the emotions of Eva & Mike.
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